The 2004 Critics Consensus Award Winners


Virginia Madsen and Paul Giamatti in Sideways

Critics Consensus Awards: consider yourselves swept. Seven nominations and seven awards for Alexander Payne's Sideways, which is not only the biggest clean sweep at the CCAs to date, but also the biggest awards haul at all, beating Far from Heaven's recent record of six wins. That's more than half of all CCA prizes for 2004, including a shock Best Actor victory for non-Oscar nominated Paul Giamatti over that awards season's runaway favourite, Jamie Foxx for Ray. Remind yourself of the '04 nominees at this link, and check out all the award winners below.


Best Picture

Sideways (Michael London and Alexander Payne)


Best Director

Alexander Payne (Sideways)


Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

Imelda Staunton (Vera Drake)


Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

Paul Giamatti (Sideways)


Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

Virginia Madsen (Sideways)


Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

Thomas Haden Church (Sideways)


Best Original Screenplay

Charlie Kaufman (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind)


Best Adapted Screenplay

Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor (Sideways)


Best Cinematography

Zhao Xiao Ding (House of Flying Daggers)


Best Music

Howard Shore (The Aviator)


Best Ensemble Cast

Thomas Haden Church, Paul Giamatti, Virginia Madsen and Sandra Oh (Sideways)


Best Documentary

Fahrenheit 9/11 (Jim Czarnecki, Kathleen Glynn and Michael Moore)


Best Foreign Language Film

A Very Long Engagement (Jean-Pierre Jeunet)


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