Film and Video Awards: National Society of Film Critics Awards

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National Society of Film Critics Awards

2011

Best Picture: Melancholia (dir. Lars van Trier) (DVD X7196)

Best Foreign Language Film: A Separation (Iran) (dir. Asghar Farhadi)

Best Director: Terrence Malick (Tree of Life) (DVD X6726 )

Best Non-fiction Film: Cave of Forgotten Dreams (dir. Werner Herzog) (DVD X6779 )

2010

Best Picture: The Social Network (dir. David Fincher) (DVD X5104)

Best Foreign Language Film: Carlos (France | Germany) (dir. Olivier Assayas) (DVD X5040 )

Best Director: David Fincher (The Social Network) (DVD X5104)

Best Non-fiction Film: Inside Job (dir. Charles Ferguson) (DVD X5411)

2009

Best Picture: The Hurt Locker (dir. Kathryn Bigelow) (DVD X2522)

Best Foreign Language Film: Summer Hours (L'heure d'été) (France) (dir. Olivier Assayas) (DVD X3754)

Best Director: Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker, DVD X2522)

Best Non-fiction Film: The Beaches of Agnes (Les plages d'Agnès) (dir. Agnès Varda) (DVD X3029)

2008

Best Picture: Waltz with Bashir (Vals im Bashir) (dir. Ari Folman) (DVD X1670)

Best Foreign Language Film: Not awarded since the year's best film is a Foreign Language Film.

Best Director: Mike Leigh: Happy-Go-Lucky (DVD X1463)

Best Non-fiction Film: Man on Wire (dir. James Marsh) (DVD X835)

2007

Best Picture: There Will Be Blood (dir. Paul Thomas Anderson) (DVD 9844)

Best Foreign Language Film: 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (4 luni, 3 saptamâni si 2 zile) (Romania) (dir. Cristian Mungiu) (DVD X392)

Best Director: Paul Thomas Anderson: There Will Be Blood (DVD 9844)

Best Non-fiction Film: No End In Sight: Iraq's Descent Into Chaos (dir. Charles Ferguson) (DVD 9128)

2006

Best Picture: Pan's Labyrinth (dir. Guillermo del Toro)(DVD 7558)

Best Foreign Language Film: Not awarded since the year's best film is a Foreign Language Film.

Best Director: Paul Greengrass: United 93 (DVD 6134)

Best Non-fiction Film: An Inconvenient Truth (dir. Davis Guggenheim) (DVD 6601)

2005

Best Picture: Capote (dir. Bennett Miller)(DVD 5329)

Best Foreign Language Film: Head-On (Gegen die Wand) (Germany | Turkey) (dir. Fatih Akin) (DVD 4315; vhs 999:3658)

Best Director: David Cronenberg: A History of Violence (DVD 5245)

Best Non-fiction Film: Grizzly Man (dir. Werner Herzog) (DVD 4899)

2004

Best Picture: Million Dollar Baby (dir. Clint Eastwood)(DVD 4170)

Best Foreign Language Film: Moolaadé (Senegal | France | Burkina Faso | Cameroon | Morocco | Tunisia) (dir. Ousmane Sembene) (DVD 9323)

Best Director: Yimou Zhang House of Flying Daggers (DVD 3718)and Hero (DVD 1848)

Best Non-fiction Film: Tarnation (dir. Jonathan Caouette) (DVD 4079)

2003

Best Picture: American Splendor (dir. Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini)(DVD 2333)

Best Foreign Language Film: The Man Without a Past (Mies vailla menneisyyttä) (Finland) (dir. Aki Kaurismaki) (DVD 2449)

Best Director: Clint Eastwood: Mystic River (DVD 7143)

Best Non-fiction Film: To Be and To Have (Étre et avoir) (dir. Nicolas Philibert) (DVD 3178)

2002

Best Picture: The Pianist (dir. Roman Polanski)(DVD 1632)

Best Director: Roman Polanski: The Pianist (DVD 1632)

Best Foreign Language Film: Y tu mamá también (And Your Mother Too) (DVD 1386)

Best Non-fiction Film: Standing in the Shadows of Motown (dir. Paul Justman) (DVD 7153)

2001

Best Picture: Mulholland Dr. (dir. David Lynch)(DVD 1349)

Best Director: Robert Altman: Gosford Park (DVD 1219)

Best Foreign Language Film: In the Mood for Love (Fa yeung nin wa) (Hong Kong | France) (dir. Kar Wai Wong) (DVD 1156)

Best Non-fiction Film: The Gleaners and I (dir. Agnès Varda) (DVD 1281)

2000

Best Picture: Yi yi (A One and a Two) (dir. Edward Yang)(DVD 1170)

Best Director: Steven Soderbergh: Traffic (DVD 866) and Erin Brockovich (DVD 1075)

Best Foreign Language Film: Not awarded

Best Non-fiction Film: The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg (dir. Aviva Kempner) (DVD 7150)

1999

Best Picture: Being John Malkovich (dir. Spike Jonze)(DVD 1369) and Topsy-Turvy (dir. Mike Leigh)(DVD 5476)

Best Foreign Language Film: Autumn Tale (Conte d'automne) (France) (dir. Eric Rohmer) (DVD 6390)

Best Director: Mike Leigh: Topsy-Turvy (DVD 5476)

Best Non-fiction Film: Buena Vista Social Club (dir. Wim Wenders) (DVD 418; vhs Video/C 6747)

1998

Best Picture: Out of Sight (dir. Steven Soderbergh)(DVD 5752)

Best Director: Steven Soderbergh: Out of Sight (DVD 5752)

Best Foreign Language Film: Taste of Cherry (Ta'm e guilass) (Iran) (dir. Abbas Kiarostami) (DVD 728; vhs 999:2979)

Best Non-fiction Film: The Farm: Life Inside Angola Prison (dir. Liz Garbus, Wilbert Rideau, et al.) ( vhs Video/C 6147)

1997

Best Picture: L.A. Confidential (dir. Curtis Hanson) DVD 3831; vhs 999:1977)

Best Director: Curtis Hanson: L.A. Confidential DVD 3831; vhs 999:1977)

Best Foreign Language Film: La Promesse (The Promise) (France) (dir. Jean-Pierre Dardenne; Luc Dardenne) (DVD 1140; vhs 999:3227)

Best Non-fiction Film: Fast, Cheap & Out of Control (dir. Errol Morris) (DVD X64; vhs 6107)

1996

Best Picture: Breaking the Waves (dir. Lars Von Trier)(DVD 785)

Best Director: Lars Von Trier: Breaking the Waves (DVD 785)

Best Foreign Language Film: La Cérémonie (The Ceremony) (France) (dir. Claude Chabrol) (DVD 2889; vhs 999:2192)

Best Non-fiction Film: When We Were Kings (dir. Leon Gast) (DVD 5862; vhs 6041)

1995

Best Picture: Babe (dir. Chris Noonan) (DVD 9052)

Best Director: Mike Figgis: Leaving Las Vegas (DVD 5035)

Best Foreign Language Film: Les Roseaux sauvages (Wild Reeds) (France) (dir. Claude Chabrol) (DVD 1864; also DVD X61 )

Best Non-fiction Film: Crumb (dir. Terry Zwigoff) (DVD 3038; vhs 4274)

1994

Best Picture: Pulp Fiction (dir. Quentin Tarantino)(DVD 575; vhs 999:1393)

Best Director: Quentin Tarantino: Pulp Fiction (DVD 575; vhs 999:1393)

Best Foreign Language Film: Three Colors: Red (Trois couleurs: Rouge) (France | Switzerland | Poland) (dir. Krzysztof Kieslowski) (DVD 2889; vhs 999:2192)

Best Documentary: Hoop Dreams (dir. Arnold Glassman; Todd McCarthy; Stuart Samuels) (DVD 3802 ; Video/C MM505)

1993

Best Picture: Schindler's List (dir. Steven Spielberg)(DVD 575; vhs 999:1393)

Best Director: Steven Spielberg: Schindler's List (DVD 575; vhs 999:1393)

Best Foreign Language Film: The Story of Qiu Ju (TQiu Ju da guan si) (France | Switzerland | Poland) (dir. Yimou Zhang) (DVD 5789; vhs 999:963)

Best Documentary: Visions of Light (dir. Arnold Glassman; Todd McCarthy; Stuart Samuels) (DVD 526 ; Video/C 2725 )

1992

Best Picture: Unforgiven (dir. Clint Eastwood)(DVD X1105; vhs 999:1108)

Best Director: Clint Eastwood: Unforgiven (DVD X1105; vhs 999:1108)

Best Foreign Language Film: Raise the Red Lantern (Da hong deng long gao gao gua) (China | Hong Kong | Taiwan) (dir. Yimou Zhang) (DVD 1300; vhs 999:707)

Best Documentary: American Dream (dir. Barbara Kopple; Cathy Caplan) (DVD 6527; Video/C 2268 )

1991

Best Picture: Life Is Sweet (dir. Mike Leigh)

Best Director: David Cronenberg: Naked Lunch (DVD 3630; vhs 999:1912)

Best Foreign Language Film: The Double Life of Veronique (La double vie de Véronique) (France | Poland | Norway) (dir. Krzysztof Kieslowski) (DVD 6605)

Best Documentary: Paris Is Burning (dir. Jennie Livingston) (DVD 4430; Video/C 3211 )

1990

Best Picture: Goodfellas (dir. Martin Scorsese) (DVD 2843; vhs 999:1932)

Best Director: Martin Scorsese: Goodfellas (DVD 2843; vhs 999:1932)

Best Foreign Language Film: Ariel (Finland) (dir. Aki Kaurismäki) (DVD X375; vhs 999:3015)

Best Documentary: Berkeley in the Sixties (dir. Mark Kitchell) (DVD 1460 ; Video/C 1761 )

1989

Best Picture: Drugstore Cowboy (dir. Gus Van Sant) (DVD 4975; vhs 999:1878)

Best Director: Gus Van Sant: Drugstore Cowboy (DVD 4975; vhs 999:1878)

Best Documentary: Roger & Me (dir. Michael Moore) (DVD 1865; Video/C 999:439 )

1988

Best Picture: The Unbearable Lightness of Being (dir. Philip Kaufman) (DVD 355)

Best Director: Philip Kaufman: The Unbearable Lightness of Being (DVD 4165; vhs 999:443)

Best Documentary: The Thin Blue Line (dir. Errol Morris) (DVD 1865; Video/C 999:439 )

1987

Best Picture: The Dead (dir. John Huston) (vhs 999:258)

Best Director: John Boorman: Hope and Glory (DVD 1714)

1986

Best Picture: Blue Velvet (dir. David Lynch) (DVD X671; DVD 299 (copy 2); vhs 999:1844)

Best Director: David Lynch: Blue Velvet (DVD X671; DVD 299 (copy 2); vhs 999:1844)

Best Documentary: Marlene (dir. Maximilian Schell) (DVD X2845 )

1985

Best Picture: Ran (dir. Akira Kurosawa) (DVD X671; DVD 299 (copy 2); vhs 999:1844)

Best Director: John Huston: Prizzi's Honor (DVD 1892)

Best Documentary: Shoah (dir. Claude Lanzmann) (DVD 1929; Video/C 943 )

1984

Best Picture: Stranger Than Paradise (dir. Jim Jarmusch) (DVD 316)

Best Director: Robert Bresson: L'argent (DVD 9438)

Best Documentary: Stop Making Sense (dir. Jonathan Demme) (DVD 177 )

1983

Best Picture: Night of the Shooting Stars (La notte di San Lorenzo) (dir. Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani) (DVD 1949)

Best Director: Paolo Taviani, Vittorio Taviani: Night of the Shooting Stars (La notte di San Lorenzo) (DVD 1949)

1982

Best Picture: Tootsie (dir. Sydney Pollack) (DVD 2087)

Best Director: Steven Spielberg: E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (DVD 8967; vhs 999:1633 )

1981

Best Picture: Atlantic City (dir. Louis Malle) (DVD X1069; vhs 999:2311)

Best Director: Louis Malle: Atlantic City (DVD X1069; vhs 999:2311)

1980

Best Picture: Melvin and Howard (dir. Jonathan Demme) (DVD 7255)

Best Director: Martin Scorsese: Raging Bull (DVD 137; vhs 999:870)

1979

Best Picture: Breaking Away (dir. Peter Yates) (DVD X1488)

Best Director: Robert Benton: Kramer vs. Kramer (DVD 3646; vhs 999:1031)

Best Director: Woody Allen : Manhattan (DVD 228; vhs 999:828)

1978

Best Picture: Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (Préparez vos mouchoirs) (dir. Bertrand Blier) (DVD 5511)

Best Director: Terrence Malick: Days of Heaven (DVD 7436; vhs 999:1684)

1977

Best Picture: Annie Hall (dir. Woody Allen) (DVD 56; vhs 999:263)

Best Director: Luis Buñuel: That Obscure Object of Desire (Cet obscur objet du désir) (DVD 944; vhs 999:1590)

1976

Best Picture: All the President's Men (dir. Alan J. Pakula) (DVD 1045; vhs 999:451)

Best Director: Martin Scorsese: Taxi Driver (DVD 571; vhs 999:70)

1976

Best Picture: Nashville (dir. Robert Altman) (DVD 286; vhs 999:279)

Best Director: Robert Altman: Nashville (DVD 286; vhs 999:279)

1975

Best Picture: Scenes from a Marriage (Scener ur ett äktenskap) (dir. Ingmar Bergman) (DVD 2884; vhs 999:2053)

Best Director: Francis Ford Coppola: The Godfather, Part 2 (dir. Robert Altman) (DVD X628; DVD 908 (copy 2); vhs 999:137)

1974

Best Picture: Day for Night (La nuit américaine) (dir. François Truffaut) (DVD 3524; vhs 999:1492)

Best Director: Francis Ford Coppola: The Godfather, Part 2 (dir. Robert Altman) (DVD X628; DVD 908 (copy 2); vhs 999:137)

1973

Best Picture: The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie) (dir. Luis Buñuel) (DVD 445; vhs 999:78)

Best Director: Luis Buñuel: The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (Le charme discret de la bourgeoisie) (DVD 445; vhs 999:78)

1972

Best Picture: Claire's Knee (Le genou de Claire) (dir. Éric Rohmer) (DVD 341; vhs 999:2508)

Best Director: Bernardo Bertolucci: The Conformist Il conformista) (DVD 7295; vhs 999:949)

1971

Best Picture: M*A*S*H (dir. Robert Altman) (DVD 999; DVD 7590 (copy 2); vhs 999:438)

Best Director: Ingmar Bergman: The Passion of Anna (En passion) (DVD 2588; vhs 999:714)

1970

Best Picture: Z (dir. Costa-Gavras) (DVD 5533; vhs 999:548)

Best Director: François Truffaut: Stolen Kisses (Baisers voles) (DVD 1727 )

1969

Best Picture: Shame (Skammen) (dir. Ingmar Bergman) (DVD 2589; vhs 999:704 )

Best Director: Ingmar Bergman: Shame (Skammen); and Hour of the Wolf (Vargtimmen) (DVD 2589; vhs 999:704 (Shame); DVD 1590; vhs 999:726 (Hour of the Wolf) )

1968

Best Picture: Persona (dir. Ingmar Bergman) (DVD 2591; vhs 999:49)

Best Director: Ingmar Bergman: Persona (DVD 2591; vhs 999:49)

1967

Best Picture: Blow-Up (dir. Michelangelo Antonioni) (DVD 2213; vhs 999:75)

Best Director: Michelangelo Antonioni: Blow-Up (DVD 2213; vhs 999:75)

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