Australian Academy Unveils Nominees for AACTA International Awards

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Mel Gibson on the set of 'Hacksaw Ridge'

Mel Gibson, Nicole Kidman, Joel Edgerton and Garth Davis are among those mentioned.

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts on Tuesday announced the nominees for the 6th AACTA International Awards.

La La Land, Hacksaw Ridge and Lion were nominated across seven categories, including best film, best direction, best screenplay and best lead actor and actress. Mel Gibson, Nicole Kidman, Joel Edgerton and Garth Davis are among the nominees.

Winners of the AACTA International Awards will be announced Jan. 6 in Los Angeles at a ceremony held at The Avalon Hollywood.

See the full list of nominees below.

AACTA International Award for Best Film

Arrival
Hacksaw Ridge
La La Land
Lion
Manchester by the Sea

AACTA International Award for Best Direction

Arrival – Denis Villeneuve
Hacksaw Ridge – Mel Gibson
La La Land – Damien Chazelle
Lion – Garth Davis
Manchester by the Sea – Kenneth Lonergan

AACTA International Award for Best Screenplay

Hacksaw Ridge – Andrew Knight, Robert Schenkkan
Hell or High Water – Taylor Sheridan
La La Land – Damien Chazelle
Lion – Luke Davies
Manchester by the Sea – Kenneth Lonergan

AACTA International Award for Best Lead Actress

Amy Adams – Arrival
Isabel Huppert – Elle
Ruth Negga – Loving
Natalie Portman – Jackie
Emma Stone – La La Land

AACTA International Award for Best Lead Actor

Casey Affleck – Manchester by the Sea
Joel Edgerton – Loving
Andrew Garfield – Hacksaw Ridge
Ryan Gosling – La La Land
Denzel Washington – Fences

AACTA International Award for Best Supporting Actress

Viola Davis – Fences
Naomie Harris – Moonlight
Nicole Kidman – Lion
Teresa Palmer – Hacksaw Ridge
Michelle Williams – Manchester by the Sea

AACTA International Award for Best Supporting Actor

Mahershala Ali – Moonlight
Jeff Bridges – Hell or High Water
Lucas Hedges – Manchester by the Sea
Dev Patel – Lion
Michael Shannon – Nocturnal Animals

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