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Burning And Zama Lead 2018 ICS Award Nominations

Daniel Gimenez Cacho in Zama

Into the latter half of awards season, once most of the critics groups have long been and gone, the International Cinephile Society announces its annual awards nominations, and it's always worth the wait. Two of 2018's very best movies, Burning and Zama, lead the field this year with nine nods apiece, also featuring among the 12 Best Picture nominees. It's a fabulous bunch all around, handsomely reflecting the best of cinema in 2018; the ICS have also nominated persons of colour in every single category, and three women among the six Best Director nominees. Brilliant choices from top to bottom. Winners will be announced on the 3rd of February. All the details you need to know below:

Best Picture

A Bread Factory


The Favourite

First Reformed

If Beale Street Could Talk

Madeline's Madeline

The Other Side of the Wind

The Rider



The Wild Boys


Best Director

Alfonso Cuaron (Roma)

Lee Chang Dong (Burning)

Bertrand Mandico (The Wild Boys)

Lucrecia Martel (Zama)

Alice Rohrwacher (The Wild Boys)

Chloe Zhao (The Rider)

Best Actress

Ando Sakura (Shoplifters)

Juliette Binoche (Let the Sunshine In)

Olivia Colman (The Favourite)

Tyne Daly (A Bread Factory)

Helena Howard (Madeline's Madeline)

Joanna Kulig (Cold War)

Best Actor

Willem Dafoe (At Eternity's Gate)

Daniel Gimenez Cacho (Zama)

Ethan Hawke (First Reformed)

Meinhard Neumann (Western)

Lakeith Stanfield (Sorry to Bother You)

Yoo Ah In (Burning)

Best Supporting Actress

Isabelle Adjani (The World Is Yours)

Lola Duenas (Zama)

Jun Jong Seo (Burning)

Kiki Kirin (Shoplifters)

Regina King (If Beale Street Could Talk)

Rachel Weisz (The Favourite)

Best Supporting Actor

Hugh Grant (Paddington 2)

Brian Tyree Henry (If Beale Street Could Talk)

Russell Hornsby (The Hate U Give)

Juan Minujin (Zama)

Steven Yeun (Burning)

Best Original Screenplay

Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara (The Favourite)

Koreeda Hirokazu (Shoplifters)

Alice Rohrwacher (Happy as Lazzaro)

Paul Schrader (First Reformed)

Patrick Wang (A Bread Factory)

Best Adapted Screenplay

Debra Granik and Anne Rosellini (Leave No Trace)

Armando Iannucci, Ian Martin and David Schneider (The Death of Stalin)

Barry Jenkins (If Beale Street Could Talk)

Lee Chang Dong and Oh Jung Mi (Burning)

Lucrecia Martel (Zama)

Best Cinematography

Ashley Connor (Madeline's Madeline)

Alfonso Cuaron (Roma)

Hong Kyung Pyo (Burning)

Rui Pocas (Zama)

Lukasz Zal (Cold War)

Best Editing

Harrison Atkins, Josephine Decker and Elizabeth Rao (Madeline's Madeline)

Joe Bini (You Were Never Really Here)

Alfonso Cuaron and Adam Gough (Roma)

Bob Murawski and Orson Welles (The Other Side of the Wind)

RaMell Ross (Hale County This Morning, This Evening)

Best Production Design

Eugenio Caballero and Barbara Enriquez (Roma)

Fiona Crombie (The Favourite)

Paul Harrod and Adam Stockhausen (Isle of Dogs)

Renata Pinheiro (Zama)

Astrid Tonnelier (The Wild Boys)

Best Score

Geoff Barrow and Ben Salisbury (Annihilation)

Nicholas Britell (If Beale Street Could Talk)

Jonny Greenwood (You Were Never Really Here)

Justin Hurwitz (First Man)

Mowg (Burning)

Thom Yorke (Suspiria)

Best Ensemble

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

A Bread Factory

The Favourite

A Paris Education


Best Animated Film

Have a Nice Day

Isle of Dogs

Mary and the Witch's Flower


Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Best Documentary

Dead Souls

Hale County This Morning, This Evening

El Mar La Mar

Minding the Gap


Best Film Not in the English Language


Cold War

Happy as Lazzaro

A Paris Education



Sicilian Ghost Story


The Wild Boys


Honorable Mentions

24 Frames


Claire's Camera

The Day After

Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc

Let the Sunshine In Lover for a Day

Mrs. Hyde


On Body and Soul

Best Picture Not Released in 2018

3 Faces

Asako I & II

Ash Is Purest White

Birds of Passage





An Elephant Sitting Still

La Flor


High Life

The Image Book


Knife + Heart


Long Day's Journey Into Night

Manta Ray

Memories of My Body

Ray & Liz

Real Love



What You Gonna Do When the World's on Fire?

The Wild Pear Tree

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