London Critics’ Circle Film Awards 2012: Winners

Actors, actresses, critics and industry types gathered at the BFI Southbank, London earlier this evening to reveal the 32nd annual London Critics’ Circle Film Award winners.

Emerging on top were The Artist, which scooped three awards; A Separation, which won two prizes; and We Need To Talk About Kevin, which – deservedly so – won British Film Of Year .

Anna Paquin (!!!) tied with Meryl Streep for Actress Of The Year, while Olivia Colman, who’s been wrongfully excluded on most award nomination lists (much to everyone’s dismay), walked away victorious as British Actress Of The Year.

The winners in full:

Film Of The Year

  • The Artist – WINNER
  • A Separation
  • Drive
  • The Tree Of Life
  • Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

British Film Of The Year

  • Kill List
  • The Guard
  • Shame
  • We Need To Talk About Kevin – WINNER
  • Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

Foreign Language Film Of The Year

  • Poetry
  • Mysteries Of Lisbon
  • A Separation – WINNER
  • The Skin I Live In
  • Le Quattro Volte

Documentary Of The Year

  • Senna – WINNER
  • Project Nim
  • Pina
  • Dreams Of A Life
  • Cave Of Forgotten Dreams

Director Of The Year

  • Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist) – WINNER
  • Lynne Ramsay (We Need To Talk About Kevin)
  • Terence Malick (The Tree Of Life)
  • Asghar Farhadi (A Separation)
  • Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive)

Screenwriter Of The Year

  • Michel Hazanavicius (The Artist)
  • Kenneth Lonergan (Margaret)
  • Asghar Farhadi (A Separation) – WINNER
  • Bridget O’Connor & Peter Straughan (Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy)
  • Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon & Jim Rash (The Descendants)

Breakthrough British Filmmaker

  • Paddy Considine (Tyrannosaur)
  • Richard Ayoade (Submarine)
  • Joe Cornish (Attack The Block)
  • Andrew Haigh (Weekend) WINNER
  • John Michael McDonagh (The Guard)

Actor Of The Year 

  • George Clooney (The Descendants)
  • Jean Dujardin (The Artist) – WINNER
  • Ryan Gosling (Drive)
  • Michael Fassbender (Shame)
  • Gary Oldman (Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy)

Actress Of The Year 

  • Anna Paquin (Margaret) – WINNER
  • Kirsten Dunst (Melancholia)
  • Meryl Streep (The Iron Lady) – WINNER
  • Tilda Swinton (We Need To Talk About Kevin)
  • Michelle Williams (My Week With Marilyn)

Supporting Actor Of The Year

  • Simon Russell Beale (The Deep Blue Sea)
  • Kenneth Branagh (My Week With Marilyn) – WINNER
  • Albert Brooks (Drive)
  • Christopher Plummer (Beginners)
  • Michael Smiley (Kill List)

Supporting Actress Of The Year 

  • Sareh Bayat (A Separation) – WINNER
  • Jessica Chastain (The Help)
  • Vanessa Redgrave (Coriolanus)
  • Octavia Spencer (The Help)
  • Jacki Weaver (Animal Kingdom)

British Actor Of The Year 

  • Tom Cullen (Weekend)
  • Michael Fassbender (A Dangerous Method & Shame) – WINNER
  • Brendan Gleeson (The Guard)
  • Peter Mullan (Tyrannosaur & War Horse)
  • Gary Oldman (Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy)

British Actress Of The Year

  • Rachel Weisz (The Deep Blue Sea)
  • Carey Mulligan (Drive & Shame)
  • Olivia Colman (Tyrannosaur & The Iron Lady) – WINNER
  • Vanessa Redgrave (Coriolanus & Anonymous)
  • Tilda Swinton (We Need To Talk About Kevin)

Young British Performer Of The Year

  • John Boyega (Attack The Block)
  • Jeremy Irvine (War Horse)
  • Yasmin Paige (Submarine)
  • Craig Roberts (Submarine) – WINNER
  • Saoirse Ronan (Hanna)

Technical Achievement

  • Melancholia
  • Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy – WINNER
  • We Need To Talk About Kevin
  • Hugo
  • The Skin I Live In
  • Senna
  • Drive
  • Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes
  • Wuthering Heights
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