Ana Kokkinos

Born 3 August 1958 in Melbourne, worked as an industrial lawyer before entering the VCA graduate film and TV program in 1991.

Antamasi (Ana Kokkinos, 1994) short

Only the Brave (Ana Kokkinos, 1994) wr. Ana Kokkinos, Mira Robertson, dp Jaems Grant, music Philip Brophy; Elena Mandalis, Dora Kaskanis, Maud Davey; Grand Prix MIPP; high-school girls in liaison, one has suffered sexual abuse from her father, self-harms; 59 min.

Head On (Ana Kokkinos, 1998) wr. Andrew Bovell, Ana Kokkinos, Mira Robertson from Christos Tsiolkas's novel Loaded, prod. Jane Scott; Alex Dimitriades, Paul Capsis; review by Mark Sinker, Sight and Sound, November 1999: 46; bisexual Greek-Australian young man; 104 min.

Book of Revelation, The (Ana Kokkinos, 2006) wr. Andrew Bovell, Ana Kokkinos, prod. Al Clark, Wildheart Zizani, FFC funding 2004, novel Rupert Thomson; Tom Long, Ann Torv, Greta Scacchi, Colin Friels, Deborah Mailman; erotic thriller; shooting Melbourne from 8 March 2005; a male dancer is abducted for twelve days by three mysterious women; Australian release 7 September 2006

Blessed (Ana Kokkinos, 2009) wr. Andrew Bovell, Patricia Cornelius, Melissa Reeves, Christos Tsiolkas, from their play Who's Afraid of the Working Class; Miranda Otto, Frances O'Connor, Deborra-Lee Furness, Sophie Lowe, Tasma Walton; lost children wander the night streets while their mothers await their return home

Also directed TV: Eugenie Sandler PI (2000), The Young Lions (2002), The Secret Life of Us (2003-5), Australia on Trial (2012), The Times of Our Lives (2013), and (with Michael Cordell) documentary The Original Mermaid (2002) about the life of Annette Kellerman.

See: Wikipedia entry, IMDB entry.


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