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Manchester by the Sea Named Best Film by National Board of Review

New York, NY – (November 29, 2016) – The National Board of Review has named Manchester by the Sea 2016’s Best Film of the Year, it was announced today, along with the organization’s other year-end honors.

Below is a full list of the 2016 award recipients announced by the National Board of Review:

Best Film:  Manchester by the Sea
Best Director:  Barry Jenkins, Moonlight
Best Actor:  Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea
Best Actress: Amy Adams, Arrival
Best Supporting Actor: Jeff Bridges, Hell or High Water
Best Supporting Actress:  Naomie Harris, Moonlight
Best Original Screenplay:  Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea
Best Adapted Screenplay:  Jay Cocks and Martin Scorsese, Silence
Best Animated Feature:  Kubo and the Two Strings
Breakthrough Performance (Male): Lucas Hedges, Manchester by the Sea
Breakthrough Performance (Female): Royalty Hightower, The Fits
Best Directorial Debut:  Trey Edward Shults, Krisha
Best Foreign Language Film:  The Salesman
Best Documentary:  O.J.: Made in America
Best Ensemble:  Hidden Figures
Spotlight Award: Creative Collaboration of Peter Berg and Mark Wahlberg
NBR Freedom of Expression Award:  Cameraperson



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