Chloe Zhao's 'Nomadland' Named Best Feature by Vancouver Film Critics Circle

Frances McDormand in 'Nomadland'
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Frances McDormand in 'Nomadland'

Chadwick Boseman and Frances McDormand were among the acting winners.

The Vancouver Film Critics Circle has named Chloé Zhao's Nomadland as its best international feature of 2020 as the American road movie continued its run as an early award season contender.

Zhao also picked up the best director honor, while Frances McDormand earned the best actress trophy for her role in Nomadland. The late Chadwick Boseman was voted best actor for his star turn in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom.

The immigrant drama Minari won for best foreign language film and also earned Yuh-jung Youn the best supporting actress honor. And Daniel Kaluuya won for best supporting actor for his role as Black Panther chairman Fred Hampton in Warner Bros.' Judas and the Black Messiah.

Elsewhere, the best screenplay award went to Aaron Sorkin for The Trial of the Chicago 7, while the Rumanian feature Collective, a film about hospital corruption in the wake of a nightclub fire, won for best documentary.