The Justice of Bunny King

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World Premiere

FEATURE | New Zealand | 101 MINUTES | English | (No Subtitles) subtitles

THE JUSTICE OF BUNNY KING

Drama

Bunny King (The Babadook’s Essie Davis) spends her days washing car windshields on a busy street, pocketing the change she earns in tips. For now, she’s sleeping on her sister’s couch, but she’s saving up for a place of her own. What Bunny wants more than anything is to be reunited with her two children who’ve been placed in foster care, and until she finds her own house, family services won’t let her act as their parent. When a plan that would finally allow Bunny to bring her kids home falls apart, Bunny is forced to become a champion not only for herself and her children but also for her teenage niece Tonya (Thomasin McKenzie, Jojo Rabbit), who’s desperate for her help.


With her first feature, director Gaysorn Thavat has made a deeply affecting film about a woman refusing to back down from a system that’s stacked against her. At each step of Bunny’s journey, the film grounds itself in her pain and passion, and thanks to Essie Davis’ fearless work, Bunny becomes an indomitable hero. A testament to resilience in the face of adversity, The Justice of Bunny King is served in exquisite fashion. —Jose Rodriguez

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Sat June 12 - 5:00 PM
Brooklyn Commons at MetroTech
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Sun June 13 - 6:00 PM
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CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Gaysorn Thavat

Gaysorn Thavat is a New Zealand-based film, television, and commercial director whose debut feature, The Justice of Bunny King, is premiering at Tribeca. BFI London Film Festival, Locarno Festival, and Melbourne International Film Festival selected her short film Brave Donkey.

Director
Gaysorn Thavat
Producer
Emma Slade
Screenwriter
Sophie Henderson
Cinematographer
Ginny Loane
Editor
Cushla Dillon
Cast
Essie Davis, Thomasin McKenzie

CONTACTS

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International Sales Contact
George Hamilton
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US Sales Contact
George Hamilton
Protagonist Pictures
London, W1W7NB
Phone: 207 349 000
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