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FILM CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS 2014 - WINNERS

Mystery Road and The Rocket shared the Best Film Awards at the 2014 Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards this week. The Great Gatsby won the most awards (4 categories) followed by The Rocket and Mystery Road with 3 and The Turning with 2.

Naomi Watts was named best Actress for her role in Adoration, The Railway Man took out Best Script Award and Best Documentary was won by Haydn Keenan's Persons of Interest.

Nominees and their representatives attending included Ivan Sen, David Jowsey, Aaron Pedersen (Mystery Road), and Kim Mordaunt (The Rocket), with his young star Sitthiphon Disamoe, who won Best Young Performer, while Caitlin Yeo’s score for the film won her the Best Music award.

Cast and crew from many of the other nominated films were also in attendance along with 150 plus members of the industry and general public. The highlight of the awards presentation was an Acknowledgment Award presented to actor Tony Barry for his considerable contribution to both New Zealand & Australian Cinema.

Winners designated in Red

FOXTEL CRITICS AWARD FOR BEST FILM
The Darkside 
Producer: Kath Shelper 

The Great Gatsby 
Producers: Baz Luhrmann, Catherine Martin, Lucy Fisher, Catherine Knapman, Douglas Wick

Mystery Road 
Producer: David Jowsey - WINNER

The Railway Man 
Producers: Chris Brown, Bill Curbishley, Andy Paterson

The Rocket 
Producer: Sylvia Wilczynski - WINNER

UNIVERSAL PICTURES CRITICS AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR
Baz Luhrmann - The Great Gatsby
Kim Mordaunt - The Rocket
Ivan Sen - Mystery Road - WINNER
Jonathan Teplitzky - The Railway Man
This Award is sponsored by Universal Pictures

MADMAN FILMS AWARD FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY
Blush of Fruit 
Director:JakebAnhvũ
Producers: Kim Nguyễn & Jakeb Anhvũ

The Darkside 
Director :Warwick Thornton
Producer : Kath Shelper

Fallout 
Director: Lawrence Johnston
Producers Peter Kaufmann, Lawrence Johnston

In Bob We Trust 
Director: Lynn-Maree Milburn - Milburn
Producers Lynn-Maree Milburn, Andrew deGroot, Maya Gnyp, Richard Lowenstein

Persons of Interest Director Haydn Keenan
Producer Gai Steele - WINNER


PINNACLE FILMS AWARD FOR BEST ACTOR 
Leonardo Di Caprio The Great Gatsby
Colin Firth The Railway Man
Aaron Pedersen Mystery Road - WINNER
Sam Worthington Drift

PINNACLE FILMS AWARD FOR BEST ACTRESS
Laura Michelle Kelly Goddess
Nicole Kidman The Railway Man
Tasma Walton Mystery Road
Naomi Watts Adoration - WINNER
Actor & Actress Award Sponsored by Pinnacle Films

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A YOUNG ACTOR

Sitthiphon Disamoe The Rocket - WINNER
Loungnam Kaosainam The Rocket
Joseph Pedley Satellite Boy
Cameron Wallaby Satellite Boy

BEST SCRIPT 
Frank Cottrell Boyce, Andy Paterson The Railway Man - WINNER
Kim Mordaunt The Rocket
Ivan Sen Mystery Road
Warwick Thornton The Darkside

ACS CRITICS AWARD FOR BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Andrew Commis (ACS) The Rocket
Simon Duggan (ACS) The Great Gatsby - WINNER
Geoffrey Hall (ACS) Drift
Ivan Sen Mystery Road
The Award is sponsored by The Australian Cinematographers Society

BEST MUSIC
Craig Armstrong The Great Gatsby
Bryony Marks &
Joanna Weinberg Goddess
Ivan Sen Mystery Road
Caitlin Yeo The Rocket - WINNER

BEST EDITING
Martin Connor The Railway Man
Nick Meyers The Rocket
Ivan Sen Mystery Road
Matt Villa, Jason Ballantine, 
Jonathan Redmond The Great Gatsby - WINNER

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN

Annie Beauchamp Goddess
Steven Jones-Evans The Railway Man
Catherine Martin The Great Gatsby - WINNER
Matthew Putland Mystery Road

BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Tony Barry Mystery Road
Joel Edgerton The Great Gatsby
Hugo Weaving Mystery Road
Hugo Weaving The Turning - WINNER

BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Rose Byrne The Turning - WINNER
Elizabeth Debicki The Great Gatsby
Isla Fisher The Great Gatsby
Magda Szubanski Goddess

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