'Lady Bird' Named Best Film of 2017 by Vancouver Critics Circle
The acclaimed Greta Gerwig-directed movie also nabbed awards for Saoirse Ronan as best actress and Laurie Metcalf as best supporting actress.
The Vancouver Film Critics Circle on Monday unveiled its pick for the best in film of 2017, with Greta Gerwig's Lady Bird named as best picture.
The film also earned the best actress crown for Saoirse Ronan and best supporting actress for Laurie Metcalf. Another multiple award winner was Phantom Thread, which earned Paul Thomas Anderson the best director trophy and Daniel Day-Lewis the best actor honor.
Elsewhere, Willem Dafoe won for best supporting actor for his star-turn in The Florida Project, and the best screenplay trophy went to Jordan Peele for Get Out. And the Cannes Grand Prix winner BPM (Beats Per Minute) won for best foreign language film, and Ex Libris: The New York Public Library won for best documentary.
The Vancouver Film Critics Circle awards will be held on January 6 in Vancouver. The Canadian film winners will be unveiled at that event.
A complete list of this year's winners follows.
Best Picture: Lady Bird
Best Director: Paul Thomas Anderson, Phantom Thread
Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis, Phantom Thread
Best Actress: Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird
Best Supporting Actor: Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project
Best Supporting Actress: Laurie Metcalf, Lady Bird
Best Screenplay: Jordan Peele, Get Out
Best Foreign Language Film: BPM (Beats per Minute)
Best Documentary: Ex Libris: The New York Public Library