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December 10, 2017

San Francisco Film Critics Circle Names ‘The Florida Project’ Best Picture Of The Year

True to Silicon Valley charm, the San Francisco Film Critics Circle took to Twitter to announce their winners for 2017 with The Florida Project winning for Best Picture and a pleasant surprise win in the Best Actor category.

In what may be a first for motion capture performances, the Bay Area-based group recognized Andy Serkis for his groundbreaking turn as Caesar in War for the Planet of the Apes. Other winners include Margot Robbie for Best Actress in I, Tonya,  William Dafoe for Best Supporting Actor in The Florida Project, Laurie Metcalf for Best Supporting Actress in Lady Bird as well as The Shape of Water‘s Guillermo del Toro for Best Director.

Read the complete list of winners below.

Best Picture
THE FLORIDA PROJECT

Best Director
Guillermo del Toro  – THE SHAPE OF WATER

Best Actor
Andy Serkis  – WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES

Best Actress
Margot Robbie – I, TONYA

Best Supporting Actor 
Willem Dafoe  – THE FLORIDA PROJECT

Best Supporting Actress
Laurie Metcalf – LADY BIRD

Best Foreign Language Film
BPM

Best Animated Feature
COCO

Best Documentary
FACES PLACES

Best Cinematography
BLADE RUNNER 2049 – Roger Deakins

Best Production Design
THE SHAPE OF WATER  – Paul D. Austerberry

Best Editing
BABY DRIVER – Paul Machliss and Jonathan Amos

Best Screenplay (original)
GET OUT – Jordan Peele

Best Screenplay (adapted)
CALL ME BY YOUR NAME  – James Ivory

Best Original Score
PHANTOM THREAD  – Jonny Greenwood

Special Citation (for that underappreciated indie gem)
BRIMSTONE & GLORY

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