'Banshees of Inisherin' Leads Winners at London Film Critics' Circle Awards 2023
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The movie fronted by Colin Farrell has bagged multiple coveted prizes, including the British/Irish Film of the Year, at the London Film Critics' Circle Awards.

AceShowbiz - "The Banshees of Inisherin" has become the big winner at the London Film Critics' Circle Awards on Sunday, February 5. The Martin McDonagh-directed movie - which starred Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson - collected five awards in total, including the British/Irish Film of the Year accolade at The May Fair Hotel in London.

For his performance in the film, Colin, 46, took home the Actor of the Year accolade. His co-star in the movie, Kerry Condon, was named the Supporting Actress of the Year while Barry Keoghan won the award for Supporting Actor of the Year. Additionally, Martin, 52 - who previously worked with Colin on the 2008 comedy film "In Bruges" - won the Screenwriter of the Year gong at the ceremony.

The classical music drama "Tar" won three awards on the night, including the Actress of the Year prize for Cate Blanchett. Todd Field, who helmed the project, won the Director of the Year gong while "Tar" won the coveted Film of the Year award.

Elsewhere, Florence Pugh was recognised for her body of work over the last 12 months. The 27-year-old actress was named as the British/Irish Actress of the Year after starring in films such as "Don’t Worry Darling" and "Puss in Boots: The Last Wish".

Bill Nighy was named the British/Irish Actor of the Year for his work during 2022. The 73-year-old actor - who has won numerous awards during his career - starred in the British drama film "Living". Meanwhile, Michelle Yeoh received the Dilys Powell Award for Excellence in Film. The 60-year-old actress - who rose to fame in the 90s - starred in the comedy-drama film "Everything Everywhere All at Once" in 2022.

Full list of award winners:

  • Film of the year: "Tar"
  • Foreign-language film of the year (tie): "Decision to Leave / "[m=The Quiet Girl"
  • Documentary of the year: "All the Beauty and the Bloodshed"
  • British/Irish film of the year: "The Banshees of Inisherin"
  • Director of the year: Todd Field
  • Screenwriter of the year: Martin McDonagh
  • Actress of the year: Cate Blanchett
  • Actor of the year: Colin Farrell
  • Supporting actress of the year: Kerry Condon
  • Supporting actor of the year: Barry Keoghan
  • British/Irish actress of the year for body of work: Florence Pugh
  • British/Irish actor of the year for body of work: Bill Nighy
  • Breakthrough British/Irish film-maker: Charlotte Wells
  • Young British/Irish performer: Frankie Corio
  • British/Irish short film of the year: "A Fox in the Night"
  • Technical achievement award: "Guillermo Del Toro's Pinocchio"
  • Dilys Powell award for excellence in film: Michelle Yeoh

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