Spirit Awards 2019: If Beale Street Could Talk, Glenn Close, Roma

Posted on February 24, 2019 at 8:00 am

Copyright Annapurna 2018
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:

Best Feature
IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK (WINNER)

Best Director
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?

Best Cinematography
Sayombhu Mukdeeprom, SUSPIRIA

Best Screenplay
Nicole Holofcener & Jeff Whitty, CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?

Best First Screenplay
Bo Burnham, EIGHTH GRADE

Best Editing
Joe Bini, YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE

Best Documentary
WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?

Best International Film
ROMA (Mexico)

The Truer Than Fiction Award
Bing Liu, MINDING THE GAP

Producers Award
Shrihari Sathe

The Someone to Watch Award
Alex Moratto, SÓCRATES

The Bonnie Award
Debra Granik

Robert Altman Award
SUSPIRIA
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

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