33rd Annual London Film Critics Circle Awards

The London Film Critics Circle (LFCC) announced its awards on January 20th, 2013 with giving away the Film of the Year award to French drama film AMOUR, directed by Michael Haneke. It also won the Actress of the Year and Screenwriter of the Year awards. This isn’t a surprise anymore especially after the announcement of 85th Academy Awards nominations, Amour got the Best Picture and Best Director nominations as well. The Director of the Year award went to Ang Lee for his exceptional direction of LIFE OF PI. I REALLY WANT LIFE OF PI TO WIN BIG AT THE OSCARS.

Key thing to notice: Joaquin Phoenix gets the Actor of the Year award for his role as Freddie Quell in THE MASTER.

Here is the complete list of winners:

Film of the Year: Amour

Director of the Year: Ang Lee (Life of Pi)

Actor of the Year: Joaquin Phoenix (The Master)

Actress of the Year: Emmanuelle Riva (Amour)

Supporting Actor of the Year: Philip Seymour Hoffman (The Master)

Supporting Actress of the Year: Anne Hathaway (Les Misérables)

Screenwriter of the Year: Michael Haneke (Amour)

Technical Achievement Award: Bill Westenhofer (Life of Pi)

Documentary of the Year: The Imposter

Foreign Language Film of the Year: Rust and Bone

British Film of the Year: Berberian Sound Studio

British Actor of the Year: Toby Jones (Berberian Sound Studio)

British Actress of the Year: Andrea Riseborough (Shadow Dancer)

Breakthrough British Filmmaker: Alice Lowe and Steve Oram (Sightseers)

Young British Performer of the Year: Tom Holland (The Impossible)

Dilys Powell Award for Excellence in Film: Helena Bonham Carter