When a teenager is given to the care of his grandmother (Jacki Weaver), he must find his place in the criminal family she rules with a will of iron. Michôd’s film spawned a US TV series and finally launched Jacki Weaver to international stardom.
'Animal Kingdom is an art-house crime saga that will put your heart in your mouth, a moody, brooding, modern-day film noir … Faultlessly acted by top Australian talent, including Guy Pearce, Ben Mendelsohn and Jacki Weaver, Animal Kingdom marries heightened emotionality with cool contemporary style.' – The Los Angeles Times
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