Moonlight shined bright at the 32nd Film Independent Spirit Awards, winning Best Feature, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Editing and the Robert Altman Award.
NAME OF FILM: TONI ERDMANN
DIRECTOR(S): Maren Ade
STARRING: Peter Simonischek, Sandra Hüller and Michael Witterborn
GENRE: Comedy Film
SYNOPSIS: A reluctant woman (Sandra Hüller) must spend time with her estranged father (Peter Simonischek) when he comes for a surprise visit.
Maren Ade’s dark comedy, Toni Erdmann was the big winner at the 14th International Cinephile Society Awards (ICS), taking top honors for Best picture, director, non-English language film and original screenplay.
The musical La La Land lead the nominations for the 2017 Oscars with 14 nominations, tie with Titanic and All About Eve for the most in Oscar history.
The UK’s leading critics revealed the winners of the 37th Critics’ Circle Film Awards , and awarded Damien Chazelle’s musical La La Land the honor of Film of the Year.
The 28th Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) announced this year’s juried award winners, awarding the FIPRESCI Prize for Best Foreign Language Film of the Year to Toni Erdmann.
La La Land lead nominations for the 2016 EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) with 11 nods including Best Film.
Moonlight directed by Barry Jenkins, was named best film of 2016 by the National Society of Film Critics.
Barry Jenkins’ drama Moonlight and Whit Stillman’s comedy Love & Friendship lead the nominations for the 37th London Critics’ Circle Film Awards, garnering seven nominations each. Both are up for Film of the Year, as well as multiple acting honors.
Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester by the Sea dominated the Vancouver Film Critics Circle’s international awards, taking home Best Picture, Best Actor for Casey Affleck
Nine feature films will advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 89th Academy Awards®. Eighty-five films had originally been considered in the category.
Film Comment magazine’s annual end-of-year survey was released today with Maren Ade’s Toni Erdmann, Barry Jenkins’s Moonlight, and Paul Verhoeven’s Elle taking the top spots among films released in 2016.
The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association voted MOONLIGHT as the best film of 2016, according to the results of its 23rd annual critics’ poll released today.