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London Critics’ Circle Film nominees include “Saint Maud”, “Nomadland” – Dateway

Films by directors Rose Glass, Sarah Gavron, Chloé Zhao and Emerald Fennell received the most nominations for the 41st. London criticismcircle Film awards that are practically awarded at the beginning of February. Scroll down for a full list of nominees.

Glass’ dramatic horror Saint Maud was up front with eight nominations including film, director, screenwriter, actress (Morfydd Clark) and supporting actress (Jennifer Ehle). In addition, the film is nominated for British / Irish Film of the Year and Clark is nominated for British / Irish Actress, an award that includes her appearance in Eternal beauty.

Other leading contenders are Sarah Gavrons London Coming-of-age story rock with six nominations, Chloé Zhao’s improvised American road movie Nomad land with five and Emerald Fennell’s provocative, black-comic thriller Promising young woman with four.

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David Fincher’s Hollywood biography also received four nominations Deficiency and Steve McQueen’s house party drama Lovers rock. McQueen is Director of the Year for his five Small Ax films.

Roy Andersson’s comedy drama rounds off the ten nominations for film of the year About endlessness, Alexander Nanau’s journalistic documentary collectiveCharlie Kaufman’s black comedy I am thinking of ending thingsKevin Macdonald’s Guantanamo drama The Mauritanian and Lee Isaac Chung’s Korean-American immigrant saga Minari.

The late Chadwick Boseman received nominations for his lead in Ma Rainey’s black bottom and its supporting role in Since 5 Bloods.

Due to the pandemic, more films released directly for streaming services have been allowed and the qualifying release dates have been extended to March, provided the films were shown until 2020 criticism or at festivals. The 41st. London criticismcircle The film prizes will be awarded virtually on Sunday, February 7th.

Full list of nominations:

FILM OF THE YEAR
About endlessness
collective
I am thinking of ending things
Lovers rock
The Mauritanian
Minari
Nomad land
Promising young woman
rock
Saint Maud

FOREIGN VOICE FILM OF THE YEAR
About endlessness
Another round
collective
Les Misérables
Minari

DOCUMENTARY OF THE YEAR
Bloody nose, empty pockets
collective
Dick Johnson is dead
time
The truffle hunters

The Attenborough Award
BRITISH / IRISH FILM OF THE YEAR
The father
Lovers rock
mangrove
rock
Saint Maud

DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
David Fincher – Mank
Rose glass – Saint Maud
Kevin Macdonald – The Mauritanian
Steve McQueen – Small Ax
Chloé Zhao – Nomad Land

SCREENWRITER OF THE YEAR
Jack Fincher – Mank
Rose glass – Saint Maud
Charlie Kaufman – I think about ending things
Aaron Sorkin – The Chicago Trial 7
Chloé Zhao – Nomad Land

ACTRESS OF THE YEAR
Morfydd Clark – Saint Maud
Viola Davis – Ma Rainey’s black bottom
Vanessa Kirby – Pieces of a Woman
Frances McDormand – Nomad Land
Carey Mulligan – promising young woman

ACTOR OF THE YEAR
Riz Ahmed – Sound of Metal
Chadwick Boseman – Ma Rainey’s black bottom
Anthony Hopkins – The Father
Delroy Lindo – Da 5 Bloods
Tahar Rahim – The Mauritanian

SUPPORTING ACTRESS OF THE YEAR
Maria Bakalova – Borat Subsequent Film
Ellen Burstyn – Pieces of a Woman
Essie Davis – Babyteeth
Jennifer Ehle – Saint Maud
Amanda Seyfried – Mank

SUPPORTING ACTOR OF THE YEAR
Sacha Baron Cohen – The Trial of Chicago 7
Chadwick Boseman – Da 5 Bloods
Aldis Hodge – grace
Ben Mendelsohn – Babyteeth
Shaun Parkes – Mangrove

BRITISH / IRISH ACTRESS OF THE YEAR (for the work)
Bukky Bakray – rocks
Jessie Buckley – I think about ending things, wrongdoing
Morfydd Clark – Eternal Beauty, Saint Maud
Vanessa Kirby – Pieces of a Woman, the Coming World
Carey Mulligan – The Dig, auspicious young woman

BRITISH / IRISH ACTOR OF THE YEAR (for the work)
Riz Ahmed – Mogul Mowgli, Sound of Metal
Sacha Baron Cohen – Borat Subsequent Film, The Chicago Trial 7
John Boyega – Red, White and Blue
Anthony Hopkins – The Father
Cosmo Jarvis – Quiet with horses, active at night

The Philip French Award
BREAKTHROUGH / IRISH FILM MAKERS
Henry Blake – County Lines
Fyzal Boulifa – Lynn + Lucy
Emerald Fennell – promising young woman
Rose glass – Saint Maud
Remi Weekes – His house

YOUNG BRITISH / IRISH ACTOR
Kosar Ali – rocks
Bukky Bakray – rocks
Millie Bobby Brown – Enola Holmes
Conrad Khan – County Lines
Molly Windsor – Make Up

BRITISH / IRISH SHORT FILM
Filipiñana – Rafael Manuel, director
Hungry Joe – Paul Holbrook, Director
Lizard – Akinola Davies Jr, director
The long farewell – Aneil Karia, director
The Shift – Laura Carreira, director

TECHNICAL RESULTS
Ammonite – Stéphane Fontaine, cinematography
Birds of prey – Deborah Lamia Denaver & Adruitha Lee, makeup & hair
Lovers Rock – Mica Levi, music
Mank – Donald Graham Burt, production design
Nomadland – Joshua James Richards, Cinematography
Rocks – Lucy Pardee, casting
Soul – Pete Docter, animation
Sound of Metal – Phillip Bladh, sound design
Teaching – Jennifer Lame, film editing
WolfWalkers – Tomm Moore & Ross Stewart, animation


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