Jacki Weaver on Animal Kingdom

07 February, 2011 by IF

Crime thriller Animal Kingdom, by former IF magazine editor David Michôd, went on to be a big hit at the local box office, making $4.94 million.

Set in Melbourne’s underworld, the film features screen veteran Jacki Weaver, who is up for an Academy Award (Best Supporting Actress) later this month.


In this clip, Weaver – who plays Janine Cody, the matriarchal head of a Melbourne crime family – discusses how she approached the role and her experience in making the film.