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Must Watch: Fantastic International Animal Kingdom Trailer

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March 26, 2010
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Animal Kingdom Trailer

Don't be confused, this isn't a Disney movie at all. Animal Kingdom is the incredibly intense and highly praised gang drama from Australia that played at Sundance earlier this year (watch our video review). Back in December, an early teaser hit, but this is the trailer that everyone needs to watch to understand what this movie is and why it's so damn good. I know it's hard to get excited for something without seeing any footage when there's buzz coming from a big festival, but now we've got this trailer to introduce you to one of the best films coming out of Sundance this year. Although I think it does show a little too much. Watch below.

Watch the international trailer for David Michôd's Animal Kingdom:

Be sure to check out the official website for the film located at: animalkingdommovie.com

Animal Kingdom is both written and directed by Australian filmmaker David Michôd. Here's a great little blurb from the Sundance guide: "Wielding a formidable cinematic lexicon, writer/director David Michôd shows complete command of every frame as he shifts between simmering intensity and gut-wrenching drama. There isn't a false note in the film as it follows through on the tantalizing promise displayed in his shorts and unleashes a fierce new voice in Australian cinema." Make sure you add this to your list of films to see from Sundance, it's worth it! Sony Pictures Classics picked this up but hasn't set an opening yet.

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  • Syphous
    Looks good.
  • DoomCanoe
    oh hell yes good movies make me so damn happy
  • Shane
    Looks fantastic. Guy Pearce certainly knows how to pick the good ones.
  • DiR3cT
    Bloody brilliant! I can't wait to see this. The DVD will be good to since Madman is distributing the film.
  • DiR3cT
    Also I heard it was set in the 1980's, I am dead certain no armed response units back then were sporting the kit that officer had in that brief look. Theres no way they carried M4 assualt rifles.
  • Sharlto
    That was fucking BRILLIANT. Guy Pierce looks BADASS.
  • Matty
    This movie looks amazing. But, Air Supply? That was a little strange.
  • frank
    Air supply ...? not watching this movie.
  • lego
    that was pretty heavy. looks incredible.
  • Airchinapilot
    Why why why Air Supply?? Totally wrecked the mood for what looks like a great film.
  • http://iconocritic.com peloquin
    So if this trailer shows too much, and I'm already planning on seeing it, should I watch it or will it spoil the film?
  • GArham
    I totally, 100% agree with Jeffrey/#12
  • JEFFREY
    I think they were trying to achieve with the Air Supply song what Scorcese achieved with the Lala(reprise) for Goodfellas. I for one loved the use of "All out of Love". Looks gripping and I'm diggning the feel.
  • JEFFREY
    ^^^^ sorry Laila (Reprise)
  • Xerxex
    S O L D I loved the Air Supply song! Yeah I said it!
  • beavis
    looks intense..........i'm in!
  • slopshoe smith
    crap...cant see the trailer...bad server here...*sigh*
  • Geoff
    Guy Piece + Porn Stache = win
  • McQueen85
    Guy Pearce sure knows how to pick 'em! Great find Alex, cheers mate!
  • kLo
    Oh come on. Am I the only one that thinks this looks lame. Australian crime movie? LOL. Give me a break.
  • kLo
    No well know actors. No well know director. And a story that takes place in a part of the world, nobody cares about. Fail.
  • Hellboy
    Klo - you are a moron. This looks epic.
  • Xerxex
    KLo um...you're fail.
  • Stephen
    I don't think you have to worry about it showing too much, Alex. It's all so disconnected, with so may people I didn't recognize, that I had no idea what was going on in it at all. But I still thought it looked great.
  • MVPD01
    Klo your a complete tosser, So you've never heard of Guy Pearce....So you don't care about this part of the world hey, your the failure mate. Australia is the best country in the world idiot
  • KepaX
    Australia sucks. So does its movies.
  • Vanagwathiel
    I think it sucks that I'll never see this in our cinemas here in the Philippines and I'll have to settle for a download. And the Air Supply song wasn't that bad. I like how they played it during the really instense scenes. Gave me goosebumps a bit. Klo and KepaX should make out.
  • Cineprog
    There was not alot in the trailer it abit like the Australian version of the Godfather, it will only get a limited Relaease if there isn't a better trailer, should be ok to watch on DVD cannot say that I would folk out a lot of money to see this picture on seeing this trailer alone
  • Badger
    The best thing about Australia, (I'm assuming), is that Kfucknuckle and Kdickchimney don't live here, and if they do, piss off somewhere else.
  • http://img222.imageshack.us/img222/2408/blackbabyjesus.gif Crapola
    KLo? Eh? Does crime only crime happens in Hollywood? You should watch Chopper.
  • Mich
    AGREED .. SOLD ! the tune is fab, I sooo feel it and Australia is AMAZING ! (UK)
  • Ezza
    In the late 80's two Victorian Police members were ambushed in the Melbourne's Walsh St, South Yarra whilst checking on a stolen car. Both were brutally murdered. I think this story maybe based on the Pettingill and Pierce family who were involved in bashings, drugs, murder, extortion and the list goes on. The majority of this family is now dead or in jail. If I'm right the story looks like it's based on that. This should be interesting.
  • Tim Tam
    Does Ben Mendelsohn have to be in EVERY Australian film?
  • Pix
    @Tim Tam - lol could be worse, it could be Bill Hunter - he's just about in EVERYTHING :O This movie is based on the Kath Pettingill family of Melbourne, which had their time in the 80's ;)

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