Gotham nominees

Five feature films compete for the top prize


  • “Great World of Sound” (Magnolia Pictures)

  • “I’m Not There” (Weinstein Co.)

  • “Into the Wild” (Paramount Vantage)

  • “Margot at the Wedding” (Paramount Vantage)

  • “The Namesake” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)


  • “The Devil Came on Horseback” (Intl. Film Circuit)

  • “Jimmy Carter Man From Plains” (Sony Pictures Classics)

  • “My Kid Could Paint That” (Sony Pictures Classics)

  • “Sicko” (Weinstein Co.)

  • “Taxi to the Dark Side” (ThinkFilm)

Ensemble Cast

  • “Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead”: Albert Finney, Rosemary Harris, Ethan Hawke, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Brian F. O’Byrne, Amy Ryan, Michael Shannon, Marisa Tomei

  • “The Last Winter”: Connie Britton, Kevin Corrigan, Zach Gilford, James LeGros, Ron Perlman

  • “Margot at the Wedding”: Jack Black, Flora Cross, Ciaran Hinds, Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Zane Pais, John Turturro

  • “The Savages”: Philip Bosco, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Laura Linney

  • “Talk to Me”: Cedric the Entertainer, Don Cheadle, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Mike Epps, Vondie Curtis Hall, Taraji P. Henson, Martin Sheen

Breakthrough Director

  • Lee Isaac Chung, “Munyurangabo”

  • Stephane Gauger, “Owl and the Sparrow”

  • Julia Loktev, “Day Night Day Night”

  • David Von Ancken, “Seraphim Falls”

  • Craig Zobel, “Great World of Sound”

Breakthrough Actor

  • Emile Hirsch, “Into the Wild”

  • Kene Holliday, “Great World of Sound”

  • Ellen Page, “Juno”

  • Jess Weixler, “Teeth”

  • Luisa Williams, “Day Night Day Night”

Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You

  • “August the First”

  • “Frownland”

  • “Loren Cass”

  • “Mississippi Chicken”

  • “Off the Grid: Life on the Mesa”
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