The Justice of Bunny King

The Justice of Bunny King

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Essie Davis (The Babadook) and Thomasin McKenzie (Jojo Rabbit) star in this overcoming-adversity tale about a troubled mother of two fighting against the system to reunite with her children. This battle puts her in the path of Tonyah, her niece who she takes under her wing. Written by Sophie Henderson (Baby, Done) from an idea by director Gaysorn Thavat and Greg Page.

2021Rating: M, Domestic abuse themes, violence & offensive language101 minsNew ZealandFirefly Films
Drama

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The Justice of Bunny King | Reviews

100%15 reviews

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

A tonally uneven screenplay struggles to balance humour against the mounting tragedy of Bunny’s bad decisions.

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Newshub

Newshub

This film burrowed under my skin and went straight to my heart.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

It’s a measure of Davis’s performance that Bunny seems absolutely authentic; a real-feeling woman not a character study.

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New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

While it's not exactly a barrel of laughs, The Justice of Bunny King has a huge heart, as embodied an absolute powerhouse of performance from Davis...

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Stuff

Stuff

While there are deadly serious issues at its heart, the film remains deft, warm and witty.

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The Justice of Bunny King | Release Details

The Justice of Bunny King is available to stream in New Zealand now on Google Play and Apple TV and Academy On Demand.