Annapurna Pictures Ahead of 2019 Oscars, Glenn Close nails Best Actress prize for her role in 'The Wife' while 'Can You Ever Forgive Me?' secures two wins at the 34th Film Independent Spirit Awards.
Director Barry Jenkins' " " was the big winner at the 34th Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, February 23.
If Beale Street Could Talk
The filmmaker's adaptation of
James Baldwin's tale landed Best Feature, Best Director, and Best Supporting Female for at the traditional Oscars eve ceremony.
King is now a lock to take home gold at the Academy Awards on Sunday, bar a total surprise.
Meanwhile, Boots Riley scored the Best First Feature for his comedy Sorry To Bother You and Glenn Close more or less cemented her first Oscar by picking up the Female Lead honour for her role in The Wife.
There were also acting wins for
, who took home the Best Male Lead prize for his role in " Ethan Hawke ", and First Reformed , who landed Best Supporting Male for " Richard E. Grant "
Can You Ever Forgive Me?
The full list of winners is:
Best Feature: "
" If Beale Street Could Talk Best Female Lead:
, " Glenn Close " The Wife Best Male Lead:
, " Ethan Hawke " First Reformed Producers Award: Shrihari Sathe
Best Director: Barry Jenkins, "
" If Beale Street Could Talk Best Cinematography: Sayombhu Mukdeeprom, "
" Suspiria Best Screenplay: Nicole Holofcener & Jeff Whitty, "
" Can You Ever Forgive Me? Best Supporting Female:
, " Regina King " If Beale Street Could Talk Best Documentary: "
" Won't You Be My Neighbor? Robert Altman Award: "
" Suspiria Best First Feature: Boots Riley, "
" Sorry to Bother You Best Editing: Joe Bini, "
" You Were Never Really Here Truer Than Fiction Award: Bing Liu, Director of "
Minding the Gap" Best International Film: "
" (Mexico) Roma Bonnie Award: Debra Granik
JOohn Cassavetes Award: "En El Septimo Dia"
Best First Screenplay:
, " Bo Burnham " Eighth Grade Best Supporting Male:
, " Richard E. Grant " Can You Ever Forgive Me? Someone to Watch Award: Alex Moratto