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Boy

Film (Trailer, Excerpts, and Extras) – 2010

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Mature

2010 Berlin Film Festival
Deutsches Kinderhilfswerk Grand Prix
(Grand Prize in Generation section, devoted to "lively cinema aimed at young audiences")

2010 Qantas Film and Television Awards

Best Feature Film
Director: Taika Waititi
Screenplay: Taika Waititi
Supporting Actor: Taika Waititi
Cinematography: Adam Clark
Editing: Chris Plummer
Original Music: Lukasz Buda, Samuel Scott, Conrad Wedde
Nominated for Lead Actor (James Rolleston), Supporting Actor (Te Aho Eketone-Whitu), Sound, Production Design, Costume Design & Make-Up Design

2010 Melbourne International Film Festival
Most Popular Feature Film

2010 ImagineNATIVE Film and Media Arts Festival (Canada)
Jury Award for Best Dramatic Feature

2010 Sundance Film Festival (United States)
Nominated for Grand Jury Prize - World Cinema Dramatic section

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