Justin Kurzel

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Justin Kurzel
Justin Kurzel Cannes 2015.jpg
Kurzel at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival
Born (1974-08-03) 3 August 1974 (age 40)
Gawler, South Australia
Occupation Film director and screenwriter

Justin Kurzel (born 3 August 1974 in Gawler, South Australia) is an Australian film director and screenwriter, known best for his work in the film Snowtown (2011), for which he won the AACTA Award for Best Direction. His 2015 film Macbeth was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival.[1]

Kurzel is married to actress Essie Davis.[2]


Year Title Notes
2005 Blue Tongue Short film
2011 Snowtown AACTA Award for Best Direction
Film Critics Circle of Australia Award for Best Direction
Nominated—Inside Film Award for Best Director
2013 The Turning Episode: "Boner McPharlin's Moll"
Nominated—AACTA Award for Best Direction
2015 Macbeth
2016 Assassin's Creed[3]


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