- 21 Jan 19
'The Favourite' took home four awards, while 'Roma' received two.
The winners of the London Critics' Circle Film Awards were announced last night, with The Favourite and Roma taking home the most accolades.
The Favourite, a dark comedy helmed by Yorgos Lanthimos (The Killing of a Sacred Deer, The Lobster), received the most awards of any contender. Olivia Colman won for best actress and Rachel Weisz was given best supporting actress. The film also received the award for British/Irish film of the year and Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara were awarded the screenplay prize.
Roma, Alfonso Cuaron's meditation on domestic life in Mexico in the '70s, received film of the year and director of the year. The film is also a strong contender for several Academy Award nominations, which will be announced on Tuesday, January 22.
Check out the full list of winners from the London Critics' Film Awards:
Film of the Year: Roma
Foreign Language Film of the Year: Cold War
Documentary of the Year: Faces Places
British/Irish Film of the Year: The Favourite
Director of the Year: Alfonso Cuarón, Roma
Screenwriter of the Year: Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara, The Favourite
Actress of the Year: Olivia Colman, The Favourite
Actor of the Year: Ethan Hawke, First Reformed
Supporting Actress of the Year: Rachel Weisz, The Favourite
Supporting Actor of the Year: Richard E. Grant, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
British/Irish Actress of the Year: Jessie Buckley, Beast
British/Irish Actor of the Year: Rupert Everett, The Happy Prince
Young British/Irish Performer of the Year: Molly Wright, Apostasy
Breakthrough British/Irish Filmmaker of the Year: Michael Pearce, Beast
Technical Achievement of the Year: Lukasz Zal (cinematography), Cold War
British/Irish Short Film of the Year: Lara Zeidan, Three Centimetres
Dilys Powell Award: Pedro Almodóvar