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'The Social Network' Wins Big at National Board of Review Awards

December 3, 2010 (2:42 am) GMT
The drama, that has won critical praise, grabs four awards from the organization, being named the Best Film in addition to leading Jesse Eisenberg to win Best Actor.

The National Board of Review (NBR) has named "" as the Best Film of the year. Three other awards from the organization are also given for the drama, honoring David Fincher as Best Director, Aaron Sorkin's script as Best Adapted Screenplay and as Best Actor.

NBR President Annie Schulhof says she expects "Social Network" will "stand up over time and appeal to many generations." She adds, "With 'The Social Network' you had very strong elements that were very much appreciated: the direction, the writing, the acting, its great storytelling. That spoke to the very diverse landscape of the National Board of Review."

Lesley Manville of "" is also celebrating for she is chosen to win Best Actress prize. of "" is Best Supporting Actress while not-yet-released "" has its star winning Best Supporting Actor.

Some other films honored by NBR are "" as Best Animated Feature, "" for its Best Ensemble Cast, and "" for Chris Sparling's Best Original Screenplay. Additionally, this year's NBR Awards honors Sofia Coppola with Special Filmmaking Achievement Award for her work on "".

Though the winners have been announced, the kudos for 2010 National Board of Review Awards will not be handed out until January 11, 2011 during a New York gala hosted by Meredith Vieira.

Full Winners List of 2010 National Board of Review Awards:

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