Coen Brothers' "No Country for Old Men" swept four prizes as the big winner of the yearly event, notably that of top honor Best Picture.
Kudos appear to keep flowing for "No Country for Old Men", and the most recent ones have come from the Chicago Film Critics Association. Coming to the 20th celebration of its CFCA Awards, the organization has deemed the crime drama thriller the big winner of the event by giving the flick four prizes altogether.
The Miramax Films release gloriously landed top honor of Best Picture while scoring its helming duo, brothers Joel and Ethan Coen, both the Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay trophies. Another of Best Supporting Actor went to Javier Bardem for his acclaimed portrayal of Anton Chigurh in the movie.
Best Actor title, in the meantime, was secured by Daniel Day-Lewis through his performance in Paul Thomas Anderson's "There Will Be Blood." The British thespian was joined by "Juno" star Ellen Page who won Best Actress prize with Cate Blanchett being named Best Supporting Actress for "I'm Not There."
Rest winners of the 2007 CFCA Awards are listed below. Kudos will be handed out by the organization at the awards ceremony held on January 7, 2008.
- Best Language-Foreign Film: "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days"
- Best Documentary: "Sicko"
- Best Animated Feature Film: "Ratatouille"
- Best Original Screenplay: Diablo Cody, "Juno"
- Best Cinematography: Roger Deakins, "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford"
- Best Original Score: Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, "Once"
- Most Promising Performer: Michael Cera, "Juno"/"Superbad"
- Most Promising Director: Ben Affleck, "Gone Baby Gone"