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2015 ICS Award Nominees Led by ‘Stranger by the Lake’ and ‘Mommy’

What needs to happen to make this kid become the next Leonardo DiCaprio? Antoine-Olivier Pilon has the chops.

Honoring films released in the USA in 2014.

Winners of the 12th ICS Awards will be announced on February 20, 2015.

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PICTURE
• Boyhood
• The Grand Budapest Hotel
• Goodbye to Language
• The Immigrant
• Inherent Vice
• Mommy
• Mr. Turner
• Only Lovers Left Alive
• Stranger by the Lake
• Two Days, One Night
• Under the Skin

DIRECTOR
• Xavier Dolan – Mommy
• Jonathan Glazer – Under the Skin
• Jean-Luc Godard – Goodbye to Language
• Alain Guiraudie – Stranger by the Lake
• Richard Linklater – Boyhood

FILM NOT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
• Force Majeure
• A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night
• Goodbye to Language
• The Missing Picture
• Mommy
• Norte, The End of History
• Stranger by the Lake
• Stray Dogs
• The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
• Two Days, One Night
• Winter Sleep

ACTOR
• Pierre Deladonchamps – Stranger by the Lake
• Ralph Fiennes – The Grand Budapest Hotel
• Jake Gyllenhaal – Nightcrawler
• David Oyelowo – Selma
• Antoine-Olivier Pilon – Mommy
• Timothy Spall – Mr. Turner

ACTRESS
• Marion Cotillard – The Immigrant
• Marion Cotillard – Two Days, One Night
• Anne Dorval – Mommy
• Scarlett Johansson – Under the Skin
• Julianne Moore – Still Alice
• Tilda Swinton – Only Lovers Left Alive

SUPPORTING ACTOR
• Patrick d’Assumçao – Stranger by the Lake
• Timur Magomedgadzhiev – Two Days, One Night
• Edward Norton – Birdman
• Christophe Paou – Stranger by the Lake
• J.K. Simmons – Whiplash

SUPPORTING ACTRESS
• Patricia Arquette – Boyhood
• Suzanne Clément – Mommy
• Julianne Moore – Maps to the Stars
• Rene Russo – Nightcrawler
• Tilda Swinton – Snowpiercer

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
• Boyhood – Richard Linklater
• Force Majeure – Ruben Östlund
• The Grand Budapest Hotel – Wes Anderson, Hugo Guinness
• Mommy – Xavier Dolan
• Stranger by the Lake – Alain Guiraudie

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
• Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn
• Inherent Vice – Paul Thomas Anderson
• Snowpiercer – Joon-ho Bong, Kelly Masterson
• Under the Skin – Walter Campbell, Jonathan Glazer
• Winter Sleep – Ebru Ceylan, Nuri Bilge Ceylan

CINEMATOGRAPHY
• Goodbye to Language – Fabrice Aragno
• The Grand Budapest Hotel – Robert D. Yeoman
• The Immigrant – Darius Khondji
• Mr. Turner – Dick Pope
• Stranger by the Lake – Claire Mathon
• Under the Skin – Daniel Landin

EDITING
• Boyhood – Sandra Adair
• Goodbye to Language – Jean-Luc Godard
• Stranger by the Lake – Jean-Christophe Hym
• Under the Skin – Paul Watts
• Whiplash – Tom Cross

PRODUCTION DESIGN
• The Grand Budapest Hotel – Adam Stockhausen
• The Immigrant – Happy Massee
• Inherent Vice – David Crank
• Mr. Turner – Suzie Davies
• Snowpiercer – Ondrej Nekvasil

SCORE
• Gone Girl – Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross
• The Grand Budapest Hotel – Alexandre Desplat
• Only Lovers Left Alive – Jim Jarmusch, Carter Logan, Shane Stoneback, Jozef van Wissem
• The Tale of the Princess Kaguya – Joe Hisaishi
• Under the Skin – Mica Levi

ENSEMBLE
• Boyhood
• The Grand Budapest Hotel
• Inherent Vice
• Mommy
• Mr. Turner

ANIMATED FILM
• The Congress
• How to Train Your Dragon 2
• The LEGO Movie
• Song of the Sea
• The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

DOCUMENTARY
• Citizenfour
• Jodorowsky’s Dune
• Maidan
• The Missing Picture
• National Gallery

BEST PICTURE NOT RELEASED IN 2014
• A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence
• Amour Fou
• Bande de Filles
• Black Coal, Thin Ice
• Clouds of Sils Maria
• The Duke of Burgundy
• Hill of Freedom
• Horse Money
• La Sapienza
• Li’l Quinquin
• The Look of Silence
• Pasolini
• Saint Laurent
• The Tribe
• The Wonders

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Written by Clayton Davis

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