Carol directed by Todd Haynes

“Carol” was a big winner with The New York Film Critics (NYFCC) taking the Best Picture award in addition to Best Director for Todd Haynes, Best Screenplay, and Best Cinematographer for Edward Lachman. Carol starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, follows two women from very different backgrounds who find themselves in an unexpected love affair in 1950s New York.

Frederick Wiseman’s documentary “In Jackson Heights” about the racially and ethnically diverse neighborhood of Jackson Heights in Queens, New York won the award for Best Non-Fiction Film (Documentary).

“Timbuktu” directed by Abderrahmane Sissako, and Mauritania’s first entry for Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award, won the award for Best Foreign Language Film.

“Son of Saul” directed by László Nemes won the Best First Film Award. Two days in the life of Saul Auslander, Hungarian prisoner working as a member of the Sonderkommando at one of the Auschwitz Crematoriums who, to bury the corpse of a boy he takes for his son, tries to carry out his impossible deed: salvage the body and find a rabbi to bury it.

2015 NY Film Critics Circle Awards

Best Picture
Carol

Best Director
Todd Haynes CAROL

Best Screenplay
Carol

Best Actress
Saoirse Ronan BROOKLYN

Best Actor
Michael Keaton SPOTLIGHT

Best Supporting Actress
Kristen Stewart CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA

Best Supporting Actor
Mark Rylance BRIDGE OF SPIES

Best Cinematographer
Edward Lachman CAROL

Best Animated Film
Inside Out

Best Non-Fiction Film (Documentary)
In Jackson Heights

Best Foreign Language Film
Timbuktu

Best First Film
László Nemes SON OF SAUL

Special Award
William Becker and Janus Films

Special Award
Ennio Morricone

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