U.S. National Society of Film Critics Announce 2017 Winners! ‘Lady Bird’ Best Picture!

The NSFC have announced their best of 2017 winners and it’s a bevy of independent gems that take the lion’s share of the gongs. Greta Gerwig’s lauded comedy Lady Bird nabbed the most with 4 prizes including Best Picture, Director (Gerwig), Actress (Saoirse Ronan) and Supporting Actress (Laurie Metcalf). Sally Hawkins picked up Best Actress for dual performances in The Shape of Water and Maudie. Daniel Kaluuya took Best Actor for Get Out. Willem Dafoe nabbed Best Supporting Actor for The Florida Project.

Best Picture: “Lady Bird”

Best Director: Greta Gerwig, “Lady Bird”

Best Screenplay: Greta Gerwig, “Lady Bird”

Best Cinematography: Roger Deakins, “Blade Runner 2049”

Best Actress: Sally Hawkins, “The Shape of Water” and “Maudie”

Best Actor: Daniel Kaluuya, “Get Out”

Best Supporting Actress: Laurie Metcalf, “Lady Bird”

Best Supporting Actor: Willem Dafoe, “The Florida Project”

Best Foreign-Language Film: “Graduation”

Best Nonfiction Film: “Faces Places”

Special Citation for a Film Awaiting U.S. Distribution: Agnieszka Holland, “Spoor”

Best Experimental Film: “Good Luck,” Ben Russell

Film Heritage Award: “One Way or Another: Black Women’s Cinema 1970-1991,” BAMcinématek; Dan Talbot for his pioneering work as an exhibitor and distributor in bringing worldwide cinema to the United States