Jindabyne sold to a slew of territories, and to Sony Classics in the US. At the Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards (2006), the film won: Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Deborra-lee Furness). Jindabyne was nominated for 9 AFI Awards including Best Film. The film was released by Roadshow Films and April Distribution in Australia (2006) where it had the biggest opening for an independent Australian film since Muriel’s Wedding in 1993. Jindabyne was one of the top 3 highest grossing Australian films in 2006.