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Animal Kingdom
  • 2010

    35mm

    112 minutes

    English

    Crime thriller

    Completed

     

    Cast

    Guy Pearce
    Ben Mendelsohn
    Joel Edgerton
    Jackie Weaver

     

    Writer/Director

    David Michod
    (Crossbow - Venice FF 2007, Sundance 2008; Netherland Dwarf - Sundance 2009)

     

    Producer

    Liz Watts

     

  • Developed with the assistance of

    Screen Australia
    NSW Film & Television Office
    AURORA participant 2004
    (aka "J")

     

    International Sales

    E1 Entertainment

     

    Distribution Australasia

    Madman Entertainment

     

    Jetty Distribution

     

    Finance

    Screen Australia
    Film Victoria
    PMP/Showtime
    NSW Film & Television Office
    Porchlight Films

     

    Official Website

     

  • Theatrical Release

    June 2010

     

    DVD Release

    October 2010
    Available now on DVD and Blu-Ray

     

    Where To Buy

    Original Soundtrack
    download now from iTunes 

    DVD & Blu-Ray
    available now from DVD retailers

    Animal Kingdom (movie)
    download now from iTunes  

    Animal Kingdom (novel)
    available from good booksellers
    or at www.mup.com.au 

     


ANIMAL KINGDOM tells the story of seventeen year-old J (Josh), as he navigates his survival amongst an explosive criminal family and of the detective who thinks he can save him.

 

Sundance Film Festival - January 2010
Winner of World Cinema Jury Prize

 

Los Angeles Film Festival - June 2010

 

New Zealand International Film Festival - July 2010

 

International Rome Film Festival - October 2010

 

Bali International Film Festival - November 2010

 

Gijon International Film Festival - November 2010

 

Plus Cameraimage Festival Poland - November 2010
Winner - David Michod - Directors' Debuts Film Competition, Winner - Adam Arkapaw - Cinematographer's Debuts Film Competition

 

Inverness Film Festival - November 2010

 

Stockholm Film Festival - November 2010
Winner - Best Screenplay

 

Marrakech Film Festival - December 2010
Winner - Ex-Aequo Best Performance for the Entire Cast

 

World Cinema Jury Prize Sundance 2010

 

Australian Film Industry (AFI) Award for Best Film
Liz Watts

 

Australian Film Industry (AFI) Award for Best Direction
David Michod

 

Australian Film Industry (AFI) Award for Original Screenplay
David Michod

 

Australian Film Industry (AFI) Award for Best Lead Actor
Ben Mendelsohn

 

Australian Film Industry (AFI) Award for Best Lead Actress
Jacki Weaver

 

Australian Film Industry (AFI) Award for Best Supporting Actor
Joel Edgerton

 

Australian Film Industry (AFI) - Reader's Choice Award
Liz Watts

 

Australian Film Industry (AFI) - Member's Choice Award
Liz Watts

 

Australian Film Industry (AFI) Award for Best Editing
Luke Doolan

 

Australian Film Industry (AFI) Award for Best Original Musical Score
Anthony Partos, Sam Petty

 

Australian Writer's Guild AWGIE Award for Best Original Screenplay
David Michod

 

Australian Director's Guild Award for Best Direction in a Feature Film
David Michod

 

Inside Film - AFTRS IF Award for Best Direction in a Feature Film
David Michod

 

Inside Film - Events IF Award for Best Actor
Ben Mendelsohn

 

Screen Producer's Association of Australia (SPAA) Feature Film Producer of the Year
Porchlight Films - Animal Kingdom

 

National Board of Review (USA) 2010 Best Supporting Actress
Jacki Weaver

 

New York Film Critics' Circle 2010 Awards Best First Feature
Animal Kingdom

 

LA Film Critics Association 2010 Awards - Best Supporting Actress
Jacki Weaver

 

Broadcast Film Critics Association (Critics Choice Awards) 2010
Nomination Best Supporting Actress- Jacki Weaver

 

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