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NOMINATIONS FILM CRITICS AWARDS 1998

The Boys has been nominated in 10 categories in the awards handed out by the Film Critics Circle of Australia, in which only professional film critics vote. Head On and The Interview each have seven nominations, and all three are nominated for Best Film, with their respective directors vying for Best Director. (Last chance to WIN TICKETS to the night, Greater Union cinemas plus special video packages.)

The Boys is also notable for having two nominations in each of the Supporting Actor Male and Female categories. The critics will gather February 12 in Sydney’s Marriott Hotel to hand out the awards to the winners, in the company of some special guests.

FULL LIST OF NOMINEES

BEST FILM
The Boys (Produced by Robert Connolly & John Maynard)
Head On (Produced by Jane Scott)
The Interview (Produced by Bill Hughes)

DIRECTOR
Ana Kokkinos (Head On)
Craig Monahan (The Interview)
Rowan Woods (The Boys)

LEAD ACTOR MALE
Alex Dimitriades (Head On)
Hugo Weaving (The Interview)
David Wenham (The Boys)

LEAD ACTOR FEMALE
Cate Blanchett (Oscar & Lucinda)
Deborah Mailman (Radiance)
Miranda Otto (Dead Letter Office)
Heather Rose (Dance Me To My Song)

SUPPORT ACTOR MALE
Paul Capsis (Head On)
Anthony Hayes (The Boys)
Tony Martin (The Interview)
John Polson (The Boys)

SUPPORT ACTOR FEMALE
Toni Collette (The Boys)
Lynette Curran (The Boys)
Rena Owen (Dance Me To My Song)

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Deborah Cox (Deborah Letter Office)
Craig Monahan, Gordon Davie (The Interview)
Lem Dobbs, David Goyer, Alex Proyas (Dark City)
Heather Rose, Frederick Stahl, Rolf de Heer (Dance Me To My Song)

SCREEN PLAY (ADAPTED FROM ANOTHER SOURCE)
Laura Jones (Oscar & Lucinda)
Louis Nowra (Radiance)
Stephen Sewell (The Boys)
Andrew Bovell, Ana Kokkinos, Mira Robertson (Head On)

CINEMATOGRAPHY
Simon Duggan (The Interview)
Jaems Grant (Head On)
Tristan Milani (The Boys)
Geoffrey Simpson (Oscar & Lucinda)

MUSIC
David Hirschfelder (The Interview)
The Necks (The Boys)
Thomas Newman (Oscar & Lucinda)
Ollie Olsen (Head On)

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Hana Bi (Director Takeshi Kitano)
Life is Beautiful (Director Roberto Benigni)
Live Flesh (Director Pedro Almodovar)
Ma Vie En Rose (Director Alain Berliner)

FOREIGN FILM (English Language)
Kundun (Director Martin Scorsese)
Saving Private Ryan (Director Steven Spielberg)
Sweet Hereafter (Director Atom Egoyan)
The Truman Show (Director Peter Weir)

AUSTRALIAN DOCUMENTARY
After Mabo (Director John Hughes)
Hepzibar (Director Curtis Levy)
Our Park (Director Gillian Leahy)

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