Lost Daughter finds success at Spirits

Maggie Gyllenhaal wins best director

by Jennie Kermode

The Lost Daughter
The Lost Daughter Photo: Netflix

It was a double success for Maggie Gyllenhaal at the Independent Spirit Awards last night as her début directorial work The Lost Daughter was named Best Picture and won her the Best Director award. This year's list of winners was very varied, with no big names dominating the event, which suggests that the field is still wide open with other major awards ceremonies still to go.

Those film award winners in full:

Best Feature

Best Director

Best First Feature

  • 7 Days

Best Female Lead

  • Taylour Paige, Zola

Best Male Lead

  • Simon Rex, Red Rocket

Best Supporting Female

Best Supporting Male

Best Screenplay

Best First Screenplay

Best Cinematography

Best Editing

Robert Altman Award

  • The Director, Cast, and Casting Director of Mass

Best Documentary

Best International Film

Someone to Watch Award

Truer Than Fiction Award

John Cassavetes Award

Producers Award

  • Lizzie Shapiro

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