Look Both Ways

Look Both Ways

2005 | Feature Fiction | 90 mins

Writer/Director Sarah Watt
Producer Bridget Ikin

The first feature to be funded through AFFIF, Look Both Ways follows four people over one weekend, as they each grapple with messy, unexpected, life-changing news. They wonder whether the hand that fate has dealt them is deserved, whether they have an entitlement to happiness.

Festivals
Adelaide FF 2007; Sydney FF 2007
Berkshire International FF 2007 (USA); Melbourne FF 07
Sheffield Doc/Fest 07; Global Doc Days Austin Texas 08

Awards
Queensland Literary Awards – 2004 Best Film Script
Discovery Award: Toronto Film Festival, 2005
FIPRESCI Award, Brisbane film Festival, 2005

4 AFI Awards, 2005:
Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor (Tony Hayes)

5 Film Critics Circle awards, 2005:
Best Film, Director, Actor (William McInnes), Screenplay, Editing

3 IF Awards, 2005: Best Director, Screenplay, Editing

Winner: Audience Award: Adelaide Film Festival, 2005
Audience Award: Brisbane Film Festival, 2005
Audience Award: Australian Film Festival, London 2006
Audience Award: International Women’s Film Festival Dortmund in Cologne 2006

Best Screenplay: Mar del Plata Film Festival, 2006
Best Actress (Justine Clarke): Mar del Plata Film Festival, 2006

Critics Award: Rotterdam Film Festival 2006

Critics Award: NatFilm Festival (Denmark) 2006

Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature: San Francisco Film Festival 2006

Best Actress (Justine Clarke): Vladivostock Film Festival, 2006

Nominated
European Film Academy: Non-European Film Award category

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