‘Promising Young Woman’ Wins Best Film and Best Actress at Australian Academy International Awards

Emerald Fennell’s “Promising Young Woman” has won Best Picture at the 10th Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (Aacta) International Awards.

Carey Mulligan also scooped the Best Lead Actress in Film award for the film.Other winners include “Nomadland” director Chloé Zhao, who became the first woman to receive the Aacta International Award for Best Direction in Film.“The Trial of the Chicago 7,” written and directed by Aaron Sorkin, took home Best Screenplay in Film and Best Supporting Actor in Film for Sacha Baron Cohen’s transformative work, marking his first Aacta International Award win.Aacta CEO Damian Trewhella said: “Today’s results are a testament to the depth and excellence being produced globally in film and TV.

It is particularly special to see Australian powerhouse Margot Robbie behind the scenes on such an important piece of work with ‘Promising Young Woman’ taking out Best Film.


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