The Family

Nicholas Verso

Feature film

A young girl, raised in isolation with her large group of siblings, discovers the woman she believes to be her mother may, in fact, be a dangerous criminal.


In 1987, police raided an isolated property in rural Victoria and freed a band of blond children from the clutches of a cult known as The Family, ruled by its mesmerising leader, Anne Hamilton-Byrne. Many of these children had lived there for their entire lives. THE FAMILY follows the haunting …

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About Nicholas Verso

Nicholas’ debut feature film, Boys In The Trees, made its world premiere at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival before screening at festivals around the world including Toronto, Busan, Sitges and winning Best Feature at the Austin Film Festival. The... View Nicholas Verso's Bio

Nicholas Verso, The Family
Nicholas Verso

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