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'Moonrise Kingdom,' 'Silver Linings,' 'Beasts' & 'Keep The Lights On' Top Spirit Awards Nominations

Photo of Oliver Lyttelton By Oliver Lyttelton | www.oliverlyttelton.com November 27, 2012 at 1:41PM

We've barely had time to take a breath since the Gotham Awards were awarded last night, and already we're moving on, because their big cousin, the 28th Annual Film Independent Spirit Awards, revealed their nominations just a few minutes ago.
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Best Feature
"Beasts Of The Southern Wild"
"Bernie"
"Keep The Lights On"
"Moonrise Kingdom"
"Silver Linings Playbook"

Best Director
Wes Anderson - "Moonrise Kingdom"
Julia Loktev - "The Loneliest Planet"
David O Russell - "Silver Linings Playbook"
Ira Sachs - "Keep The Lights On"
Benh Zeitlin - "Beasts of the Southern Wild"

Best First Feature
"Fill The Void"
"Gimme The Loot"
"Safety Not Guaranteed"
"Sound Of My Voice"
"The Perks Of Being A Wallflower"

John Cassavetes Award
"Breakfast With Curtis"
"The Color Wheel"
"Middle Of Nowhere"
"Mosquita y Mari"
"Starlet"

Best Male Lead
Jack Black - "Bernie"
Bradley Cooper - "Silver Linings Playbook"
John Hawkes - "The Sessions"
Thure Lindhart - "Keep The Lights On"
Matthew McConaughey - "Killer Joe"
Wendell Pierce - "Four"

Best Female Lead
Linda Cardenelli - "Return"
Emayatzy Corinealdi - "Middle Of Nowhere"
Jennifer Lawrence - "Silver Linings Playbook"
Quvenzhane Wallis - "Beasts Of The Southern Wild"
Mary Elizabeth Winstead - "Smashed"

Best Supporting Male
Matthew McConaughey - "Magic Mike"
David Oyelowo - "Middle Of Nowhere"
Michael Pena - "End Of Watch"
Sam Rockwell - "Seven Psychopaths"
Bruce Willis - "Moonrise Kingdom"

Best Supporting Female
Rosemarie DeWitt - "Your Sister's Sister"
Ann Dowd - "Compliance"
Helen Hunt - "The Sessions"
Brit Marling - "Sound Of My Voice"
Lorraine Toussaint - "MIddle Of Nowhere"

Best Screenplay
Wes Anderson - "Moonrise Kingdom"
Zoe Kazan - "Ruby Sparks"
Martin McDonagh - "Seven Psychopaths"
David O Russell - "Silver Linings Playbook"
Ira Sachs & Mauricio Zacharias - "Keep The Lights On"

Best First Screenplay
Rama Burshtein - "Fill The Void"
Derek Connolly - "Safety Not Guaranteed"
Christopher Ford - "Robot & Frank
Rashida Jones & Will McCormack - "Celeste & Jesse Forever
Jonathan Lisecki - "Gayby"

Best International Feature
"Amour"
"Once Upon A TIme In Anatolia"
"Rust & Bone"
"Sister"
"War Witch"

Best Documentary
"The Central Park Five"
"How To Survive A Plague"
"The Invisible War"
"Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present"
"The Waiting Room"

Best Cinematography
"Beasts Of The Southern Wild"
"End Of Watch"
"Here"
"Moonrise Kingdom"
"Valley Of The Saints"

Piaget Producers Award
Mynette Louie - "Stones In The Sun"
Derrick Tseng - "Prince Avalanche"
Alicia Van Couvering - "Nobody Walks"

Someone To Watch Award
David Fenster - "Pincus"
Adam Leon - "Gimme The Loot"
Rebecca Thomas - "Electrick Children"

Stella Artois Truer Than Fiction Award
Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Pravel - "Leviathan"
Peter Nicks - "The Waiting Room"
Jasonyyyee Tippet and Elizabeth Mimms - "Only The Young"

Robert Altman Award
"Starlet"

This article is related to: Spirit Awards, Awards, The Amazing Race, Moonrise Kingdom, The Silver Linings Playbook, Beasts Of The Southern Wild, Keep the Lights On, Bernie


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