National Society of Film Critics Taps ‘Goodbye To Language’ As Best Film Of 2014

The group composed of critics from around the U.S. said today that it has chosen Goodbye To Language as the best movie of the year. The 3D pic shared the Grand Jury Prize at Cannes, marking 84-year-old director Jean-Luc Godard’s first win on the Croisette. The National Society of Film Critics also cited Richard Linklater as Best Director for his 12-year saga Boyhood and gave Wes Anderson the Best Screenplay nod for The Grand Budapest Hotel. Timothy Spall followed up his win at the Capri, Hollywood Film Festival on Friday with the Best Actor prize for his lead role in Mr. Turner. Marion Cotillard took Best Actress for a pair of films: The Immigrant and Two Days, One Night.

Here is the full list of winners:

Goodbye to Language

Richard Linklater, Boyhood

Timothy Spall, Mr. Turner

Marion Cotillard, The Immigrant and Two Days, One Night

Supporting actor
J.K. Simmons, Whiplash

Supporting actress
Patricia Arquette, Boyhood

Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel

Nonfiction film

Dick Pope, Mr. Turner

Heritage Awards
Ron Magliozzi and Peter Williamson
Ron Hutchinson

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