Moulin Rouge claimed three of the main awards bestowed by the London Film Critics Circle on Feb 13 at London's Dorchester Hotel.
The film's stars, Ewan McGregor and Nicole Kidman won British actor of the year and International actress of the year respectively, while the movie itself was awarded international film of the year.
Robert Altman's Gosford Park, also had a good showing at the 22nd annual awards ceremony. It was named best British film of the year and actress Helen Mirren was named best British supporting actress for that film as well as her role in Last Orders.
The 100 members who make up the London Film Critic's Circle awarded Dame Judi Dench the prize for best British actress of the year for her role in Iris, and brothers Joel and Ethan Coen won the international screenwriter of the year for their film The Man Who Wasn't There.
A complete list of winners follows:
British Film Of The Year
British Director Of The Year
Gurinder Chadha, What's Cooking
British Actress Of The Year
Judi Dench, Iris
British Actor Of The Year
Ewan McGregor, Moulin Rouge
British Supporting Actress
Helen Mirren, Last Orders, Gosford Park
British Supporting Actor
Paul Bettany, A Knight's Tale
British Screenwriter Of The Year
Andrew Davies, Richard Curtis, Helen Fielding, Bridget Jones's Diary
Newcomer Of The Year
Colin Farrell, Tigerland
Foreign Language Film
International Film Of The Year
International Actress Of The Year
Nicole Kidman, Moulin Rouge
International Actor Of The Year
Billy Bob Thornton, The Man Who Wasn't There
International Director Of The Year
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Amores Perros
International Screenwriter Of The Year
Joel and Ethan Coen, The Man Who Wasn't There