makes an electrifying feature directorial debut in “The Justice of Bunny King
,” crafting a vivid portrait of a woman trapped by a tragic combination of circumstances, injustices, and bad instincts. The cameraperson-turned-filmmaker gets a big assist from star Essie Davis
, playing a very different kind of stressed-out mother than in her breakthrough film, “The Babadook
.” Together, the director and the star tell the tricky tale of a woman trying, with everything she has, to pull herself up out of poverty – and the impossibilities of that proposition.
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