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Justin Kurzel

Justin Kurzel was born on August 3, 1974 in Gawler, South Australia, Australia. He is a director, known for Macbeth (2015), The Snowtown Murders (2011) and The Turning (2013). He has been married to Essie Davis since 2002. They have two children. See full bio »
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Macbeth Director
The Snowtown Murders
The Turning
The Turning Director
Assassin's Creed
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 2017 The Siege (announced)
 2015 Macbeth
 2013/I The Turning (segment "Boner McPharlin's Moll")
 2005 Blue Tongue (Short)
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 2013/I The Turning (screenplay - segment "Boner McPharlin's Moll")
 2011 The Snowtown Murders (story)
 2005 Blue Tongue (Short)
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 2005 Blue Tongue (Short)
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 2015 Macbeth (musician: drum)
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 2015/I Polar Bear (Short) (special thanks)
 2014 The Babadook (special thanks)
 2010 Some Static Started (Short) (thanks)
 2009 Castor & Pollux (Short) (thanks)
 2007 Hammer Bay (TV Movie) (thanks)
 2007/I Yellow (Short) (thanks)
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 2015 Le grand journal de Canal+ (TV Series documentary)
- Episode dated 22 May 2015 (2015) ... Himself
 2012 2011 Samsung AACTA Awards (TV Special)
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Before directing Macbeth (2015), he worked as a designer of a stage production of the play in which his wife played Lady Macbeth. See more »

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