Spirit Awards 2019: If Beale Street Could Talk, Glenn Close, Roma
Posted on February 24, 2019 at 8:00 am
For me, the most significant and enjoyable movie awards of the year are the Spirit Awards (formerly Independent Spirit). I was thrilled that my favorite film of 2018, “If Beale Street Could Talk” was selected for Best Picture, Director, and Supporting Actress.
Here are the awards:
IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK (WINNER)
Barry Jenkins, IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK (WINNER)
Best First Feature
SORRY TO BOTHER YOU
Best Male Lead
Ethan Hawke, FIRST REFORMED
Best Female Lead
Glenn Close, THE WIFE
Best Supporting Female Actor
Regina King, IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK
Best Supporting Male Actor
Richard E. Grant, CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?
Sayombhu Mukdeeprom, SUSPIRIA
Nicole Holofcener & Jeff Whitty, CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?
Best First Screenplay
Bo Burnham, EIGHTH GRADE
Joe Bini, YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE
WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?
Best International Film
The Truer Than Fiction Award
Bing Liu, MINDING THE GAP
The Someone to Watch Award
Alex Moratto, SÓCRATES
The Bonnie Award
Robert Altman Award
Director: Luca Guadagnino
Casting Directors: Avy Kaufman, Stella Savino
Ensemble Cast: Malgosia Bela, Ingrid Caven, Lutz Ebersdorf, Elena Fokina, Mia Goth, Jessica Harper, Dakota Johnson, Gala Moody, Chloë Grace Moretz, Renée Soutendijk, Tilda Swinton, Sylvie Testud, Angela Winkler