The New Boy in (Australia) cinemas today!

Warwick Thornton’s The New Boy is out today, July 6, in cinemas in Australia. The film is led by newcomer, Aswan Reid, in the title role and Cate Blanchett as Sister Eileen, in supporting roles are Deborah Mailman as Sister Mum and Wayne Blair as George.

In 1940s Australia, a 9-year-old Aboriginal boy arrives in the dead of night at a remote monastery run by a renegade nun. The boy’s presence disturbs the delicately balanced world in this story of spiritual struggle and the cost of survival.

New interviews with Cate Blanchett and Warwick Thornton

Astor Theatre and Cinema Nova Screening