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Criticwire at NYFF Poll: The Best Films and Performances

Photo of Steve Greene By Steve Greene | Indiewire October 16, 2012 at 12:39PM

The renewed appreciation for Leos Carax's "Holy Motors" might be the biggest takeaway from Criticwire's NYFF poll.
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Rodrigo Perez

BEST NARRATIVE

1. "Life Of Pi"

2. "No"

3. "Frances Ha"

4. "Something In the Air"

5. "Ginger And Rosa"

MOST DISAPPOINTING FILM

1. "Passion"

2. "Lincoln"

3. "Not Fade Away"

4. "Flight"

5. "The Paperboy"

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE

1. Elle Fanning, "Ginger & Rosa"

2. Gael Garcia Bernal, "No"

3. Jean-Louis Trintignant, "Amour"

4. Suraj Sharma, "Life of PI"

5. Greta Gerwig, "Frances Ha"

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE

1. Nicole Kidman, "The Paperboy"

2. Bruce Greenwood, "Flight"

3. Alessandro Nivola, "Ginger & Rosa"

4. Mickey Sumner, "Frances Ha"

5. Rachel McAdams, "Passion"

Joseph Pomp

BEST NARRATIVE

1. Holy Motors

2. Amour

3. Like Someone in Love

4. Our Children

5. Beyond the Hills

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE

1. Jean-Louis Tringtinant, Amour

2. Emmanuelle Riva, Amour

3. Tadashi Okuno, Like Someone in Love

4. Emilie Dequenne, Our Children

5. Nina Hoss, Barbara

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE

1. Lola Créton, Something in the Air

2. James Badge Dale, Flight

3. Isabelle Huppert, Amour

4. Valeriu Andriuta, Beyond the Hills

5. Lambert Wilson, You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet!

Richard Porton

BEST NARRATIVE

1. Holy Motors

2. Tabu

3. Something in the Air

4. Like Someone in Love

5. No

BEST DOCUMENTARY

1. Leviathan

2. Room 237

3. Liv and Ingmar

MOST DISAPPOINTING FILM

1. The Last Time I Saw Macau

2. Lines of Wellington

3. Not Fade Away

BEST PERFORMANCE

1. Denis Lavant

2. Elle Fanning

3. Gael Garcia Bernal

4. The CGI tiger in Life of PI

Rania Richardson

BEST NARRATIVE

1. Beyond the Hills

2. Something in the Air

3. Frances Ha

4. Barbara

5. Amour

BEST DOCUMENTARY

1. Leviathan

2. John Cassavetes

3. Samuel Fuller

4. Godard/Lang

5. Casting By

MOST DISAPPOINTING FILM

1. Memories Look at Me

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE

1. Cristina Flutur

2. Cosmina Stratan

3. Nina Hoss

4. Emmanuelle Riva

5. Greta Gerwig

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE

1. Valeriu Andriuta

Fariha Roisin

BEST NARRATIVE

1. Beyond The Hills

2. Frances Ha

3. Like Someone In Love

4. Amour

5. Holy Motors

BEST DOCUMENTARY

1. The Gatekeepers

2. First Cousin Once Removed

3. Caesar Must Die

4. Casting By

5. War Of Volcanoes

MOST DISAPPOINTING FILM

1. Leviathan

2. Liv and Ingmar

3. Night Across The Street

4. Passion

5. Lines of Wellington

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE

1. Emmanuelle Riva, Amour

2. Emilie Dequenne, Our Children

3. Hadas Yaron, Fill The Void

4. Elle Fanning, Ginger and Rosa

5. Dennis Lavant, Holy Motors

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE

1. Tadashi Okuno, Like Someone In Love

2. Alessandro Nivolla, Ginger and Rosa

3. Ronald Zehrfeld, Barbara

4. Bill Murray, Hyde Park On Hudson

5. Jack Huston, Not Fade Away

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