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British Independent Film Awards: Moon Wins Best Film

Photo of Anne Thompson By Anne Thompson | Thompson on Hollywood December 6, 2009 at 9:44AM

Getting the British Independent Film Awards. Full list at IndieWIRE.
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Getting the British Independent Film Awards. Full list at IndieWIRE.


Best film: Moon.

Best actor: Tom Hardy (Bronson)

Best actress: Carey Mulligan (An Education)

Best director: Andrea Arnold (Fish Tank)

Technical award best cinematography: Bright Star

Best supporting actress: Anne-Marie Duff (Nowhere Boy)

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Supporting Actor: John Henshaw (Looking for Eric) not Michael Fassbender for Fish Tank)

Best debut director: Duncan Jones (Moon).

Best newcomer: Katie Jarvis (Fish Tank)

Best foreign film: Let the Right One In

Best documentary: Mugabe and the White African

The jury gave a critics' prize to The London Daily Mail's Baz Bamingboye, who happens to be a favorite of mine, so congrats Baz.

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.