‘The Power of the Dog’ Named Best Picture by Vancouver Film Critics – The Hollywood Reporter


The Vancouver Film Critics Circle named Jane Campion’s The power of the dog as his best international feature film of 2021.

Campion’s Awards Season Contestant Beats In Best Picture Contest Sian Heder’s Sundance Hit CODA and Kenneth Branagh Belfast. by Netflix The power of the dog stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Montana rancher Phil Burbank and has scored a leading 12 nominations at the upcoming Oscars.

Vancouver film critics also named Dunes director Denis Villeneuve as best director, while Adam McKay and David Sirota picked up the best screenplay award for their work on Don’t look up. And in the acting categories, Andrew Garfield won Best Actor for his work in Tick, tick… Boom!and Olivia Colman picked up the Best Actress crown for her starring role The lost girl.

Elsewhere, Troy Kotsur won Best Supporting Actor for his role in CODAin which he plays deaf fisherman Frank Rossi, and Ann Dowd won Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Fran Kranz’s ensemble drama Mass.

In the Canadian film categories, the big winner is Michael McGowan All my little sorrowsa drama that stars Alison Pill as a struggling novelist trying to help her brilliant big sister (Sarah Gadon) recover from a recent suicide attempt.

A full list of winners follows:

International categories:

Best Picture
The power of the dog

Best Director
Denis Villeneuve, Dunes

Best Screenplay
Adam McKay and David Sirota Don’t look up

Best actor
Andrew Garfield, Tick, tick… Boom!

Best Actress
Olivia Colman, The lost girl

Best Supporting Actor
Troy Kosur, CODA

Best Supporting Actress
Ann Dowd, Mass

Best Documentary
To run away

Best Foreign Language Film
The worst person in the world

Canadian Film Categories

Best Picture
All my little sorrows

Best Director
Danis Goulet, night raiders

Best Screenplay
Michael McGowan, All my little sorrows

Best actor
Daniel Doheny, Drink water

Best Actress
Alison Pill, All my little sorrows

Best Supporting Actor
Joshua Odjick, Savagery

Best Supporting Actress
Sarah Gadon, All my little sorrows

Best Canadian Documentary
Kimmapiiyipitssini: the meaning of empathy

Best British Columbia Film
Portraits of a fire

One to watch
Trevor Mac, Portraits of a fire


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