Fri. Aug 14th, 2020

Vancouver Film Critics: Marriage Story leads nominations with five

MARRIAGE STORY (Netflix)

Noah Baumbach’s Marriage Story leads all films in the Vancouver Film Critics Circle’s international section with five nominations.

Noah Baumbach’s divorce drama shares the Best Picture category with Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman and Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite; Scorsese and Bong also join Sam Mendes (for 1917) in the Best Director category.

Three of Marriage Story’s performers picked up nominations. While Adam Driver is nominated for Best Actor alongside Antonio Banderas for Pain and Glory and Joaquin Phoenix for Joker, Scarlett Johansson is up against Lupita Nyong’o for Us and Saoirse Ronan for Little Women in the Best Actress category. Meanwhile, Laura Dern received a nod for Best Supporting Actress, where she will contend with Jennifer Lopez for Hustlers and Florence Pugh for Little Women.

The Best Supporting Actor category consists of Tom Hanks for A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood, Joe Pesci for The Irishman, and Brad Pitt for Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood. Quentin Tarantino’s film is also nominated for Best Screenplay where its writer-director will compete with Noah Baumbach for Marriage Story and Bong Joon-ho and Han Jin-won for Parasite.

The FarewellPain and Glory and Parasite are up for Best Foreign Language Film, while Apollo 11For Sama, and Honeyland are nominated for Best Documentary.

Winners will be announced on Monday, December 16. Here is the full list of nominees.

BEST PICTURE
The Irishman
Marriage Story
Parasite

BEST ACTOR
Antonio Banderas, Pain and Glory
Adam Driver, Marriage Story
Joaquin Phoenix, Joker

BEST ACTRESS
Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story
Lupita Nyong’o, Us
Saoirse Ronan, Little Women

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Tom Hanks, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
Joe Pesci, The Irishman
Brad Pitt, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Laura Dern, Marriage Story
Jennifer Lopez, Hustlers
Florence Pugh, Little Women

BEST DIRECTOR
Bong Joon-ho, Parasite
Sam Mendes, 1917
Martin Scorsese, The Irishman

BEST SCREENPLAY
Noah Baumbach, Marriage Story
Bong Joon-ho and Han Jin-won, Parasite
Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
The Farewell
Pain and Glory
Parasite

BEST DOCUMENTARY
Apollo 11
For Sama
Honeyland

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