Angel Baby (1995 film)
|Directed by||Michael Rymer|
|Written by||Michael Rymer|
|Produced by||Jonathan Shteinman|
Adriana Xenides (as herself)
|Edited by||Dany Cooper|
|Music by||Gavin Friday|
John Clifford White
|Distributed by||Southern Star Sales|
|Box office||A$1,070,726 (Australia)|
Angel Baby is a 1995 Australian drama film written and directed by Michael Rymer and starring John Lynch, Jacqueline McKenzie and Colin Friels. The film was produced in 1993–94. It is a love story of two people with schizophrenia.
Harry (Lynch) and Kate (McKenzie) meet during therapy and fall passionately in love. They believe their love is so strong that it will allow them to go off their medication, and this is where their problems begin.
The film swept the boards at the 1995 AFI Awards winning all the major categories as well as several major international film festivals.
|1995||Won||Australian Film Institute||Best Achievement in Cinematography
|1995||Won||Australian Film Institute||Best Achievement in Editing
|1995||Won||Australian Film Institute||Best Actor in a Lead Role
|1995||Won||Australian Film Institute||Best Actress in a Lead Role
|1995||Won||Australian Film Institute||Best Director
|1995||Won||Australian Film Institute||Best Film
Timothy White Jonathan Shteinman
|1995||Won||Australian Film Institute||Best Screenplay, Original
|1996||Won||Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards||Best Actor—Female
|1996||Won||Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards||Best Actor—Male
|1995||Won||Gijón International Film Festival||Best Director
|1995||Won||Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission Feature Film Award||presented to Timothy White and Jonathon Shteinman (producers), and Michael Rymer (writer/director)|
|1996||Won||Rotterdam International Film Festival||Audience Award
|1996||Won||Valenciennes International Festival of Action and Adventure Films||Best Actress
Angel Baby grossed $1,070,726 at the box office in Australia.
- Wheel of Fortune (Australian game show) used as a plot element in this film.
- Andrew L Urban, "Angel Baby", Cinema Papers, June 1995 pp10–13
- "Film Victoria – Australian Films at the Australian Box Office" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 18 February 2011. Retrieved 9 October 2010.