The New York Film Critics Circle has restored momentum to Carol’s awards season run, awarding four prizes to Todd Haynes’ romantic drama.
Carol won best film, director, screenplay and cinematography on Wednesday, while Michael Keaton and Saoirse Ronan earned lead acting wins for Spotlight, Brooklyn.
Mark Rylance and Kristen Stewart won supporting acting awards for Bridge Of Spies and Clouds Of Sils Maria, respectively, while Son Of Saul was named best first film and Timbuktu won best foreign film.
The awards will be presented on January 4, 2016.
Full list of winners:
Best picture: Carol
Best director: Carol, Todd Haynes
Best actor: Michael Keaton, Spotlight
Best actress: Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn
Best supporting actor: Mark Rylance, Bridge Of Spies
Best supporting actress: Kristen Stewart, Clouds Of Sils Maria
Best screenplay: Carol, Phyllis Nagy
Best cinematography: Carol, Edward Lachman
Best animation: Inside Out
Best first film: Son Of Saul
Best foreign film: Timbuktu (Mauritania)
Best non-fiction film (documentary): In Jackson Heights
Special Award: Posthumous award honoring the legacy of William Becker and Janus Films
Special Award # 2: composer Ennio Morricone, The Hateful Eight