“Marriage Story” is a film that was talked about a lot heading into the awards season, and although it may be popping up here and there, it really had not won an substantial critics awards. However, the Indiana Film Journalists Association have awarded it their Best Film of the year, along with Best Actor going to Adam Driver and Best Original Screenplay going to Noah Baumbach.

BEST FILM

“Marriage Story”

RUNNER-UP

“Parasite”

NOMINEES
  • “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”
  • “Booksmart”
  • “Ford v Ferrari”
  • “Knives Out”
  • “The Lighthouse”
  • “Little Women”
  • “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”
  • “Portrait of a Lady on Fire”

BEST DIRECTOR

Bong Joon-Ho
“Parasite”

RUNNER-UP

Céline Sciamma — “Portrait of a Lady on Fire”

BEST ACTOR

Adam Driver
“Marriage Story”

RUNNER-UP

Adam Sandler — “Uncut Gems”

BEST ACTRESS

Lupita Nyong’o
“Us”

RUNNER-UP

Scarlett Johansson — “Marriage Story”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Willem Dafoe
“The Lighthouse”

RUNNER-UP

Brad Pitt — “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Jennifer Lopez
“Hustlers”

RUNNER-UP

Taylor Russell — “Waves”

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY

“Marriage Story”
Noah Baumbach

RUNNER-UP

“The Lighthouse” — Robert Eggers & Max Eggers

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY

“Little Women”
Greta Gerwig

RUNNER-UP

“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” — Micah Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster

BEST DOCUMENTARY

“For Sama”

RUNNER-UP

“Apollo 11”

BEST ANIMATED FILM

“How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World”

RUNNER-UP

“I Lost My Body”

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM

“Parasite”

RUNNER-UP

“Portrait of a Lady on Fire”

BEST VOCAL / MOTION CAPTURE PERFORMANCE

Jason Liles, Alan Maxson, & Richard Dorton
“Godzilla: King Of The Monsters”

RUNNER-UP

Rosa Salazar — “Alita: Battle Angel”

BEST ENSEMBLE ACTING

“Knives Out”

RUNNER-UP

“Little Women”

BEST MUSICAL SCORE

“Us”
Michael Abels

RUNNER-UP

“In Fabric” — Cavern of Anti-Matter

BREAKOUT OF THE YEAR

Olivia Wilde
“Booksmart”

RUNNER-UP

Roman Griffin Davis — “Jojo Rabbit”

ORIGINAL VISION AWARD

Robert Eggers
“The Lighthouse”

RUNNER-UP

Bong Joon-Ho — “Parasite”

THE HOOSIER AWARD

Jason Keller
“Ford v Ferrari”

QUICK LIST

Best Film: “Marriage Story”
Best Director: Bong Joon-Ho — “Parasite”
Best Actor: Adam Driver — “Marriage Story”
Best Actress: Lupita Nyong’o — “Us”
Best Supporting Actor: Willem Dafoe — “The Lighthouse”
Best Supporting Actress: Jennifer Lopez — “Hustlers”
Best Original Screenplay: “Marriage Story” — Noah Baumbach
Best Adapted Screenplay: “Little Women” — Greta Gerwig
Best Animated Feature: “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World”
Best Foreign Language Film: “Parasite”
Best Documentary: “For Sama”
Best Vocal/Motion Capture Performance: Jason Liles, Alan Maxson and Richard Dorton — “Godzilla: King Of The Monsters”
Best Ensemble Acting: “Knives Out”
Best Musical Score: “Us” — Michael Abels
Breakout of the Year: Olivia Wilde — “Booksmart”
Original Vision Award: Robert Eggers — “The Lighthouse”
The Hoosier Award: Jason Keller — “Ford v Ferrari”

Indiana Film Journalists Association

Established in 2009 by a dedicated group of six Indiana journalists, the Indiana Film Journalists Association (IFJA) is a growing organization of Indiana-based journalists and broadcasters who specialize in film criticism and commentary. All major dailies, weeklies and a variety of other print and electronic outlets are represented. IFJA was established to promote the art of film criticism in the Hoosier state, to support Indiana’s growing film industry and to promote quality film criticism in Indiana.

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