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‘Boyhood’ Name Best Film By Vancouver Film Critics Circle

‘Boyhood’ Name Best Film By Vancouver Film Critics Circle


Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is continuing its awards season haul by winning the best film prize from the Vancouver Film Critics Circle in Canada on Monday.

The drama, which was shot over 12 years, landed a further Best Film accolade to go alongside similar trophies from critics circles in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Toronto, Canada.

Birdman was the frontrunner in the nominations stages, but only came away with one win for Best Director for Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, while The Grand Budapest Hotel‘s Wes Anderson landed a prize for Best Screenplay.

Jake Gyllenhaal saw off competition from Michael Keaton and Benedict Cumberbatch to win the Best Actor trophy for his role in Nightcrawler, Tilda Swinton was named Best Actress for Only Lovers Left Alive, while J.K. Simmons and Patricia Arquette won supporting acting trophies for Whiplash and Boyhood respectively.

In the Canadian categories, French-language films Mommy and Tu dors Nicole swept the board with three prizes each.

Photo Credit: IFC Films

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