General Information

Glossary: T
Released Year: 2020
Runtime: 124 minutes
Genre: Crime, Drama
Directors: Justin Kurzel
Casts: Russell Crowe, Nicholas Hoult, Charlie Hunnam, Essie Davis, George MacKay, Sean Keenan, Earl Cave, Jack Charles, Thomasin McKenzie, Harry Greenwood, Marlon Williams, Jacob Collins-Levy, Orlando Schwerdt, Gentle Ben Corbett, Josephine Blazier, Louis Hewison, Jillian Nguyen
IMDB: True History of the Kelly Gang (2020)

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IMDB Rating: 6.1

Reviews

100
Variety - Guy Lodge
Lithe and volatile and recklessly stylized to the hilt, True History of the Kelly Gang has moves like Jagger, but a head still teeming with language and history.
90
The Hollywood Reporter - David Rooney
The Robin Hood-like renegade hero of the Antipodean common man, Ned Kelly gets a ripping reinvention in director Justin Kurzel's feverish punk Western, a raw rebel yell of a movie that combines visceral violence with a kind of delirious, scrappy poetry.
85
TheWrap - Steve Pond
There is a terrible majesty to the landscape and to the story, and Kurzel gives it room to breathe.
83
The A.V. Club - A.A. Dowd
It’s refreshing to discover that True History has an actual perspective on the events of Ned’s formative years.
83
The Playlist - Charles Bramesco
Kurzel’s prismatic view of Kelly’s life and times goes to gnarlier and more vivid places than superficially similar period pieces.

True History of the Kelly Gang (2020)



Set against the badlands of colonial Australia where the English rule with a bloody fist and the Irish endure, Ned Kelly discovers he comes from a line of Irish rebels—an uncompromising army of cross dressing bandits immortalised for terrorising their oppressors back in Ireland. Nurtured by the notorious bushranger, Harry Power and fuelled by the unfair arrest of his mother, Kelly recruits a wild bunch of warriors to plot one of the most audacious attacks of anarchy and rebellion the country has ever seen.