Nomadland triumphs at Critics Choice Awards

Alan S Kim named Best Young Actor

by Jennie Kermode

Critics Choice Best Picture Nomadland
Critics Choice Best Picture Nomadland

It's been a fantastic year so far for Chloé Zhao, who last night added further Best Film and Best Director awards to her collection for Nomadland at the Critics Choice Awards. It was eight-year-old Alan Kim from Minari, however, who stole the show when accepting the award for Best Young Actor or Actress, overwhelmed by emotion and struggling to hold back tears as he thanked his fellow cast members and apologised as if worried about being unprofessional.

The awards, which are usually announced in December but were delayed this year because of the pandemic, represent the votes of members of the American-Canadian Critics Choice Association. As well as film, they cover television, and this year saw John Boyega win for his work in TV/film crossover project Red, White And Blue.

Those film award winners in full:-

Best Picture

Best: Director

Best Actress

Best Actor

Best Supporting Actor

Best Supporting Actress

Best Young Actor or Actress

Best Acting Ensemble

Best Foreign Language Film

Best Original Screenplay

Best Adapted Screenplay

Best Cinematography

Best Film Editing

Best Production Design

  • Mank – Donald Graham Burt (production designer), Jan Pascale (set designer)

Best Visual Effects

Best Hair and Makeup

Best Costume Design

Best Original Score

  • Soul – Jon Batiste, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross

Best Song


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