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Mad Max, 45 Years lead LCC Winners

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Mad Max, 45 Years lead LCC Winners

'Mad Max: Fury Road' and '45 Years' were the big winners at the London Critics' Circle (LCC) Film Awards tonight (17.01.16).

The action extravaganza picked up the coveted Film of the Year prize, as well as Director of the Year for George Miller and British/Irish Actor of the Year for Tom Hardy, whose body of work in 2015 - which also included performances in 'Legend', 'The Revenant' and 'London Road' - saw him scoop the trophy.

Meanwhile, marital drama '45 Years' saw its stars Tom Courtenay and Charlotte Rampling named Actor and Actress of the Year, while the movie itself was named British/Irish Film of the Year.

Elsewhere, 'Steve Jobs' actress Kate Winslet was named Supporting Actress of the Year, with the Supporting Actor prize going to 'Bridge of Spies' star Mark Rylance.

Asif Kapadia's Amy Winehouse film 'Amy' took the award for Documentary of the Year, while Saoirse Ronan was named British/Irish Actress of the Year and Maisie Williams, 18, accepted the Young British/Irish Performer of the Year prize thanks to her part in 'The Falling.

Dame Judi Dench took to the stage at London's May Fair Hotel to present the final honour of the night, the Dilys Powell Award for Excellence in Film, which she handed over to her 'A Winter's Tale' co-star Sir Kenneth Branagh.

The full list of winners for the 36th London Critics' Circle Film Awards:

Film of the Year:

'Mad Max: Fury Road'

British/Irish Film of the Year:

'45 Years'

Foreign Language Film of the Year:

'The Look of Silence'

Documentary of the Year:


Actor of the Year:

Tom Courtenay, '45 Years'

Actress of the Year:

Charlotte Rampling, '45 Years'

Supporting Actor of the Year:

Mark Rylance, 'Bridge of Spies'

Supporting Actress of the Year:

Kate Winslet, 'Steve Jobs'

Director of the Year:

George Miller, 'Mad Max: Fury Road'

Screenwriter of the Year:

Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy, 'Spotlight'

British/Irish Actor of the Year:

Tom Hardy, 'Legend', 'London Road', 'Mad Max: Fury Road', 'The Revenant'

British/Irish Actress of the Year:

Saoirse Ronan, 'Brooklyn', 'Lost River'

Young British/Irish Performer of the Year:

Maisie Williams, 'The Falling'

Philip French Award for Breakthrough British/Irish Filmmaker:

John Maclean, 'Slow West'

British/Irish Short Film of the Year:

'Stutterer', Benjamin Cleary

Technical Achievement Award:

Ed Lachman, cinematography, 'Carol'

Dilys Powell Award for Excellence in Film:

Sir Kenneth Branagh