Beginners is the Big Winner at the Gotham Awards

As the long awards season begins, last night’s Gotham Awards started things with a surprise… a tie for Best Picture. The Awards, in their 21st year, are like the Independent Spirit Awards from the East coast and this year they make news with their first tie for the top honor between Beginners and The Tree of Life. The former also won Best Ensemble for its cast including Oscar front-runner Christopher Plummer plus Ewan MacGregor and Melanie Laurent. For more on the ceremony and the awards, head to their website here and check out the winner list below.

2011 Gotham Award Winners~

Best Feature: Beginners & The Tree of Life
Breakthrough Director: Dee Rees, Pariah
Breakthrough Actor: Felicity Jones, Like Crazy
Best Ensemble Performance: Beginners
Best Documentary: Better This World
Best Film Not Playing At A Theater Near You: Scenes of a Crime
Audience Award: Girlfriend

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One Response to “Beginners is the Big Winner at the Gotham Awards”

  1. Henrick V Says:

    I slept right through that one…, the movie that is.

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