Laura Linney — Claire
Laura Linney attended the acclaimed Juilliard School and began her acting career in theatre. Her first film role was in George Miller’s “Lorenzo’s Oil” (1992). [MORE]

Gabriel Byrne — Stewart
Irish-born Gabriel Byrne has worked with some of cinema’s leading directors including the Coen Brothers, Wim Wenders, Jim Jarmush, Ken Loach, John Boorman,David Cronenberg, Michael Mann, and Bryan Singer. [MORE]

Deborra-lee Furness — Jude
A native of Melbourne, Deborra-lee Furness graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. [MORE]

John Howard — Carl
John Howard graduated from Australia’s National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) in 1978 and has established himself as one of Australia’s most prolific, in-demand and beloved actors. [MORE]

Leah Purcell — Carmel
Leah Purcell is one of Australia’s leading actresses. Her performance alongside Anthony LaPaglia and Geoffrey Rush in Ray Lawrence’s “Lantana” brought her recognition when, jointly with the other female leads, she received the Independent Filmmaker Award for Best Actress, as well as a nomination for a Film Critics’ Circle of Australia Award. [MORE]

Stelios Yiakmis — Rocco
Stelios Yiakmis was born in New Zealand in 1965. After graduating in drama from the University of Otago, he found fame in the long-running and hugely successful New Zealand serial “Shortland Street” where he played Dr Johnny Marinovich. [MORE]

Alice Garner — Elissa
Alice Garner has been acting since she was child, in theatre, film, television and radio. [MORE]

Simon Stone — Billy (‘the Kid’)
At the beginning of his acting career Simon has earned a reputation as ‘a new talent to watch.’ By age 18 he had already made four television appearances on popular favorites in Australia such as “Blue Heelers”, “MDA” and “John Safran’s Music Jamboree”. [MORE]

Betty Lucas — Vanessa
Betty Lucas’ career spans 50 years, encompassing radio, TV, film and stage both in Australia and the UK where she initially played juvenile lead roles for 18 months at the Playhouse, Nottingham. [MORE]

Chris Haywood — Gregory
Chris Haywood has amassed an impressive 72 film credits in his 30-year career, including the Australian classics “The Removalists”, “Breaker Morant”, “Heatwave”, “The Man from Snowy River”, “Razorback”, “Shine”, “Muriel’s Wedding”, “Blackrock”, “Oscar and Lucinda” and “Kiss or Kill”. [MORE]

Eva Lazzaro — Caylin-Calandria
At 10 years of age Eva Lazzaro is already earning a reputation as a rising young star since her appearances on the popular Australian television drama series “Blue Heelers, and in television commercials. “Jindabyne” marks her feature film debut.

Sean Rees-Wemyss — Tom
Despite his tender age, seven-year-old Sean Rees-Wemyss already has a string of credits to his name as a voice-over artist and through his appearances in television commercials. “Jindabyne” is his first feature film.

Tatea Reilly — Susan
“Jindabyne” is Tatea’s first feature film. She started her career as a performer with the Aboriginal Dance Theatre. At the age of nine Tatea appeared in the short film “Nightwork” before beginning her training at the PACT Youth Theatre. Over her four years at PACT she has concentrated on music, dance, and set design as well as helping devise various performance pieces including for the Stand Your Ground project. Most recently she appeared with PACT as part of the Constellations season.