Monday, February 26, 2024

The 2023 Dublin Film Critics Circle (DFCC) Winners

The members of the Dublin Film Critics Circle (DFCC) have, for the 16th year, selected their favorite works of 2023. Here are this year’s winners…

(Winners presented in a ranked list for each category)

Best Film

Past Lives
Anatomy of a Fall
Killers of the Flower Moon
May December
Close/EO (tie)
The Eight Mountains/Passages (tie)

Best Director
Celine Song – Past Lives
Justine Triet – Anatomy of a Fall
Christopher Nolan – Oppenheimer
Martin Scorsese – Killers of the Flower Moon
Todd Field – Tár
Alice Diop – Saint Omer
Greta Gerwig – Barbie
Lukas Dhont – Close
Jerzy Skolimowski – EO
Bradley Cooper – Maestro

Best Actor
Cillian Murphy – Oppenheimer
Franz Rogowski – Passages
Bradley Cooper – Maestro
Joaquin Phoenix – Beau Is Afraid
Denis Ménochet – The Beasts
Luca Marinelli – The Eight Mountains
Barry Keoghan – Saltburn
Milo Machado Graner – Anatomy of a Fall
Chares Melton – May December
Ryan Gosling – Barbie

Best Actress
Lily Gladstone – Killers of the Flower Moon
Carey Mulligan – Maestro
Cate Blanchett – Tár
Sandra Huller – Anatomy of a Fall
Julianne Moore – May December
Natalie Portman – May December
Tilda Swinton – The Eternal Daughter
Annette Bening – Nyad
Adèle Exarchopoulos – Passages
Sydney Sweeney – Reality

Best Documentary
The Deepest Breath
406 Days
Still: A Michael J Fox Movie
Kokomo City
In the Shadow of Beirut
So This Is Christmas
Little Richard: I Am Everything
I Dream in Photos
Smoke Sauna Sisterhood

Best Irish Film
The Deepest Breath
My Sailor, My Love

Best Screenplay
Justine Triet & Arthur Harari – Anatomy of a Fall
Isabel Peña & Rodrigo Sorogoyen – The Beasts
Samy Burch – May December
Aki Kaurismäki – Fallen Leaves
Paul Schrader – Master Gardener

Best Cinematography
Rodrigo Prieto – Killers of the Flower Moon
Hoyte van Hoytema – Oppenheimer
Mark Jenkin – Enys Men
Ruben Impens – The Eight Mountains
Thomas Favel – Return to Seoul

International breakthrough
Raine Allen-Miller – Rye Lane

Irish breakthrough
Orén Kinlan – Flora and Son

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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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