LOS ANGELES FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCE the
2021-47th Annual LAFCA AWARD WINNERS..!
LOS ANGELES, CA (SMI-LA-ENTERTAINMENT, 12.18-12.20.21)- The Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) has named “Drive My Car” as Best Picture of the Year, it was announced today by Claudia Puig, President of LAFCA.
“Our awards cover a lot of ground and genres and they also span the globe,” said Los Angeles Film Critics Association president Claudia Puig. “We are thrilled to spread our love and appreciation for this breadth of outstanding films.”
For the L.A. Rebellion filmmakers, the LAFCA is giving a special citation for their contributions to cinema. Major figures include Charles Burnett, Larry Clark, Julie Dash, Zeinabu Irene Davis, Jamaa Fanaka, Haile Gerima, Alile Sharon Larkin and Billy Woodberry.
As previously announced, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association has chosen legendary actor/writer/director/producer Mel Brooks as the recipient of this year’s Career Achievement Award.
The 2021-47th Annual Los Angeles Film Critics Association Award winners are:
PICTURE: DRIVE MY CAR
Runner-up: THE POWER OF THE DOG
DIRECTOR: Jane Campion, THE POWER OF THE DOG
Runner-up: Ryusuke Hamaguchi, DRIVE MY CAR
ACTOR: Simon Rex, RED ROCKET
Runner-up: Benedict Cumberbatch, THE POWER OF THE DOG
ACTRESS: Penélope Cruz, PARALLEL MOTHERS
Runner-up: Renate Reinsve, THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD
SUPPORTING ACTOR (tie): Vincent Lindon, TITANE, and Kodi Smit-McPhee, THE POWER OF THE DOG
SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Ariana DeBose, WEST SIDE STORY
Runner-up: Aunjanue Ellis, KING RICHARD
SCREENPLAY: Ryusuke Hamaguchi and Takamasa Oe, DRIVE MY CAR
Runner-up: Paul Thomas Anderson, LICORICE PIZZA
BEST FILM NOT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE: PETITE MAMAN
Runner-up: QUO VADIS, AIDA?
DOCUMENTARY / NON-FICTION FILM: SUMMER OF SOUL
NEW GENERATION (tie): Shatara Michelle Ford, TEST PATTERN, and Tatiana Huezo, PRAYERS FOR THE STOLEN
FILM EDITING: Joshua L. Pearson, SUMMER OF SOUL
Runner-up: Andy Jurgensen, LICORICE PIZZA
CINEMATOGRAPHY: Ari Wegner, THE POWER OF THE DOG
Runner-up: Greig Fraser, DUNE
PRODUCTION DESIGN: Steve Saklad, BARB AND STAR GO TO VISTA DEL MAR
Runner-up: Tamara Deverell, NIGHTMARE ALLEY
MUSIC/SCORE: Alberto Iglesias, PARALLEL MOTHERS
Runner-up: Jonny Greenwood, THE POWER OF THE DOG and SPENCER
DOUGLAS E. EDWARDS INDEPENDENT/EXPERIMENTAL FILM/VIDEO: THE WORKS AND DAYS (OF TAYOKO SHIOJIRI IN THE SHIOTANI BASIN)
CAREER ACHIEVEMENT: Mel Brooks
Founded in 1975, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA) is composed of Los Angeles-based professional film critics working in the Los Angeles print and electronic media. LAFCA members hold their annual awards vote, honoring screen excellence on both sides of the camera.