This isn't a debut. Check out Bullhead. It's great.
I have seen Bullhead, and I loved it
But I thought it qualified because of...
Why is [this film] eligible for Best Debut Feature even though IMDb says it's the director's [nth] film?
The Best Debut Feature category recognizes a director's US theatrical feature debut. Earlier films that did not receive theatrical distribution in the US do not affect a director's eligibility.
I'm new to the Filmspots, so I don't know exactly how everything works... Am I still wrong? (if so, please explain)