29 January 2018

London Critics’ Awards Announced

By otm

‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ wins top prize at London Critics’ awards 

BY ORLANDO PARFITT29 JANUARY 2018

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THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri won best film at the 38th London Critics’ Circle Film Awards last night (28 Jan), held at The May Fair Hotel.

The film also won best actress for Frances McDormand, and best screenwriter for Martin McDonagh. With three prizes it was the biggest winner on the night.

Timothée Chalamet picked up the best actor award for Call Me By Your Name, whilst Sean Baker won best director for The Florida Project. Lesley Manville (Phantom Thread) and Hugh Grant (Paddington 2) won the supporting actor prizes.

Collecting his award, Grant said: “First Trump and Brexit, and now me winning awards. It’s the end of days.”

The Attenborough Award for British/Irish film of the year went to Dunkirk, with the Philip French Award for Breakthrough British/Irish filmmaker going to God’s Own Country director Francis Lee.

Kate Winslet picked up The Dilys Powell Award for Excellence in Film.

Full list of winners

FILM OF THE YEAR 

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM OF THE YEAR 

Elle

DOCUMENTARY OF THE YEAR 

I Am Not Your Negro

BRITISH/IRISH FILM OF THE YEAR: The Attenborough Award 

Dunkirk

DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR 

Sean Baker – The Florida Project

SCREENWRITER OF THE YEAR 

Martin McDonagh – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

ACTRESS OF THE YEAR: Sponsored by Heaven Skincare 

Frances McDormand – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

ACTOR OF THE YEAR 

Timothée Chalamet – Call Me By Your Name

SUPPORTING ACTRESS OF THE YEAR 

Lesley Manville – Phantom Thread

SUPPORTING ACTOR OF THE YEAR: Sponsored by Cameo 

Hugh Grant – Paddington 2

BRITISH/IRISH ACTRESS OF THE YEAR 

Sally Hawkins – The Shape of Water/Maudie/Paddington 2

BRITISH/IRISH ACTOR OF THE YEAR: Sponsored by Millbank & CooperSearle 

Daniel Kaluuya – Get Out

YOUNG BRITISH/IRISH PERFORMER OF THE YEAR: Sponsored by The May Fair Hotel 

Harris Dickinson – Beach Rats

BREAKTHROUGH BRITISH/IRISH FILMMAKER: The Philip French Award 

Francis Lee – God’s Own Country

BRITISH/IRISH SHORT FILM OF THE YEAR 

We Love Moses – Dionne Edwards

TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD 

Blade Runner 2049 – Dennis Gassner, production design

EXCELLENCE IN FILM: The Dilys Powell Award

Source: https://www.screendaily.com/news/three-billboards-outside-ebbing-missouri-wins-top-prize-at-london-critics-awards-/5126031.article


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