‘Nomadland’ Named Best Picture by National Society of Film Critics

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Reprinted from The Hollywood Reporter by Trilby Beresford on January 9, 2021.

The National Society of Film Critics on Saturday named Nomadland as its best picture of 2020.

Nomadland’s Chloe Zhao picked up a win for best director, while Frances McDormand won best actress for her performance in the drama film that explores the life of a nomad woman living in the American West.

Elsewhere in the acting categories, Delroy Lindo was recognized for his performance in Spike Lee’s war drama Da 5 Bloods. Supporting actor wins were awarded to Maria Bakalova for Borat Subsequent Moviefilm and Paul Raci for Sound of Metal. Best screenplay went to Eliza Rittman for First Cow. …

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[The National Society of Film Critics does not recognize picture editing or post production mixing.]

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