Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird has taken the top prize at this week’s New York Film Critics Circle Awards. The festival favourite, which is now playing Stateside and has a UK release date set for the new year, was awarded Best Film at the event on Thursday.
Elsewhere, Sean Baker won the Best Director award for the superb The Florida Project, while top acting awards went to Saoirse Ronan for Lady Bird and Timothée Chalamet for Call Me By Your Name. Supporting honours went to Tiffany Haddish for Girls Trip and Willem Dafoe for his work on The Florida Project.
Pixar’s Coco won Best Animated Film while Robin Campillo’s BPM (Beats Per Minute) took Best Foreign Language Film.
Here are the rest of the winners from the big night.
Best Film: Greta Gerwig – Lady Bird
Best Director: Sean Baker – The Florida Project
Best Actor: Timothée Chalamet – Call Me By Your Name
Best Actress: Saoirse Ronan – Lady Bird
Best Supporting Actor: Willem Dafoe – The Florida Project
Best Supporting Actress: Tiffany Haddish – Girls Trip
Best Screenplay: Paul Thomas Anderson – Phantom Thread
Best Cinematography: Rachel Morrison – Mudbound
Best Foreign Language Film: Robin Campillo – BPM (Beats Per Minute)
Best Documentary: Agnès Varda, JR – Faces Places
Best Animated Film: Lee Unkrich, Adrian Molina – Coco
Best First Film: Jordan Peele – Get Out
Special Awards: Molly Haskell