MUMBAI: Giving a different touch to the awards season, the International Cinephile Society (ICS) has given top honours to Asghar Farhadi‘s A Separation at its 9th annual awards. The film bagged awards in the best picture, best ensemble, best screenplay and best film not in the English language categories.
Other major winners included Terrence Malick who bagged the award for the best director for The Tree of Life. While the best actor award was bagged by Tom Cullen (Weekend) and Brad Pitt (The Tree of Life), the best actress award went to Anna Paquin and J. Smith-Cameron (both for Margaret).
Formed in 2003, the International Cinephile Society is an online group made up of approximately 80 accredited journalists, film scholars, historians and other industry professionals who cover film festivals and events on five continents.
The ICS honours the finest in American and international cinema every year.