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South Australian film industry sweeps through Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards

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South Australia had a sweep of nominees and winners in this year's Film Critics Circle of Australia (FCCA) Awards, which were presented last night in Sydney.

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Of the twelve feature films nominated at the FCCA Awards, six films were made in South Australia; (52 Tuesdays, Charlie’s Country, The Babadook, The Rover, Tracks and The Water Diviner)

Eleven South Australians were nominated across seven categories, with four taking home awards on the night.

Charlie’s Country was named Best Film and Rolf de Heer Best Director.

The Babadook won three awards; Best Screenplay went to Jennifer Kent, Noah Wiseman won Best performance by a young actor and Best Editing went to Simon Njoo.

Sarah Snook was named Best Actress for Predestination and the prize for best cinematography went to Mandy Walker for Tracks.

See below for the South Australian winners:

THE FOXTEL AWARD FOR BEST FILM?CHARLIE'S COUNTRY PRODUCERS: Rolf de Heer (SA), Peter Djigirr, Nils Erik Nielsen (SA)

THE UNIVERSAL PICTURES AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR?ROLF DE HEER (Charlie’s Country)

BEST ACTRESS ?SARAH SNOOK (Predestination)

BEST PERFORMANCE BY A YOUNG ACTOR ?NOAH WISEMAN (The Babadook)

Click here for a full list of nominations and winners.

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