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New York Film Critics Circle Chooses 2015 Winners; ‘Carol’ Dominates with Four

New York Film Critics Circle Chooses 2015 Winners; 'Carol' Dominates with Four

“Carol” dominated the New York Film Critic Circle’s annual awards voting today, winning four prizes: Best Cinematography (Edward Lachman), Best Screenplay (Phyllis Nagy), Best Director (Todd Haynes), and Best Picture. No other film nabbed more than one prize. 

Among the surprises were Best Actress Saoirse Ronan, for “Brooklyn”—beating out “Carol” co-leads Rooney Mara and Cate Blanchett—and Best Actor Michael Keaton, singled out for his performance in the ensemble drama “Spotlight.”

Read the full list of winners below:

Best First Film

László Nemes, “Son of Saul

Best Foreign Film
“Timbuktu”

Best Supporting Actress
Kristen Stewart, “Clouds of Sils Maria”

Best Supporting Actor
Mark Rylance, “Bridge of Spies”

Best Cinematography
Edward Lachman, “Carol”

Best Screenplay
Phyllis Nagy, “Carol”

Best Nonfiction Film
“In Jackson Heights”

Best Animated Film
“Inside Out”

Special Award
Posthumous Award honoring the legacy of William Becker and Janus Films

Special Award
Ennio Morricone, Composer

Best Actress
Saoirse Ronan, “Brooklyn”

Best Actor
Michael Keaton, “Spotlight”

Best Director
Todd Haynes, “Carol”

Best Picture
“Carol”

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