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Aaron Fa’aoso Aaron Fa’aoso i(A140639 works by)
Born: Established: ca. 1986 Cairns, Cairns area, Ingham - Cairns area, Queensland, ;
Gender: Male
Heritage: Torres Strait Islander
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BiographyHistory

Born into the Kheodal (Crocodile) and Samu (Emu) clans, Aaron's family originally came from Saibai Island in the Torres Strait in 1947. He grew up in Bamaga, in the Cape York Community. In 2005, Aaron's career had changed from health worker in Bamaga to actor and writer/director in the Australian film industry.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

The Straits 2012 series - publisher film/TV crime

'Set among the turquoise waters and lethal wildlife of Australia's Far North Queensland and the Torres Strait, The Straits is an exotic, darkly humorous crime drama.

'The Montebellos are not your average Australian family. Modern day smugglers, their family business is transporting drugs into Australia and guns and exotic wildlife out, making use of ties of blood and loyalty in the Torres Strait Islands.

'When Harry, the head of the family, starts to plan his succession, a power struggle is sparked between brother and brother, wife and daughter. Under attack from ambitious bikies and mercurial PNG Raskols, the family must hold together through torture, assassination and imprisonment.'

Source: ABC1 website, http://www.abc.net.au/tv/thestraits/
Sighted: 30/01/2012

2012 winner Deadly Sounds Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Music, Sport, Entertainment and Community Awards Television Show of the Year
2012 winner AWGIE Awards Television Mini-Series - Original
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