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Steven Yeun and Sakura Ando highlight Florida Film Critics Circle (FFCC) winners

The Florida Film Critics Circle (FFCC) went for The Favourite, from Yorgos Lanthimos, as the Best Picture of 2018. The period comedy went in with the most nominations and also won Best Ensemble and Best Art Direction/Production Design.

The group’s acting wins went delightfully off book with Joaquin Phoenix winning Best Actor for You Were Never Really Here, Melissa McCarthy in Best Actress for Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Steven Yeun in Supporting Actor for Burning and Sakura Ando in Supporting Actress for Shoplifters, which also won Best Foreign Language Film.

Here is their full list of winners and runners-up, where applicable.

BEST PICTURE
The Favourite

BEST ACTOR
Joaquin Phoenix – You Were Never Really Here

BEST ACTRESS
Melissa McCarthy – Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Runner-up: Toni Collette – Hereditary

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Steven Yeun – Burning
Runner-up: Richard E. Grant – Can You Ever Forgive Me?

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Sakura Ando – Shoplifters
Runner-up: Claire Foy – First Man

BEST ENSEMBLE
The Favourite
Runner-up: Support the Girls

BEST DIRECTOR
Alfonso Cuarón – Roma
Runner-up: Lynne Ramsay – You Were Never Really Here

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Boots Riley – Sorry to Bother You
Runner-up: Bo Burnham – Eighth Grade

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty – Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Runner-up: Barry Jenkins – If Beale Street Could Talk

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Łukasz Żal – Cold War
Runner-up: Alfonso Cuarón – Roma

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Annihilation
Runner-up: Avengers: Infinity War

BEST ART DIRECTION/PRODUCTION DESIGN
The Favourite
Runner-up: Paddington 2

BEST SCORE
Justin Hurwitz – First Man
Runner-up: Nicholas Britell – If Beale Street Could Talk

BEST DOCUMENTARY
Shirkers

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Shoplifters
Runner-up: Roma

BEST ANIMATED FILM
Mirai
Runner-up: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

BEST FIRST FILM
Bo Burnham – Eighth Grade

PAULINE KAEL BREAKOUT AWARD
Elsie Fisher – Eighth Grade
Runner-up: Thomasin Mckenzie – Leave No Trace

About Erik Anderson

Erik thanks his mother for his love of all things Oscar, having watched the Academy Awards together since he was in the single digits; making lists, rankings and predictions throughout the show. This led him down the path to obsessing about awards. Much later, he found himself at GoldDerby, led by Tom O’Neill and then migrated over to Oscarwatch (now AwardsDaily), headed up by Sasha Stone before breaking off to create AwardsWatch. He is a member of the International Cinephile Society, GALECA (The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics), the International Press Academy and is the founder/owner of AwardsWatch.

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