The Utah Film Critics awarded South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite the top honor of Best Picture of 2019. The film was also recognized as Best Non-English Language Film, and for the Original Screenplay by Bong and Jin Won Han.
Marriage Story received both Lead Acting awards: Scarlett Johansson for Lead Performance, Female, and Adam Driver for Lead Performance.
The Utah Film Critics Association is made up of Utah-based film journalists contributing to print, broadcast and online outlets.
Utah Film Critics Association 2019 Awards Winners
Best Picture: Parasite. Runner-up: Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood.
Best Achievement in Directing: Sam Mendes, 1917. Runner-up: Quentin Tarantino, Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood.
Best Lead Performance, Male: Adam Driver, Marriage Story. Runner-up: Joaquin Phoenix, Joker.
Best Lead Performance, Female: Scarlett Johansson, Marriage Story. Runner-up: Lupita Nyong’o, Us.
Best Supporting Performance, Female: Florence Pugh, Little Women. Runner-up: Rebecca Ferguson, Doctor Sleep.
Best Supporting Performance, Male: Joe Pesci, The Irishman. Runner-up: Willem Dafoe, The Lighthouse.
Vice/Martin Award for Performance in a Science-Fiction, Fantasy or Horror Film: Robert Downey, Jr., Avengers: Endgame. Runner-up: Lupita Nyong’o, Us.
Best Original Screenplay: Bong Joon-ho and Jin Won Han, Parasite. Runner-up: Rian Johnson, Knives Out.
Best Adapted Screenplay: Greta Gerwig, Little Women. Runner-up: Taika Waititi, Jojo Rabbit.
Best Cinematography: Roger Deakins, 1917. Runner-up: Jarin Blaschke, The Lighthouse.
Best Original Score: Matt Morton, Apollo 11. Runner-up: Dan Levy, I Lost My Body.
Best Film Editing: Todd Douglas Miller, Apollo 11. Runner-up: Andrew Buckland, Michael McCusker and Dirk Westervelt, Ford v Ferrari.
Best Documentary Feature: Apollo 11. Runner-up: Hail Satan?
Best Animated Feature: I Lost My Body. Runners-up: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World and Toy Story 4.
Best Non-English Language Feature: Parasite. Runner-up: Portrait of a Lady on Fire.