Everything Everywhere All At Once leads Independent Spirit race

Tár in second place as nominations announced

by Jennie Kermode

Everything Everywhere All At Once
Everything Everywhere All At Once

If you had asserted a few years ago that a science fiction action adventure film centred on a 60-year-old Chinese woman would lead the race for a major set of US-based awards, people would probably have looked at you strangely, but today Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert's Everything Everywhere All At Once achieved exactly that, securing no fewer that eight Independent Spirit Award nominations including Best Feature and Best Director. It's closely followed by Todd Field's music-themed biopic Tár, with seven, including a nod to Cate Blanchett for Best Lead Performer.

Those nominations in full:

Best Feature

Best Director

Best First Feature

Best Lead Performance

Best Supporting Performance

Breakthrough Performance

Best Screenplay

Best First Screenplay

Best Cinematography

Best Editing

Robert Altman Award

Best Documentary

Best International Film

Someone to Watch Award

Truer Than Fiction Award

John Cassavetes Award

Producers Award

  • Liz Cardenas
  • Tory Lenosky
  • David Grove Churchill Viste

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