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iW NEWS | Boston Critics Celebrate "No Country," "Diving Bell"

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire December 9, 2007 at 8:36AM

"No Country For Old Men won best picture honors at the Boston Society of Film Critics awards Sunday afternoon. Joel and Ethan Coen's film also took best supporting actor for Javier Bardem. Julian Schnabel beat the Coens for best director, with his "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" also taking best foreign-language film and best cinematography for Janusz Kaminski. Among other winners, Frank Langella took best actor for his performance in "Starting Out In The Evening," while "La Vie En Rose"'s Marion Cotillard won best actress. Boston-set "Gone Baby Gone" won best supporting actress for Amy Ryan and best directorial debut for Bostonian Ben Affleck. Brad Bird was a surprise choice for best screenplay for "Ratatouille," Before The Devil Knows You're Dead won best ensemble cast, and Dan Klores and Fisher Stevens won best documentary for "Crazy Love." Last year, Boston honored Oscar winner "The Departed" with picture and director kudos. [Peter Knegt]
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"No Country For Old Men won best picture honors at the Boston Society of Film Critics awards Sunday afternoon. Joel and Ethan Coen's film also took best supporting actor for Javier Bardem. Julian Schnabel beat the Coens for best director, with his "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" also taking best foreign-language film and best cinematography for
Janusz Kaminski. Among other winners, Frank Langella took best actor for his performance in "Starting Out In The Evening," while "La Vie En Rose"'s Marion Cotillard won best actress. Boston-set "Gone Baby Gone" won best supporting actress for Amy Ryan and best directorial debut for Bostonian Ben Affleck. Brad Bird was a surprise choice for best screenplay for "Ratatouille," Before The Devil Knows You're Dead won best ensemble cast, and Dan Klores and Fisher Stevens won best documentary for "Crazy Love." Last year, Boston honored Oscar winner "The Departed" with picture and director kudos. [Peter Knegt]