The Lancashire Film Critics are emerging with a reputation for awarding the best efforts of British filmmakers. Check out their interesting choices from the past 5 years.
Les Misérables by Tom Hooper
Daniel Day-Lewis – Lincoln
Andrea Riseborough – Shadow Dancer
Best International Film
The Master by Paul Thomas Anderson
Tom Hooper – Les Misérables
Peter Strickland – Berberian Sound Studio
Official press release after the cut.
The Lancashire Film Critics Awards are now in their fifth edition. These awards recognize british films and performers and are annually voted by a lot of Lancastrians critics. Last year winner was Tomas Alfredson’s Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy that won Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Screenplay. Two years ago Tom Hooper’s The King’s Speech reigned supreme with three awards: Best Film, Best Actor and Best Screenplay. The winners of the first and of the second editions were respectively Hunger by Steve McQueen and Fish Tank by Andrea Arnold.
Les Misérables, the musical drama film directed by Tom Hooper, was the big winner of the 2013 edition with two wins: Best Film and Best Director.
British star of Steven Spielberg’s historical film Lincoln, Daniel Day-Lewis, won the award for Best Actor. Instead, Best Actress winner was Andrea Riseborough for her role in Shadow Dancer.
Paul Thomas Anderson’s film The Master won the award for Best International Film.