L.A. Critics Love WALL-E, The Dark Knight

34th annual LAFCA Award winners named.

by | December 9, 2008

The 34th annual Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards, held January 12, honored Manoel de Oliveira — as well as a number of outstanding films and filmmakers, all listed below.

Best Picture:
Wall-E (runner-up: The Dark Knight)

Best Director:
Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire (runner-up: Christopher Nolan, The Dark Knight)

Best Actress:
Sally Hawkins, Happy-Go-Lucky (runner-up: Melissa Leo, Frozen River)

Best Actor:
Sean Penn, Milk (runner-up: Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler)

Best Screenplay:
Mike Leigh, Happy-Go-Lucky (runner-up: Charlie Kaufman, Synecdoche, New York)

Best Supporting Actress:
Penelope Cruz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona (runner-up: Viola Davis, Doubt)

Best Supporting Actor:
Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight (runner-up: Eddie Marsan, Happy-Go-Lucky)

Best Foreign Language Film:
Still Life (runner-up: The Class)

Best Documentary/Non-Fiction Film:
Man On Wire (runner-up: Waltz With Bashir)

Best Production Design:
Mark Friedberg, Synecdoche, New York (runner-up: Nathan Crowley, The Dark Knight)

Best Animation:
Waltz With Bashir

Best Music/Score:
A.R. Rahman, Slumdog Millionaire (runner-up: Alexandre Desplat, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button)

Best Cinematography:
Yu Lik Wai, Still Life (runner-up: Anthony Dod Mantle, Slumdog Millionaire)

Source: Los Angeles Film Critics Association

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