32ND ANNUAL
LOS ANGELES FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION AWARDS
 
2006

Click to Read the 2006 LAFCA Awards Dinner Program

BEST PICTURE
"Letters from Iwo Jima"

Runner-up: "The Queen"
BEST DIRECTOR

Paul Greengrass
"United 93"


Runner-up: Clint Eastwood
("Flags of our Fathers", "Letters from Iwo Jima")

BEST ACTOR

Sacha Baron Cohen
"Borat"
&
Forest Whitaker
"The Last King of Scotland"

(TIED)

BEST ACTRESS
Helen Mirren
"The Queen"


Runner-up: Penelope Cruz ("Volver")
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Michael Sheen
"The Queen"


Runner-up: Sergi López ("Pan's Labyrinth")
BEST Supporting ActrESS
Luminita Gheorghiu
"The Death of Mr. Lazarescu"


Runner-up: Jennifer Hudson ("Dreamgirls")
BEST Screenplay
Peter Morgan
"The Queen"

Runner-up: Michael Arndt ("Little Miss Sunshine")
BEST Cinematography
Emmanuel Lubezki
"Children of Men"


Runner-up: Tom Stern ("Flags of our Fathers" & "Letters from Iwo Jima")
BEST Production Design
Eugenio Caballero
"Pan's Labyrinth"


Runner-up: Jim Clay, Veronica Falzon, & Geoffrey Kirkland ("Children of Men")
BEST Music Score
Alexandre Desplat
"The Painted Veil" & "The Queen"


Runner-up: Thomas Newman ("The Good German" & "Little Children")
BEST Foreign-Language Film
"The Lives of Others"
Directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck


Runner-up: "Volver" Directed by Pedro Almodóvar
BEST Documentary/Non-Fiction Film
"An Inconvenient Truth"
Directed by Davis Guggenheim


Runner-up: "Darwin's Nightmare" Directed by Herbert Sauper
BEST Animation
"Happy Feet"
Directed by George Miller


Runner-up: "Cars" Directed by John Lasseter & Joe Ranft

The Douglas Edwards Experimental/
Independent Film/Video Award

"Old Joy"
Directed by Kelly Reichardt

&
"In Between Days"
Directed by So Yong Kim
 
New Generation Award
Michael Arndt (screenwriter), Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris (co-directors)
"Little Miss Sunshine"

 
Career Achievement Award
Robert Mulligan
 
Special Citations
To Jean-Pierre Melville's 1969 film "Army of Shadows" upon the occasion of its long-overdue U.S. release.
To Jonas Mekas for his contributions to American film culture as a filmmaker, critic, and co-founder of Anthology Film Archives.

 

 
2006

     
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