‘Lady Bird’ wins Best Picture at New York Film Critics Circle Awards


Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut Lady Bird has landed two big prizes at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards.

The film, which stars Saoirse Ronan as a teenager desperate to leave home, will be feted as Best Picture at the NYFCC’s gala dinner on 3 January (18), while the Irish actress has landed the Best Actress honor, according to Deadline.com.

The Florida Project’s Sean Baker will pick up the organization’s Best Director award in the new year, while Get Out filmmaker Jordan Peele has landed the Best First Film title.

Call Me by Your Name’s Timothee Chalamet will take home the Best Actor award, while The Florida Project’s Willem Dafoe and Girls Trip’s Tiffany Haddish will be feted with the supporting actor prizes.

Coco has landed the Best Animated Film prize, and Paul Thomas Anderson will be awarded the Best Screenplay award for Phantom Thread