The movie likewise won the actress award for Frances McDormand and screenwriter award for Chloe Zhao, while Steve McQueen was named director of the year.
Nomadland has been named film of the year at the 41st London Critics’ Circle Film Awards, adding to a growing array of honors the film has amassed since it debuted at the Venice Film Festival.
Chloe Zhao’s American road film likewise acquired an actress of the year win for Frances McDormand and screenwriter of the year win for author chief Zhao at the virtual function on Sunday night.
Another different honoree was the British psychological horror Saint Maud, which won British/Irish movie of the year, British/Irish entertainer of the year for Morydd Clark (for a group of work likewise including Eternal Beauty), and breaking British/Irish producer for essayist chief Rose Glass.
Somewhere else, Steve McQueen was named overseer of the year for his Small Ax treasury, Chadwick Boseman won entertainer of the year for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom and Riz Ahmed was named British/Irish entertainer of the year for his work in Sound of Metal and Mogul Mowgli.
“As always, the critics have spread the love around among a range of films this year, particularly recognizing female filmmakers and a diverse range of talent both behind and in front of the cameras,” said film section chair Rich Cline. “This year, our 160 members watched an unusually large number of films, both theatrical and streaming releases, and they’ve sifted out the best of the best for our awards. We look forward to holding a party in-person, and of course getting back into cinemas, as soon as it’s safe to do so.”
See the complete list of winners below.
Film of the year
Foreign-language film of the year
- Another Round
Documentary of the year
The Attenborough Award: British/Irish film of the year
- Saint Maud
Director of the year
- Steve McQueen (Small Axe)
Screenwriter of the year
- Chloé Zhao (Nomadland)
Actress of the year
- Frances McDormand (Nomadland)
Actor of the year
- Chadwick Boseman (Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom)
Supporting actress of the year
- Maria Bakalova (Borat Subsequent Moviefilm)
Supporting actor of the year
- Shaun Parkes (Mangrove)
British/Irish actress of the year (for body of work)
- Morfydd Clark (Eternal Beauty, Saint Maud)
British/Irish actor of the year (for body of work)
- Riz Ahmed (Mogul Mowgli, Sound of Metal)
The Philip French Award: Breakthrough British/Irish filmmaker
- Rose Glass (Saint Maud)
Young British/Irish performer
- Bukky Bakray (Rocks)
British/Irish short film
- The Long Goodbye
- Rocks ( Lucy Pardee, casting)