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The Eye of the Storm, The Hunter, Snowtown and Red Dog lead AACTA nominations

The nominations for the first official Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards were announced in Sydney today, with acclaimed local productions The Hunter and The Eye of the Storm leading a pack that also included box office success stories  Snowtown, Red Dog, and Oranges and Sunshine. In an effort to align itself with the United States’ Academy […]

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Interview: Daniel Nettheim (director of The Hunter)

Interview: Daniel Nettheim (director of The Hunter). By Simon Miraudo. Daniel Nettheim directs the feature film adaptation of Julia Leigh’s novel The Hunter, starring Willem Dafoe as a mercenary tasked with hunting down the last Tasmanian tiger. The film – which also stars Sam Neill and Frances O’Connor – made a splash at the Toronto […]

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Willem power – The Hunter review

The Hunter – Starring Willem Dafoe, Frances O’Connor and Sam Neill. Directed by Daniel Nettheim. Rated M. By Simon Miraudo. There are two tigers in Daniel Nettheim’s The Hunter. The first is the mythical Tasmanian tiger; long thought to be extinct, rumours of its reappearance have piqued the interest of certain mysterious parties. The second […]

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