Lady Bird by Greta Gerwig
Lady Bird

The National Board of Review today named THE POST as Best Film of the Year, Greta Gerwig as Best Director of the Year for LADY BIRDFOXTROT for Best Foreign Language Film, and JANE for Best Documentary.

NBR President Annie Schulhof said, “THE POST is a beautifully crafted film that deeply resonates at this moment in time. We are so thrilled to award it our best film as well as to honor the wonderfully talented Greta Gerwig as our Best Director.”

The National Board of Review’s awards celebrate excellence in filmmaking with categories that include Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor and Actress, Best Original and Adapted Screenplay, Breakthrough Performance, and Directorial Debut, as well as signature honors such as the Freedom of Expression and the NBR Spotlight Award.

The honorees will be feted at the National Board of Review Awards Gala, hosted by Willie Geist, on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Cipriani 42nd Street.

Below is a full list of the 2017 award recipients, announced by the National Board of Review:

Best Film: THE POST
Best Director: Greta Gerwig, LADY BIRD
Best Actor: Tom Hanks, THE POST
Best Actress: Meryl Streep, THE POST
Best Supporting Actor: Willem Dafoe, THE FLORIDA PROJECT
Best Supporting Actress: Laurie Metcalf, LADY BIRD
Best Original Screenplay: Paul Thomas Anderson, PHANTOM THREAD
Best Adapted Screenplay: Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber, THE DISASTER ARTIST
Best Animated Feature: COCO
Breakthrough Performance: Timothée Chalamet, CALL ME BY YOUR NAME
Best Directorial Debut: Jordan Peele, GET OUT
Best Foreign Language Film: FOXTROT
Best Documentary: JANE
Best Ensemble: GET OUT
Spotlight Award: WONDER WOMAN, Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot
NBR Freedom of Expression Award: FIRST THEY KILLED MY FATHER
NBR Freedom of Expression Award: LET IT FALL: LOS ANGELES 1982-1992

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