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Nick Cave Nick Cave i(A5494 works by) (a.k.a. Nicholas Edward Cave)
Born: Established: 1957 Warracknabeal, Hopetoun - Warracknabeal - Murtoa area, North West Victoria, Victoria, ;
Gender: Male
Expatriate assertion
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BiographyHistory

Cave is a rock musician who has published his lyrics and a novel and has been involved in the writing of screenplays. He moved to London with his band The Birthday Party in 1990, and four years later formed The Bad Seeds, with whom he made many studio albums. In 1999 he curated and directed the 1999 Meltdown Festival at South Bank Centre, London. Cave was inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame at the 2007 ARIA Awards, Sydney, New South Wales, Sunday, 28 October, 2007.

In late 2007, the Victorian Arts Centre in Melbourne hosted a major retrospective exhibition of his work including his literary, music and personal memorabilia. In 2008, Monash University awarded Cave an honorary Doctorate of Laws.

Most Referenced Works

Personal Awards

2017 recipient Order of Australia Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) For distinguished service to the performing arts as a musician, songwriter, author and actor, both nationally and internationally, and as a major contributor to Australian music culture and heritage.

Awards for Works

The Death of Bunny Munro 2009 single work novel Bunny Munro sells beauty products and the scent of adventure to the lonely housewives of England's south coast. Set adrift by his wife's death he hits the road one last time - with his young son in tow. As Bunny swaggers from door-to-door hawking his wares and feeding his libido, nine-year-old Bunny Junior waits in the car seeking the comfort of his mother's ghost and watching his father self-destruct. Haunted by his appetites, jealous husbands and a serial killer in a devil suit, Bunny Munro is a desperate man. And he's going to die. (from Text Publishing website)
2011 longlisted International Awards International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award
2010 shortlisted Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) Australian General Fiction Book of the Year
The Proposition 2005 single work film/TV thriller western crime

'Set in the 1880s, [The Proposition] opens in the middle of a frenzied gunfight between the police and a gang of outlaws. Charlie Burns ... and his brother Mikey are captured by Captain Stanley... Together with their psychopathic brother Arthur, ... they are wanted for a brutal crime. Stanley makes Charlie a seemingly impossible proposition in an attempt to bring an end to the cycle of bloody violence.'


Source: Nick Cave's website (http://www.nickcaveandthebadseeds.com/)

Sighted: 20/09/2005

2006 inaugural winner International Awards Gucci Award
2005 nominated Australian Film Institute Awards Best Original Screenplay
2005 won IF Awards Inside Film Awards Best Feature Film
2005 nominated IF Awards Inside Film Awards Best Script
2005 nominated Film Critics Circle of Australia Best Original Screenplay
2005 nominated Film Critics Circle of Australia Best Film
2005 nominated AFI Awards Australian Film Institute Awards Best Film
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