CODA Named Best Film of 2021 By Nevada Film Critics Society

The Nevada Film Critics Society has announced its 2021 award winners. Taking top honors for Best Film was CODA (Child of Deaf Adults) a tender, beautifully crafted, coming of age story that centers around the hearing, teenage daughter of deaf parents who finds herself torn between being the “ears” for her family and their commercial fishing business, and pursuing her own dreams in music. The film also nabbed Troy Kotsur as Best Supporting Actor award for his role as the lead character's hearing impaired father.

In other major categories Benedict Cumberbatch won Best Actor for Power of the Dog. Kristen Stewart won Best Actress for Spencer and Aunjanue L. Ellis won Best Supporting Actress for King Richard. Nightmare Alley won a total of four awards: Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay,  Best Product Design and tied for Best Cinematography with Power of the Dog.

Below is the complete list of NFCS's award winners in each category.

Best Film - CODA

Best Actor - Benedict Cumberbatch - Power of the Dog

Best Actress - Kristen Stewart - Spencer

Best Supporting Actor - Troy Kotsur - CODA

Best Supporting Actress - Aunjanue L. Ellis - King Richard

Best Director - Guillermo del Toro - Nightmare Alley

Best Original Screenplay - Fran Kranz - Mass

Best Adapted Screenplay - Guillermo del Toro and Kim Morgan - Nightmare Alley

Best Documentary - Flee

Best Animated Movie - Mitchells vs. The Machines

Best Production Design - Tamara Deverell - Nightmare Alley

Best Cinematography - tie: Dan Laustsen - Nightmare Alley and Ari Wegner - Power of the Dog

Best Visual Effects - Dune

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