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Andrew Dominik Andrew Dominik i(A53644 works by)
Gender: Male
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Awards for Works

form y separately published work icon Killing Them Softly ( dir. Andrew Dominik ) United States of America (USA) : Plan B Entertainment , 2012 Z1862767 2012 single work film/TV crime thriller

'Jackie Cogan is an enforcer hired to restore order after three dumb guys rob a Mob protected card game, causing the local criminal economy to collapse.'

Source: IMDB. (Sighted: 1/3/2013).

2012 nominated Festival de Cannes Palme d'Or
form y separately published work icon The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford ( dir. Andrew Dominik ) United States of America (USA) : Warner Brothers , 2007 Z1922116 2007 single work film/TV western historical fiction

'Robert Ford, who's idolized Jesse James since childhood, tries hard to join the reforming gang of the Missouri outlaw, but gradually becomes resentful of the bandit leader.'

Source: IMDB. (Sighted: 1/3/2013)

2008 nominated Film Critics Circle of Australia Best Foreign Film - English Language
form y separately published work icon Chopper ( dir. Andrew Dominik ) Australia : Pariah Films , 2000 Z1361008 2000 single work film/TV crime (taught in 5 units) Based on Mark 'Chopper' Read's autobiography, Chopper is an exploration of the life and complex psyche of a vicious thug who resorts to violence in an instant but can just as easily be filled with remorse. The narrative begins in 1991 with Read in gaol and then shifts back in time to Pentridge Prison in 1978. It was then that Read established his reputation in jail by stabbing Keithy George, a member of the much-feared criminal gang associated with the Victorian Painters and Dockers Union, and also by getting some fellow inmates to cut off his ears (why Read did this is unclear as he provides at two different reasons in his books). 'Chopper' is later stabbed by his best mate, Jimmy Loughnan, who is attempting to fulfil a contract to kill him. When 'Chopper' is eventually freed in 1985, he moves back home to live with his dad but becomes paranoid, not only because of the large quantities of speed he's consuming but also because he's become a police informant. He shoots a drug dealer called 'The Turk' outside a nightclub in St Kilda, but the police refuse to believe him, and later shoots an old drug-dealing associate, only to drive his victim to hospital. He also later threatens his old mate Jimmy Loughnan with a gun, then apologises. Although Read is eventually arrested for the murder of 'The Turk,' he is acquitted but given a five-year sentence for other offences. The narrative then returns to 1991, by which time Read has sold 250,000 copies of his first book, From the Inside, and become a celebrity.
2001 Nomination Film Critics Circle of Australia Best Screenplay - Adapted Best Screenplay - Adapted
2000 Nominated Australian Film Institute Awards Best Screenplay Adapted From Another Source
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