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Southeastern Critics Go For 'The Descendants,' Clooney, Streep

Photo of Peter Knegt By Peter Knegt | Indiewire December 19, 2011 at 1:12PM

Alexander Payne's "The Descendants" topped the winners of the Southeastern Film Critics Association's annual awards. The film took honors for best picture, actor (George Clooney) and adapted screenplay.
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The Descendants

Alexander Payne's "The Descendants" topped the winners of the Southeastern Film Critics Association's annual awards. The film took honors for best picture, actor (George Clooney) and adapted screenplay.

Other major winners included Meryl Streep, Christopher Plummer and Janet McTeer, who all won acting awards, and Martin Scorsese, who won best director for "Hugo."

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

TOP TEN FILMS
The Descendants
The Artist
Hugo
Moneyball
The Tree of Life
Drive
Midnight in Paris
Win Win
War Horse
The Help

BEST ACTOR
Winner – George Clooney (The Descendants)
Runner-up – Michael Fassbender (Shame)

BEST ACTRESS
Winner – Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady
Runner-up – Tilda Swinton, We Need to Talk About Kevin

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Winner – Christopher Plummer, Beginners
Runner-up – Albert Brooks, Drive

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Winner – Janet McTeer, Albert Nobbs
Runner-up – Shailene Woodley, The Descendants

BEST ENSEMBLE
Winner – The Help
Runner-up – The Descendants

BEST DIRECTOR
Winner – Martin Scorsese, Hugo
Runner-up – Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
Winner – Midnight in Paris
Runner-up – The Artist

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
Winner – The Descendants
Runner-up – Moneyball

BEST DOCUMENTARY
Winner – Project Nim
Runner-up – Tabloid

BEST FOREIGN-LANGUAGE FILM
Winner – A Separation
Runner-up – The Skin I Live In

BEST ANIMATED FILM
Winner – Rango
Runner-up – The Adventures of Tintin

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Winner – The Tree of Life
Runner-up – Hugo

The GENE WYATT AWARD
Winner – The Help
Runner-up – Undefeated

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