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First Cow wins Florida critics' 2020 Best Picture prize

Kelly Reichardt's First Cow
First Cow

The Florida Film Critics Circle has announces the winners (and runners-up) of its 2020 awards. Kelly Reichardt's First Cow won another Best Picture prize, easily keeping up with its main competition, Chloe Zhao's Nomadland. Zhao won Best Director and her leading actress, Frances McDormand, won Best Actress. And a pair of surprise frontrunners in supporting acting categories, Maria Bakalova and Paul Raci, consolidated their early awards season leads in their respective categories. Check out the 2020 FFCC award nominations here, and the winners below.

Best Picture

First Cow

Runner-up: Minari / Nomadland / The Trial of the Chicago 7

Best Director

Chloe Zhao (Nomadland)

Runner-up: Kelly Reichardt (First Cow) / Aaron Sorkin (The Trial of the Chicago 7)

Best Actress

Frances McDormand (Nomadland)

Runner-up: Viola Davis (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom) / Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman)

Best Actor

Anthony Hopkins (The Father)

Runner-up: John Magaro (First Cow)

Best Supporting Actress

Maria Bakalova (Borat Subsequent Moviefilm)

Runner-up: Youn Yuh Jung (Minari)

Best Supporting Actor

Paul Raci (Sound of Metal)

Runner-up: Brian Dennehy (Driveways)

Best Original Screenplay

Lee Isaac Chung (Minari)

Runner-up: Aaron Sorkin (The Trial of the Chicago 7)

Best Adapted Screenplay

Charlie Kaufman (I'm Thinking of Ending Things)

Runner-up: Ruben Santiago-Hudson (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom) / Chloe Zhao (Nomadland)

Best Cinematography

Erik Messerschmidt (Mank)

Runner-up: Shabier Kirchner (Lovers Rock)

Best Art Direction / Production

Dan Webster (Mank)

Runner-up: Adam Marshall (Lovers Rock)

Best Score

Jon Batiste, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross (Soul)

Runner-up: Ludwig Goransson (Tenet)

Best Visual Effects

Murray Barber (Possessor)

Runner-up: Andrew Jackson (Tenet)

Best Ensemble


Runner-up: The Trial of the Chicago 7

Best Animated Film


Runner-up: Wolfwalkers

Best Documentary

You Don't Nomi

Runner-up: Dick Johnson Is Dead

Best Foreign Language Film

Los Fuertes

Runner-up: Minari

Best First Film

Promising Young Woman

Runner-up: The Father

Breakout Award

Sidney Flanigan (Never Rarely Sometimes Always)

Runner-up: Maria Bakalova (Borat Subsequent Moviefilm)

The Golden Orange Award

ENZIAN Theater


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