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Kate Winslet & Michael Fassbender: London Film Critics Winners

2009 London Film Critics' Circle Award nominations: Dec. 18, '08

2009 London Film Critics' Circle Award winners: Feb. 4, '09

FILM OF THE YEAR
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Frost/Nixon
Milk
WALL-E
* The Wrestler

THE ATTENBOROUGH AWARD: BRITISH FILM OF THE YEAR
Happy-Go-Lucky
Hunger
In Bruges
Man on Wire
* Slumdog Millionaire

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM OF THE YEAR
Gomorrah
I've Loved You So Long
The Orphanage
Persepolis
* Waltz With Bashir

DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
Darren Aronofsky - The Wrestler
Danny Boyle - Slumdog Millionaire
Clint Eastwood - Changeling
* David Fincher - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Gus Van Sant - Milk

BRITISH DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
* Danny Boyle - Slumdog Millionaire
Terence Davies - Of Time and the City
Mike Leigh - Happy-Go-Lucky
Steve McQueen - Hunger
Christopher Nolan - The Dark Knight

ACTOR OF THE YEAR
Josh Brolin - W.
Frank Langella - Frost/Nixon
Heath Ledger - The Dark Knight
Sean Penn - Milk
* Mickey Rourke - The Wrestler

ACTRESS OF THE YEAR
Penelope Cruz - Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Anne Hathaway - Rachel Getting Married
Angelina Jolie - Changeling
Meryl Streep - Doubt
* Kate Winslet - The Reader and Revolutionary Road

BRITISH ACTOR OF THE YEAR
* Michael Fassbender - Hunger
Ralph Fiennes - The Duchess
Ben Kingsley - Elegy
Dev Patel - Slumdog Millionaire
Michael Sheen - Frost/Nixon

BRITISH ACTRESS OF THE YEAR
Rebecca Hall - Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Sally Hawkins - Happy-Go-Lucky
* Kristin Scott Thomas - I've Loved You So Long
Tilda Swinton - Julia
Kate Winslet - The Reader and Revolutionary Road

BRITISH ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Liam Cunningham - Hunger
Toby Jones - Frost/Nixon and W.
* Eddie Marsan - Happy-Go-Lucky
Peter O'Toole - Dean Spanley
Mark Strong - Body of Lies

BRITISH ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Hayley Atwell - The Duchess
Kristin Scott Thomas - Easy Virtue
* Tilda Swinton - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Emma Thompson - Brideshead Revisited
Alexis Zegerman - Happy-Go-Lucky

SCREENWRITER OF THE YEAR
* Simon Beaufoy - Slumdog Millionaire
David Hare - The Reader
Martin McDonagh - In Bruges
Peter Morgan - Frost/Nixon
Eric Roth - The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

THE NSPCC AWARD: YOUNG BRITISH PERFORMER OF THE YEAR
Asa Butterfield - The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
Georgia Groome - Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging
Bill Milner - Son of Rambow
Dev Patel - Slumdog Millionaire
Will Poulter - Son of Rambow
* Thomas Turgoose - Somers Town and Eden Lake

BREAKTHROUGH BRITISH FILM-MAKER
Joanna Hogg - writer-director: Unrelated
Martin McDonagh - writer-director: In Bruges
* Steve McQueen - writer-director: Hunger
James Watkins - writer-director: Eden Lake
Rupert Wyatt - director: The Escapist

DILYS POWELL AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO CINEMA
Dame Judi Dench

2009 BBC4 WORLD CINEMA AWARDS

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Director: Julian Schnabel

* 4 Months, 3 Weeks And 2 Days, Director: Cristian Mungiu

Gomorrah, Director: Matteo Garrone

The Orphanage, Director: Juan Antonio Bayona (the BBC4 website erroneously has Guillermo del Toro, one of the films producers, as the director)

Persepolis, Directors: Vincent Paronnaud and Marjane Satrapi

World Cinema Achievement Award: Werner Herzog

Winners Jury: John Hurt (chair), Adrian Lester, Asif Kapadia and Sandra Hebron. Nominations were chosen by over 200 UK-based film critics.


         
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