PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN NAMED BEST FILM OF 2020 BY THE NEVADA FILM CRITICS SOCIETY

The Nevada Film Critics Society has announced its 2020 award winners for achievement in film. Taking top honors for Best Film was Promising Young Woman, a slick and smart, twist filled revenge thriller. The film won a total of four awards including Best Actress: Carey Mulligan and Best Director and Best Originally Screenplay: Emerald Fennell.

In other major categories, tied for Best Actor was Riz Ahmed for Sound of Metal and Anthony Hopkins for The Father. The Father also won Best Adapted Screenplay. Daniel Kaluuya was chosen Best Supporting Actor for Judas and the Black Messiah and Glenn Close won Best Supporting Actress for Hillbilly Ellegy. Best Cinematography and Best Visual Effects went to Christopher Nolan’s sci fi action thriller Tenet.

Below is the complete list of NFCS’s award winners in each category.

Best Film – Promising Young Woman

Best Actor – Tie: Riz Ahmed for Sound of Metal and Anthony Hopkins for The Father

Best Actress – Carey Mulligan – Promising Young Woman

Best Supporting Actor – Daniel Kaluuya – Judas and the Black Messiah

Best Supporting Actress – Glenn Close – Hillbilly Elegy

Best Director – Emerald Fennell – Promising Young Woman

Best Original Screenplay – Emerald Fennell – Promising Young Woman

Best Adapted Screenplay – Florian Zeller and Chris Hampton – The Father

Best Documentary – The Dissident

Best Animated Movie – Soul

Best Production Design – Donald Graham Burt – Mank 

Best Cinematography – Hoyte van Hoytenna – Tenet

Best Visual Effects – Tenet

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