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Animal Kingdom: A Crime Story (22-Jan-2010)

Director: David Mich˘d

Writer: David Mich˘d

Composer: Antony Partos

Producer: Liz Watts

Keywords: Crime

An embattled Australian teenager attempts to navigate through an existence as part of an explosive crime-fueled family.

ABSTRACT
Joshua "J" Cody, a young Australian man, has lived a life shielded from the violent excesses of his Melbourne-based criminal relatives thanks to mother Julia's protecting him from their dangerous ways. When his mother succumbs to her own demons and dies of a heroin overdose, however, Joshua moves in with estranged grandmother and crime family matriarch Janine "Smurf" Cody, thrust into an unforgiving way of life where he must navigate through his extended family's shady dealings whilst cooperating with a detective determined to assist him in his situation.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Joel Edgerton
Actor
23-Jun-1974   Owen Lars in Star Wars II and III
Guy Pearce
Actor
5-Oct-1967   Memento, L.A. Confidential
Jacki Weaver
Actor
25-May-1947   Silver Linings Playbook

CAST

James Frecheville   ...   Joshua "J" Cody
Bryce Lindemann   ...   Paramedic #1
Paul Smits   ...   Paramedic #2
Jacki Weaver   ...   Janine "Smurf" Cody
Joel Edgerton   ...   Barry "Baz" Brown
Luke Ford   ...   Darren Cody
Sullivan Stapleton   ...   Craig Cody
Mirrah Foulkes   ...   Catherine Brown
Anthony Ahern   ...   Armed Robbery Detective
Justin Rosniak   ...   Det. Randall Roache
Michael Vice   ...   Hood #1
Chris Weir   ...   Hood #2
Laura Wheelwright   ...   Nicky Henry
Sarah Nguyen   ...   Waitress
Lucia Cai   ...   Cashier
Ben Mendelsohn   ...   Andrew "Pope" Cody
Ann Mich˘d   ...   Shopper
Susan Prior   ...   Alicia Henry
Clayton Jacobson   ...   Gus Emery
Tim Phillipps   ...   Const. Daniel Horden
Josh Helman   ...   Const. Peter Simmons
Michael Cody   ...   Police Radio
Kieran Darcy-Smith   ...   John Harrop
Guy Pearce   ...   Det. Sr. Sgt. Nathan Leckie
Anthony Hayes   ...   Det. Justin Norris
Jack Heanly   ...   Andy Emery
Dan Wyllie   ...   Ezra White
Andy McPhee   ...   Richard Collis
Christina Azucena   ...   Dacinta Collis
Jacqueline Brennan   ...   Sarah Leckie
Ben Ouwehand   ...   Scott Leckie
Bert Labonte   ...   PSG Santo
James Saunders   ...   PSG Gary
Dom Phelan   ...   PSG Tom
Brenda Palmer   ...   Smurf's Neighbour
Anna Lise Phillips   ...   Barrister Justine Hopper
Tom Noble   ...   Court Warden
Daniel Roche   ...   SOG
David Mich˘d   ...   Reporter

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