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75 Ratings

Head On

Directed by Ana Kokkinos
Australia, 1998
Drama, LGBT+


Based on the book Loaded by Christos Tsiolkas, Head On is a headlong rush through 24 hours in the life of a restless young man who is struggling to find himself amid the conflicts of his heritage, his sexuality, and his familiy’s expectations.

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Head On Directed by Ana Kokkinos

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1998 | Quinzaine des Réalisateurs

Outfest: Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

1999 | 2 wins including: Outstanding Foreign Narrative Feature

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards

1999 | 3 wins including: Best Actor - Male

1999 | 5 nominations including: Best Film

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