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Mira Robertson Mira Robertson i(A33337 works by)
Gender: Female
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form y separately published work icon Head On ( dir. Ana Kokkinos ) Australia : Head On Productions , 1998 Z796585 1998 single work film/TV (taught in 6 units)

Set over the course of one night, Head On focuses on Ari, a handsome nineteen-year-old boy of Greek descent who finds himself torn between his traditional upbringing and his sexual identity. As he attempts to come to terms with where he fits in, Ari careens between hanging out with his friends and bickering with his family while also becoming involved in several heterosexual and homosexual encounters.

1999 Nominated Film Critics Circle of Australia Best Screenplay - Adapted
1998 Winner AWGIE Awards Feature Film - Adaptation
1998 Nominated Australian Film Institute Awards Best Screenplay Adapted from Another Source
form y separately published work icon Only the Brave ( dir. Ana Kokkinos ) Australia : Pickpocket Productions , 1994 6826422 1994 single work film/TV

'Alex and Vicki are wild girls living life on the edge. They share a dream to leave school and go north. But the tensions between them grow and when they find out the truth about each other it's too late - no-one can help them - and events move helter-skelter to a harrowing climax.'

Source: Screen Australia. (Sighted: 18/12/2013)

1994 winner Melbourne International Film Festival Award
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