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San Francisco Critics Pick ‘Tree of Life’ As Year’s Best

San Francisco Critics Pick 'Tree of Life' As Year's Best

Terrance Malick’s “The Tree of Life” led the winners of the San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards, taking best picture, best director and best cinematography honors.

Gary Oldman, Tilda Swinton, Albert Brooks and Vanessa Redgrave took acting awards, while “Tabloid” and “Certified Copy” took documentary and foreign film honors, respectively.

The full list of winners for the 2011 San Francisco Film Critics Circle Awards below. Check out a list of all the awards so far this year here.

Best Picture
    “The Tree of Life”

Best Director
    Terrence Malick, “The Tree of Life”

Best Original Screenplay
    J.C. Chandor, “Margin Call”

Best Adapted Screenplay
    Bridget O’Connor & Peter Straughan, “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”

Best Actor
    Gary Oldman, “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”
                                                                              
Best Actress
    Tilda Swinton, “We Need to Talk About Kevin”
                                                               
Best Supporting Actor
    Albert Brooks, “Drive”
 
Best Supporting Actress
    Vanessa Redgrave, “Coriolanus”
 
Best Animated Feature
    “Rango”

Best Foreign Language Film
    “Certified Copy”

Best Documentary
    “Tabloid”

Best Cinematography
    Emmanuel Lubezki, “The Tree of Life”
 
Special Citation for underappreciated independent cinema
    The Mill and The Cross
                                          
Marlon Riggs Award for courage & vision in the Bay Area film community        
    National Film Preservation Foundation—Since 1997, the San Francisco-based nonprofit’s fundraising and grant-giving programs have supported the restoration and preservation of hundreds of rare U.S. films. Led by director Annette Melville and assistant director J

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