The Nevada Film Critics Society has announced its 2020 award winners for achievement in film on Friday and taking top honors for Best Film was Emerald Fennell’s Promising Young Woman. The film won a total of four awards including Best Actress: Carey Mulligan with both Best Director and Best Original Screenplay going to Fennell.
In other major categories, tied for Best Actor was Riz Ahmed for Sound of Metal and Anthony Hopkins for The Father. The Father also won Best Adapted Screenplay. Daniel Kaluuya was chosen Best Supporting Actor for Judas and the Black Messiah and Glenn Close won her first Best Supporting Actress of the season for Hillbilly Elegy. Best Cinematography and Best Visual Effects went to Christopher Nolan’s sci fi action thriller Tenet.
Here is the full list of winners.
Best Film – Promising Young Woman
Best Actor – Riz Ahmed for Sound of Metal and Anthony Hopkins for The Father (tie)
Best Actress – Carey Mulligan – Promising Young Woman
Best Supporting Actor – Daniel Kaluuya – Judas and the Black Messiah
Best Supporting Actress – Glenn Close – Hillbilly Elegy
Best Director – Emerald Fennell – Promising Young Woman
Best Original Screenplay – Emerald Fennell – Promising Young Woman
Best Adapted Screenplay – Florian Zeller and Chris Hampton – The Father
Best Documentary – The Dissident
Best Animated Movie – Soul
Best Production Design – Donald Graham Burt – Mank
Best Cinematography – Hoyte van Hoytema – Tenet
Best Visual Effects – Tenet
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