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Naomi Watts, Sam Worthington and Clive Owen Lead AFI Awards Nominations

October 28, 2010 (2:53 am) GMT
The winners of Australian Film Institute (AFI) Awards will be announced in a ceremony on December 10 and 11 in Melbourne.
Naomi Watts, Sam Worthington and Clive Owen Lead AFI Awards Nominations

, and are leading this year's nominations list for the Australian Film Institute (AFI) Awards. Watts' role in "" has landed her a place on the shortlist for the International Award for Best Actress along with , "" ' and "" 's .

Worthington is competing for the International Award for Best Male for his role in blockbuster "", going up against , and . Other stars nominated for prizes at the upcoming ceremony include Clive Owen, who is up for the AFI Award For Best Lead Actor for his role in "", alongside contenders Ben Mendelsohn, James Frecheville and Brendan Cowell.

has received a nod for the AFI Award For Best Lead Actress and "" 's is heading the nominations for the Best Supporting Actor trophy. Movie "" tops the nominations board with a record 18 category listings, "Beneath Hill 60" is up for 12 awards and Jane Campion's "" will compete for 11 prizes.

The ceremony is due to take place on December 10 and 11 in Melbourne, Australia.

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