"Gravity" Wins Best Film at the AACTA Awards

Posted Saturday January 11, 2014 1:33 PM GMT

Providing an Aussie take on the best in film this year, the AACTA Awards were held in West Hollywood on Friday (January 10).

Hosted by AACTA President Geoffrey Rush, the ceremony honored participants in seven categories.

Nabbing top honors for Best Film and Best Direction was "Gravity" and its director, Alfonso Cuarón, while "American Hustle" won Best Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress for Jennifer Lawrence.

Dominating the actor categories was "12 Years a Slave," which saw Chiwetel Ejiofor and Michael Fassbender winning Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor, respectively.

According to the night's host, "The AACTA International Awards are Australia’s international stamp of screen success. They recognise our international counterparts, add an Australian voice to international Academy discussion, and celebrate our fellow Australians working internationally."

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