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'Drive,' Gordon-Levitt and Williams Top Utah Critics' Awards

Photo of Peter Knegt By Peter Knegt | Indiewire December 22, 2011 at 10:48AM

Nicolas Winding Refn's 'Drive' led the winners of the Utah Film Critics' annual awards, taking best picture and best cinematography honors and placing runner-up in the best director category.
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Nicolas Winding Refn's 'Drive' led the winners of the Utah Film Critics' annual awards, taking best picture and best cinematography honors and placing runner-up in the best director category.

Other major winners included 'The Artist,' which took best director and runner-up prizes for picture and actor, and the quartet of Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michelle Williams, Albert Brooks and Amy Ryan, who each took an award in the acting categories.

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

Best Picture
Drive (runner-up: The Artist)

Best Achievement in Directing
Michael Hazanavicius, The Artist (runner-up: Nicolas Winding Refn, Drive)

Best Lead Performance by an Actor
Joseph Gordon-Levitt: 50/50 (runner-up: Jean Dujardin, The Artist)

Best Lead Performance by an Actress
Michelle Williams, My Week With Marilyn (runner-up: Rooney Mara, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo

Best Supporting Performance by an Actor
Albert Brooks, Drive (runner-up: Christopher Plummer, Beginners)

Best Supporting Performance by an Actress
Amy Ryan, Win Win (runner-up: Vanessa Redgrave, Coriolanus)

Best Original Screenplay
Will Reiser, 50/50 (runner-up: Mike Mills, Beginners)

Best Adapted Screenplay
Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, The Descendants (runner-up: Jason Segel & Nicholas Stoller, The Muppets)

Best Cinematography
Newton Thomas Sigel, Drive (runner-up: Emmanuel Lubezki, The Tree of Life)

Best Documentary Feature
Senna (runner-up: Project Nim)

Best Non-English Language Feature
A Separation (runner-up: 13 Assassins)

Best Animated Feature
Rango (runners-up: The Adventures of Tintin and Kung Fu Panda 2)

This article is related to: Critics' Groups