Saturday, 21 February 2015


There was widespread love for Stranger by the Lake with the voters in the International Cinephile Society, as evidenced in the results of their awards for 2014. We'd seen it coming, as the French erotic thriller led the ICS' nominations; affection was spread across the board for nominees, though, with wins for multiple films. You can see their award winners and runners-up in full below:

Best Picture
1. Stranger by the Lake
2. Under the Skin
3. The Grand Budapest Hotel
4. Mommy
5. Boyhood
6. Two Days, One Night
7. Only Lovers Left Alive
8. Mr. Turner
9. Inherent Vice
10. The Immigrant
11. Goodbye to Language 3D

Best Director
1. Jonathan Glazer (Under the Skin)
=  Alain Guiraudie (Stranger by the Lake)
3. Xavier Dolan (Mommy)

Best Actor
1. Ralph Fiennes (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
2. Timothy Spall (Mr. Turner)

Best Actress
1. Marion Cotillard (Two Days, One Night)
2. Julianne Moore (Still Alice)

Best Supporting Actor
1. Patrick d'Assumcao (Stranger by the Lake)
2. Edward Norton (Birdman)

Best Supporting Actress
1. Suzanne Clement (Mommy)
=  Julianne Moore (Maps to the Stars)
3. Tilda Swinton (Snowpiercer)

Best Original Screenplay
1. Ruben Ostlund (Force Majeure)
2. Wes Anderson and Hugo Guinness (The Grand Budapest Hotel)

Best Adapted Screenplay
1. Paul Thomas Anderson (Inherent Vice)
=  Ebru Ceylan and Nuri Bilge Ceylan (Winter Sleep)
3. Walter Campbell and Jonathan Glazer (Under the Skin)

Best Cinematography
1. Dick Pope (Mr. Turner)
2. Daniel Landin (Under the Skin)

Best Editing
1. Tom Cross (Whiplash)
2. Jean-Christophe Hym (Stranger by the Lake)

Best Production Design
1. Adam Stockhausen (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
2. Suzie Davies (Mr. Turner)

Best Score
1. Mica Levi (Under the Skin)
2. Alexandre Desplat (The Grand Budapest Hotel)

Best Ensemble
1. The Grand Budapest Hotel
2. Mr. Turner

Best Animated Film
1. The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
2. The Congress

Best Documentary
1. The Missing Picture
2. National Gallery

Best Film Not in the English Language
1. Stranger by the Lake
2. Mommy
3. Two Days, One Night
4. Goodbye to Language 3D
5. Force Majeure
6. The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
7. Winter Sleep
8. The Missing Picture
9. Stray Dogs
10. Norte, the End of History
11. A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night