‘The Artist’ dominates the Independent Spirit Awards

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Definitely not the outcome that I was expecting (or predicting for that matter), but hey…that’s the name of the game. Below is full list of winners from the Spirit Awards, and the rare group of winners from this show that will likely closely mirror Oscar. Go figure. Anyway, here they are:

Best Feature: “The Artist”

Best Director: Michel Hazanavicius, “The Artist”

Best Male Lead: Jean Dujardin, “The Artist”

Best Female Lead: Michelle Williams, “My Week with Marilyn”

Best Supporting Male: Christopher Plummer, “Beginners”

Best Supporting Female: Shailene Woodley, “The Descendants”

Best First Feature: “Margin Call”

Best First Screenplay: “50/50”


Best Cinematography: “The Artist”

Best International Film: “A Separation”

Best Documentary: “The Interrupters”

Robert Altman Award: “Margin Call”

John Cassavetes Award: “Pariah”

Piaget Producers Award: “Take Shelter”

Someone to Watch Award: Mark Jackson, “Without”

Truer Than Fiction Award: “Where Soldiers Come From”

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