Animal Kingdom won 10 Australian Film Institute awards (AFI 2010)

By on Dec 11, 2010 in Australia, Entertainment, Movies Comments

The film Animal Kingdom won 10 Australian Film Institute (AFI) 2010 awards, including the Best Film for 2010, as published on different Australian news on Saturday.

Animal Kingdom is a crime thriller-drama film that tells a story about a family in Melbourne and their relationship with each other and the police, written and directed by David Michod.

The film, which earlier won at the Sundance Film Festival and received the Jury Prize for Best World Cinema, was nominated for 18 AFI awards.

According to Wikipedia, Animal Kingdom is the third highest grossing film in Australia for 2010 and made AU$5.2 million as of September 22, and another $949,432 in North America.

Below is the complete list of the awards won by the film Animal Kingdom during the recent AFI Awards 2010.

Best Actor – Ben Mendelsohn

Best Actress – Jacki Weaver

Best Supporting Actor – Joel Edgerton

Best Original Screenplay – David Michod

Best Director – David Michod

Best Editing – Luke Doolan

Best Original Music Score – Antony Partos and Sam Petty

AFI Member’s Choice Award

News Limited newspapers’ Reader’s Choice Award

The Australian Film Institute Awards 2010 was a two-night event, which was held at the Regent Theater, and was hosted by Shane Jacobson.

The complete list of all the winners for the AFI Awards 2010 can be found at

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