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FILM CRITICS CIRCLE OF AUSTRALIA AWARDS - NOMINATIONS 2005

Little Fish, directed by Rowan Woods, dominates this year’s Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards with a total of eleven nominations, while Sarah Watt’s Look Both Ways picked up eight nominations in the categories of Best Film, Director, Actress in a Lead Role, Supporting Actress, Actor in a Lead Role, Original Screenplay, Composer and Editor. The Proposition has six.

The Film Critics Circle of Australia (FCCA) Awards, now in its 15th year, will be held for the first time in Melbourne at the Royal Melbourne Yacht Club on Saturday November 12, 2005.

Nominations are listed in alphabetical order

BEST FILM
LITTLE FISH PRODUCERS: Vincent Sheehan, Liz Watts, Richard Keddie
LOOK BOTH WAYS PRODUCER: Bridget Ikin
THE PROPOSITION PRODUCERS: Chris Brown, Cat Villiers, Chiara Menage, Jackie O’Sullivan

BEST DIRECTOR
JOHN HILLCOAT THE PROPOSITION
SARAH WATT LOOK BOTH WAYS
ROWAN WOODS LITTLE FISH

BEST ACTRESS IN A LEAD ROLE
CATE BLANCHETT LITTLE FISH
JUSTINE CLARKE LOOK BOTH WAYS
JACQUELINE MC KENZIE PEACHES

BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
KERRY ARMSTRONG OYSTER FARMER
LISA FLANAGAN LOOK BOTH WAYS
NONI HAZELHURST LITTLE FISH

BEST ACTOR IN A LEAD ROLE
WILLIAM MCINNES LOOK BOTH WAYS
GUY PEARCE THE PROPOSITION
SCOTT RYAN THE MAGICIAN

BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
MARTIN HENDERSON LITTLE FISH
SAM NEILL LITTLE FISH
HUGO WEAVING LITTLE FISH

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
NICK CAVE THE PROPOSITION
JACQUELINE PERSKE LITTLE FISH
SARAH WATT LOOK BOTH WAYS

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
ROBERT CONNOLLY & ELLIOT PEARLMAN THREE DOLLARS
KRIV STENDERS THE ILLUSTRATED FAMILY DOCTOR
LYNDON TERRACINI THE WIDOWER

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
ALLUN BOLLINGER OYSTER FARMER
BENOIT DELHOMME THE PROPOSITION
DANNY RUHLMANN LITTLE FISH

BEST COMPOSER
AMANDA BROWN LOOK BOTH WAYS
NICK CAVE & WARREN ELLIS THE PROPOSITION
NATHAN LARSON LITTLE FISH

BEST EDITOR
JASON BALLANTINE WOLF CREEK
ALEXANDER DE FRANCESCHI & JOHN SCOTT LITTLE FISH
DENISE HARATZIS LOOK BOTH WAYS

BEST AUSTRALIAN SHORT FILM
DJARN DJARNS, THE DIRECTOR: Wayne Blair
GREEN BUSH DIRECTOR: Warwick Thornton
JEWBOY DIRECTOR: Tony Krawitz

BEST AUSTRALIAN DOCUMENTARY FEATURE

DJUNGGUWAN: SPEAKING TO THE FUTURE DIRECTOR: Trevor Graham
HIDDEN HISTORY OF HOMOSEXUAL AUSTRALIA,THE DIRECTOR: Con Anemogiannis
I TOLD YOU I WAS ILL: SPIKE MILLIGAN DIRECTOR: Cathy Henkel
RASH DIRECTOR: Nicholas Hansen

BEST AUSTRALIAN SHORT DOCUMENTARY
FRANK HURLEY THE MAN WHO MADE HISTORY DIRECTOR: Simon Nasht
GIRL IN THE MIRROR DIRECTOR: Kathy Drayton
JABE BABE – A HEIGHTENED LIFE DIRECTOR: Janet Merewether
WIRRIYA SMALL BOY DIRECTOR: Beck Cole

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF EMERGING TALENT
JAMES CROKE (AFTRS) PRODUCTION DESIGN
TIM DEAN (VCA) DIRECTING
MARCEL RASQUIN (VCA) DIRECTING
JESSICA WELLS (AFTRS) FILM SCORING

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
2046 DIRECTOR: Wong Kar Wai (HONG KONG)
BAD EDUCATION DIRECTOR: Pedro Almodovar (SPAIN)
PAHELI DIRECTOR: Amol Palekar (INDIA)
SEA INSIDE, THE DIRECTOR: Alejandro Amenabar (SPAIN)
TURTLES CAN FLY DIRECTOR: Bahman Ghobadi (IRAN)

BEST FOREIGN FILM – ENGLISH LANGUAGE
CRASH DIRECTOR: Paul Haggis (USA)
MILLION DOLLAR BABY DIRECTOR: Clint Eastwood (USA)
MYSTERIOUS SKIN DIRECTOR: Gregg Araki (USA)
SIDEWAYS DIRECTOR: Alexander Payne (USA)
VERA DRAKE DIRECTOR: Mike Leigh (UK)

Published October 18, 2005

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