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'Her' Wins Big at 2013 National Board of Review Awards

December 5, 2013 (3:38 am) GMT
The sci-fi romance led by Joaquin Phoenix and voiced by Scarlett Johansson bags top prizes for Best Film and Best Director.
'Her' Wins Big at 2013 National Board of Review Awards

"" is a big winner at this year's National Board of Review Awards. The movie about a lone writer, played by , who falls in love with a computer operating system, voiced by , takes the title of Best Film of the year. The sci-fi romance also helps Spike Jonze win Best Director.

"Spike Jonze is one of the most talented and visionary filmmakers working today," says Annie Schulhof, the president of the National Board of Review. "In 'Her' he explores the age-old themes of love and human connection in a completely fresh and innovative way. It is an outstanding achievement that is sure to become a new classic."

Best Actor goes to for his role in "", and Best Supporting Actor is awarded to his co-star . Meanwhile, Best Actress is given to for her performance in "", and Best Supporting Actress is presented to "" actress .

The winner of Breakthrough Performance in male category is Spencer's co-star and the recipient in the female category is for her role in "". Other winners include "" for Best Ensemble and "" for Creative Innovation.

Best Film: ""
Best Director: Spike Jonze - ""
Best Actor: - ""
Best Actress: - ""
Best Supporting Actor: - ""
Best Supporting Actress: - ""
Best Original Screenplay: Joel and Ethan Coen - ""
Best Adapted Screenplay: Terence Winter - ""
Best Animated Feature: ""
Breakthrough Performance - Male: - ""
Breakthrough Performance - Female: - ""
Best Directorial Debut: Ryan Coogler - ""
Best Foreign Language Film: ""
Best Documentary: ""
William K. Everson Film History Award: George Stevens Jr.
Best Ensemble: ""
Spotlight Award: Career Collaboration of Martin Scorsese and
NBR Freedom of Expression Award: "Wadjda"
Creative Innovation in Filmmaking Award: ""
Top Films (in alphabetical order):

Top 5 Foreign Language Films (In Alphabetical Order):
Top 5 Documentaries (In Alphabetical Order):
Top 10 Independent Films (In Alphabetical Order):


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