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The 2021 Australian Academy Of Cinema & Television Arts (AACTA) International Awards Nominations

By Matt Neglia 

The Australian Academy of Cinema & Television Arts (AACTA) have announced their nominations for their international awards representing the best in film for 2021. Winners will be announced on January 26th 2022.

​Click below to see the nominees.

Best Film
Being The Ricardos
Licorice Pizza
The Power of the Dog

Best Direction
Belfast – Kenneth Branagh
Dune – Denis Villeneuve
Licorice Pizza – Paul Thomas Anderson
Nitram – Justin Kurzel
The Power of the Dog – Jane Campion

Best Screenplay
Being The Ricardos – Aaron Sorkin
Belfast – Kenneth Branagh
Licorice Pizza – Paul Thomas Anderson
Nitram – Shaun Grant
The Power of the Dog – Jane Campion

Best Lead Actor
Benedict Cumberbatch – The Power of the Dog
Caleb Landry Jones – Nitram
Andrew Garfield – tick, tick … Boom!
Will Smith – King Richard
Denzel Washington – The Tragedy of Macbeth

Best Lead Actress
Penélope Cruz – Parallel Mothers
Lady Gaga – House Of Gucci
Jennifer Hudson – Respect
Nicole Kidman – Being The Ricardos
Kristen Stewart – Spencer

Best Supporting Actress
Caitríona Balfe – Belfast
Cate Blanchett – Don’t Look Up
Judi Dench – Belfast
Kirsten Dunst – The Power of the Dog
Sally Hawkins – Spencer

Best Supporting Actor
Bradley Cooper – Licorice Pizza
Jamie Dornan – Belfast
Ciarán Hinds – Belfast
Al Pacino – House Of Gucci
Kodi Smit-McPhee – The Power of the Dog


Best Drama
Mare of Easttown
Nine Perfect Strangers
Squid Game
The Handmaid’s Tale

Best Comedy
Sex Education
Ted Lasso
The Great
The Kominsky Method
The White Lotus

Best Actor In A Series
Murray Bartlett – The White Lotus
Lee Jung-Jae – Squid Game
Ewan Mcgregor – Halston
Jeremy Strong – Succession
Jason Sudeikis – Ted Lasso

Best Actress In A Series
Jennifer Coolidge – The White Lotus
Nicole Kidman – Nine Perfect Strangers
Jean Smart – Hacks
Sarah Snook – Succession
Kate Winslet – Mare of Easttown

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Matt Neglia
Matt Neglia
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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