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Winner of five AFI Awards, including Best Film and featuring Academy Award® winner Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight) in his breakthrough performance, “Two Hands” is a classic Aussie crime tale about a young man coming of age in a tough world of crooks and villains.
When young struggling go-getter Jimmy (Heath Ledger) is offered the shot of a lifetime working for local crime boss Pando (AFI Award winner Bryan Brown) he grabs it with both hands. But not everything goes to plan and when his special delivery goes missing, a package of $10,000, he finds himself in a whole lot of trouble with the boss and in desperate need of help. Against the odds and with time running out to repay the loss, it will take every trick in Jimmy’s book to save him and his girlfriend Alex (AFI Award winner Rose Byrne) from the nefarious ways of Pando and his gang. Directed by Gregor Jordan and featuring David Field, Steven Vidler and Susie Porter as well as backed by a thumping Aussie Rock soundtrack, “Two Hands” is a fun and daring ride into the criminal underworld.
Winner of fifteen awards, “Two Hands” is a critically acclaimed thriller that audiences loved. It provided the breakout roles for both Ledger and Byrne. It also features a killer soundtrack, featuring Powderfinger, Crowded House, Kate Ceberano and more.