Vancouver critics praise ‘Milk’

'C'est pas moi' wins best Canadian film prize

Canadian critics praised “Milk” as the year’s best pic at the Vancouver Film Critics Circle awards Jan. 12. The drama also won best male performance for star Sean Penn.

“C’est pas moi, je le jure!” was won the prize for best Canadian film, while its helmer Philippe Falardeau won for best director and star Suzanne Clément took home the honor for best supporting actress in a Canadian film.

Kate Winslet followed her double win at the Golden Globes with a prize for best actress that recognized her work in both “The Reader” and “Revolutionary Road.”

And the winners are:

FILM:
”Milk”

CANADIAN FILM”C’est pas moi, je le jure!”

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
”The Edge of Heaven”

BRITISH COLUMBIA FILM
”Fifty Dead Men Walking”

DIRECTOR
David Fincher, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”

DIRECTOR OF A CANADIAN FILM
Philippe Falardeau, “C’est pas moi, je le jure!”

ACTOR IN A LEAD ROLE
Sean Penn, “Milk”

ACTRESS IN A LEAD ROLE
Kate Winslet, “Revolutionary Road”/”The Reader”

ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Heath Ledger, “The Dark Knight”

ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING
Rosemarie DeWitt, “Rachel Getting Married”

ACTOR IN A CANADIAN FILM
Natar Ungalaaq, “The Necessities of Life”

ACTRESS IN A CANADIAN FILM
Marianne Fortier, “Maman est chez le coiffeur”

SUPPORTING ACTOR IN A CANADIAN FILM
Randy Quaid, “Real Time”

SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A CANADIAN FILM
Suzanne Clément, “C’est pas moi, je le jure!”

Achievement Award for Contribution to the British Columbia Film Industry
William Vince

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