Up In The Air named best film by NBOR

MUMBAI: Jason Reitman‘s Up In The Air has been named the National Board Of Review‘s (NBOR) 2009 Best Film Of The Year.

The film also earned a best actor award for George Clooney as well as best supporting actress award for Anna Kendrick and adapted screenplay for Reitman and Sheldon Turner.

While Clint Eastwood was named best director for Invictus, Carey Mulligan won best actress award for An Education.
Woody Harrelson took best supporting actor for The Messenger and Jacques Audiard‘s A Prophet was named best foreign-language film.

In two of the most acclaimed performances of the year, Jeremy Renner won best breakthrough performance by an actor in The Hurt Locker and Gabourey Sidibe took the corresponding actress honour for Precious. Both are likely to receive Academy Awards attention.

The Cove was named best documentary and Up best animated feature, while best ensemble cast went to It‘s Complicated. The key cast includes Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin, Steve Martin, John Krasinski and Rita Wilson.

The Spotlight award best directorial debut went to Duncan Jones for Moon, Oren Moverman for The Messenger, and Marc Webb for 500 Days Of Summer.

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