B&T nominated for Italian Oscars

08 April, 2009 by IF

[press release from Odin’s Eye]

Odin’s Eye Entertainment is pleased to announce that Christopher Weekes’ BITTER & TWISTED, produced by Bridget Callow, has been nominated for multiple awards at the Italian “Oscar” of Independent Cinema: The Milan International Film Festival (MIFF).


Nominated for Best Picture, writer / director Christopher Weekes is also nominated in the Best Screenplay category. The nomination is Weekes’ first nomination for the film. Weekes script was overlooked at all the major Australian 2008 / 2009 awards.

Noni Hazlehurst is one of 4 nominated in the Best Actress category. Other nominees include Renè Zellweger and Melissa Leo, Oscar Nominee 2009 for Frozen River.

Hazlehurst most recently won BEST ACTRESS at the Critic’s Circle of Australia Awards for her brave performance as Penelope in BITTER & TWISTED.

She was also nominated for Best Actress at the AFI awards, alongside Leeanna Walsman for Best Supporting Actress.

The jury for the international competition includes Sandrah Oh, Robert Forster and Martin Landau.