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FILM CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS 2001: NOMINATIONS

With eight nominations each, Chopper and The Dish lead the field in the Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards, to be presented in February, followed by Looking for Alibrandi with seven nominations. All three are Best Film nominees, as is Innocence, which has a total of five.

The directors of the same four films are nominated, and in a welcome surprise, Steve Bastoniís performance in 15 Amore is recognised in the Best Actor nominations, alongside Sam Neill (The Dish), David Wenham (Better Than Sex) and Eric Bana (Chopper).

All the feature film nominations:

BEST FILM
CHOPPER: PRODUCER MICHELE BENNETT
THE DISH: PRODUCERS SANTO CILAURO, TOM GLEISNER, JANE KENNEDY & ROB SITCH
INNOCENCE: PRODUCERS PAUL COX &MARK PATTERSON
LOOKING FOR ALIBRANDI: PRODUCER ROBYN KERSHAW

BEST DIRECTOR
PAUL COX: INNOCENCE
CHOPPER: ANDREW DOMINIK
ROB SITCH: THE DISH
KATE WOODS: LOOKING FOR ALIBRANDI

BEST ACTRESS
JULIA BLAKE: INNOCENCE
RACHEL GRIFFITHS: ME, MYSELF, I
PIA MIRANDA: LOOKING FOR ALIBRANDI
SUSIE PORTER: BETTER THAN SEX

BEST ACTOR
ERIC BANA: CHOPPER
STEVE BASTONI: 15 AMORE
SAM NEILL: THE DISH
DAVID WENHAM: BETTER THAN SEX

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
ROY BILLING: THE DISH
ANTHONY LA PAGLIA: LOOKING FOR ALIBRANDI
SIMON LYNDON: CHOPPER
TERRY NORRIS: INNOCENCE

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
KATE BEAHAN: CHOPPER
ELENA COTTA: LOOKING FOR ALIBRANDI
GENEVIEVE MOOY : THE DISH
GRETA SCACCHI: LOOKING FOR ALIBRANDI

BEST MUSIC SCORE
CARLO GIACCO: 15 AMORE
EDMUND CHOI: THE DISH
MICK HARVEY: CHOPPER
CEZARY SKUBISZEWSKI: BOOTMEN

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
JOHN BROCK: 15 AMORE
STEVE MASON: BOOTMEN
GEOFFREY HALL & KEVIN HAYWARD: CHOPPER
GRAEME WOOD: THE DISH

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
PAUL COX: INNOCENCE
PIP KARMEL: ME MYSELF I
SANTO CILAURO,TOM GLEISNER, JANE KENNEDY & ROB SITCH: THE DISH
JONATHAN TEPLITZKY: BETTER THAN SEX

BEST SCREENPLAY (ADAPTED FROM ANOTHER SOURCE)
ANDREW DOMINIK: CHOPPER
MELINA MARCHETTA: LOOKING FOR ALIBRANDI
HARRY CRIPPS,GREG HADDRICK SIMON HOPKINSON: THE MAGIC PUDDING

BEST EDITING
JILL BILCOCK: THE DISH
MARTIN CONNOR: LOOKING FOR ALIBRANDI
JANE MORAN: BOOTMEN
KEN SALLOWS: CHOPPER

BEST FOREIGN FILM ENGLISH LANGUAGE
AMERICAN BEAUTY: DIRECTOR SAM MENDES (UIP)
RIDE WITH THE DEVIL: DIRECTOR ANG LEE (ROADSHOW)
THE SIXTH SENSE: DIRECTOR M.NIGHT SHYAMALAN (BVI)
THREE KINGS: DIRECTOR DAVID O RUSSELL (ROADSHOW)

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON: DIRECTOR ANG LEE (Col TriStar)
ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER : DIRECTOR PEDRO ALMODOVAR (Dendy Films)
LA VEUVE DE ST PIERRE: DIRECTOR PATRICE LACONTE (UIP)
UNE LIAISON PORNOGRAPHIQUE: DIRECTOR FREDERIC FONTEYNE (New Vision Films)

Published: January 18, 2001

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