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The 2019 Philadelphia Film Critics Circle (PFCC) Winners

By Matt Neglia 

The Philadelphia Film Critics Circle (PFCC) have announced their winners representing the best in film for 2019.

Click below to see the winners.

Best Film
Knives Out
Runner-Up: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Best Director
Martin Scorsese – The Irishman
Runner-Up: Quentin Tarantino – Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Best Actress
Lupita Nyong’o – Us
Runner-Up: Saoirse Ronan – Little Women

​Best Actor
Adam Driver – Marriage Story
Runner-Up: Eddie Murphy – Dolemite Is My Name

Best Supporting Actress
Florence Pugh – Little Women
​Runner-Up:  Jennifer Lopez – Hustlers

​Best Supporting Actor
Joe Pesci – The Irishman & Brad Pitt – Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (TIE)

Best Animated Film
Toy Story 4
Runner-Up: Frozen 2

​Best Foreign Film
Runner-Up: Portrait Of A Lady On Fire

Best Documentary
Apollo 11
Runner-Up: The Kingmaker

Best Cinematography
The Lighthouse
Runner-Up: 1917

Best Breakthrough Performance
Florence Pugh – Little Women
Runner-Up: Thomasin McKenzi – Jojo Rabbit

Best Directorial Debut
Joe Talbot – The Last Black Man In San Francisco & Olivia Wilde – Booksmart (TIE)

Best Screenplay
Knives Out
Runner-Up: Once Upon A Time In Hollywood

Best Soundtrack
Once Upon A Time In Hollywood
Runner-Up: Us

Elaine May Award for “a person or film that brings awareness to women’s issues

Steve Friedman Award for “a person or film that drives major public discourse on a topic or issue”

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Matt Neglia
Matt Neglia
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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