31ST ANNUAL
LOS ANGELES FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARDS
 
2005

Click to Read the 2005 LAFCA Awards Dinner Program

BEST PICTURE
Brokeback Mountain

Runner-up: "A History of Violence"
BEST DIRECTOR

Ang Lee
Brokeback Mountain


Runner-up: David Cronenberg ("A History of Violence)"

BEST ACTOR

Philip Seymour Hoffman
"Capote"


Runner-up: Heath Ledger ("Brokeback Mountain")

BEST ACTRESS
Vera Farmiga
"Down to the Bone"


Runner-up: Dame Judi Dench, ("Mrs. Henderson Presents")
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
William Hurt
"A History of Violence"


Runner-up: Frank Langella ("Good Night, and Good Luck")
BEST Supporting ActrESS
Catherine Keener
"The 40-Year-Old Virgin", "Capote", "The Ballad of Jack and Rose" & "The Interpreter"


Runner-up: Amy Adams ("June Bug")

BEST Screenplay

Dan Futterman
"Capote"
&
Noah Baumbach
"The Squid and the Whale"
(TIED)

BEST Cinematography
Robert Elswit
"Good Night, and Good Luck"


Runner-up: Chris Doyle, Kwan Pun Leung & Yiu-Fai Lai ("2046")
BEST Production Design
William Chang
"2046"


Runner-up: James D. Bissell ("Good Night, And Good Luck")
BEST Music Score
Joe Hisaishi, Youmi Kimura
"Howl’s Moving Castle"


Runner-up: Ryuichi Sakamoto ("Tony Takitani")
BEST Foreign-Language Film
"CachE"
Directed by Michael Haneke


Runner-up: "2046", Directed by Wong Kar Wai
BEST Documentary/Non-Fiction Film
"Grizzly Man"
Directed by Werner Herzog


Runner-up: "Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room", Directed by Alex Gibney
BEST Animation
"Wallace & Gromit in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit"
Directed by Nick Park & Steve Box

The Douglas Edwards Experimental/
Independent Film/Video Award

"La Commune (Paris 1871)"
Directed by Peter Watkins
New Generation Award
Terrence Howard
 
Career Achievement Award
Richard Widmark
 
Special Citations

To Kevin Thomas for his contribution to film culture in Los Angeles.

To David Shepard, Bruce Posner and the Anthology Film Archive to honor "Unseen Cinema", an unprecedented 8-disc collection of films from 1894-1941.

 

 
2005

     
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