LA Film Critics name The Social Network as best film

MUMBAI: The Los Angeles Film Critics Association has named The Social Network as the year‘s best film.

The group‘s best-actor prize was given away to Colin Firth for The King‘s Speech, while Kim Hye-ja won the best actress for the South Korean drama Mother. The runners-up were Edgar Ramirez for the terrorist epic Carlos and Jennifer Lawrence for the crime drama Winter‘s Bone.

The supporting honours were picked up by Jacki Weaver for Australia‘s Animal Kingdom and Niels Arestrup for France‘s A Prophet.

The award in the direction category was shared by David Fincher for Social Network and Olivier Assayas for Carlos that also won the best-picture runner-up award.

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