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Film Details

Nomination Category:

Best Performance by an Actor

Ceremony Year:

2013

Country:

Australia

Producers:

David Jowsey

Director:

Ivan Sen

Actor:

Aaron Pedersen

Aaron Pedersen originally studied journalism before transitioning his career to his acting passion.

His television credits include Jack Irish: Black Tide, Jack Irish: Bad Debts, City Homicide, East West 101, The Secret Life of Us, Water Rats, MDA, Grass Roots, BlackJack: Dead Memory and The Circuit, where he became one of the country’s first Aboriginal leads on television. Pedersen has appeared in the feature films Bad Karma (2012) and Darklovestory (2006) for which he won a Melbourne Underground Film Festival Award for Best Actor, Queen of Hearts (2004), Saturday Night (2000) and Dead Heart (1996). He has also directed his own short documentary, My Brother Vinnie (2006), for which he received the Best Short Documentary award at the Melbourne International Film Festival.