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Austin Critics Go For 'Hugo,' Shannon, Swinton

Photo of Peter Knegt By Peter Knegt | Indiewire December 28, 2011 at 3:24PM

The Austin Film Critics Association have announced their annual awards, with Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" taking the top prize. Nicolas Winding Refn took best director honors for "Drive," while Michael Shannon, Tilda Swinton, Albert Brooks and Jessica Chastain won acting honors.
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The Austin Film Critics Association have announced their annual awards, with Martin Scorsese's "Hugo" taking the top prize. Nicolas Winding Refn took best director honors for "Drive," while Michael Shannon, Tilda Swinton, Albert Brooks and Jessica Chastain won acting honors.

The full list of winners below. Check out a list of all the awards so far this year here.

Best Film: "Hugo"

Best Director: Nicolas Winding Refn, "Drive"

Best Actor: Michael Shannon, "Take Shelter"

Best Actress: Tilda Swinton, "We Need to Talk About Kevin"

Best Supporting Actor: Albert Brooks, "Drive"

Best Supporting Actress: Jessica Chastain, "Take Shelter"

Best Adapted Screenplay: "Drive"

Best Original Screenplay: "Midnight in Paris"

Best Cinematography: "The Tree of Life"

Best Original Score: "Attack the Block"

Best Documentary: "Senna"

Best Foreign Language Film: "I Saw the Devil"

Breakthrough Artist Award: Jessica Chastain

Best First Film: Joe Cornish, "Attack the Block"

Austin Film Award: "Take Shelter"

Top 10 films (in order): "Hugo," "Drive," "Take Shelter," "Midnight in Paris," "Attack the Block," "The Artist," "Martha Marcy May Marlene," "I Saw the Devil," "13 Assassins" and "Melancholia"

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