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“The Master” Named Best Picture, Kathryn Bigelow Best Director By San Francisco Film Critics Circle


Best Picture: “The Master”
Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow for “Zero Dark Thirty”
Best Original Screenplay: Mark Boal for “Zero Dark Thirty”
Best Adapted Screenplay: Tony Kushner for “Lincoln”
Best Actor: Joaquin Phoenix for “The Master”
Best Actress: Emmanuelle Riva for “Amour”
Best Supporting Actor: Tommy Lee Jones for “Lincoln”
Best Supporting Actress: Helen Hunt for “The Sessions”
Best Animated Feature: “ParaNorman”
Best Foreign Language Film: “Amour”
Best Documentary: “The Waiting Room”
Best Cinematography: Claudio Miranda for “Life of Pi”
Best Film Editing: William Goldenberg for “Argo”
Best Production Design: Adam Stockhausen for “Moonrise Kingdom”
Marlon Riggs Award for courage & vision in the Bay Area film community: Peter Nicks for “The Waiting Room.”  Nicks’ vérité portrait of grace under pressure in an Oakland, Calif. emergency room addresses the U.S. health care crisis in human terms that transcend partisan debate
Special Citation for under-appreciated independent cinema: “Girl Walk//All Day”  This Jacob Krupnick film turns an already-lively album of pop and hip hop mashups into a joyous celebration of music, dance and community shot guerilla style on the streets on New York City

San Francisco Film Critics Name The Tree of Life Best Picture, Director

Best Picture “The Tree of Life”

Best Director Terrence Malick, “The Tree of Life”

Best Original Screenplay J.C. Chandor, “Margin Call”

Best Adapted Screenplay Bridget O’Connor & Peter Straughan, “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”

Best Actor Gary Oldman, “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”

Best Actress Tilda Swinton, “We Need to Talk About Kevin”

Best Supporting Actor Albert Brooks, “Drive”

Best Supporting Actress Vanessa Redgrave, “Coriolanus”

Best Animated Feature “Rango”

Best Foreign Language Film “Certified Copy”

Best Documentary “Tabloid”

Best Cinematography Emmanuel Lubezki, “The Tree of Life” Special Citation for underappreciated independent cinema The Mill and The Cross