Dune Wins Sunset Circle Awards Best Film, Denis Villeneuve Takes Best Director Image

The Sunset Circle Awards today awarded “Dune” Best Film of 2021 and named its director, Denis Villeneuve, Best Director. With six overall wins, Dune was the Sunset Circle Awards leading winner followed by “Belfast” with two wins in both supporting acting categories. Below is a list of winners in all 14 SCA categories.

THE 2021 SUNSET CIRCLE AWARDS WINNERS & NOMINEES

(All winners in bold)

BEST FILMDune

TOP FILMS

Being the Ricardos
Belfast
CODA
Cyrano

Dune
Don’t Look Up
The French Dispatch
King Richard
The Power of the Dog

Spencer

BEST DIRECTOR

Kenneth Branagh – Belfast
Jane Campion – The Power of the Dog
Pablo Larraín – Spencer
Denis Villeneuve – Dune
Joe Wright – Cyrano 

BEST ACTOR

Leonardo DiCaprio – Don’t Look Up
Peter Dinklage – Cyrano
Adam Driver – Annette
Andrew Garfield – Tick, Tick… Boom!
Will Smith – King Richard

BEST ACTRESS

Jessica Chastain – The Eyes of Tammy Faye
Olivia Colman – The Lost Daughter
Jennifer Hudson – Respect
Nicole Kidman – Being the Ricardos
Kristen Stewart – Spencer

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

Jon Bernthal – King Richard
Jamie Dornan – Belfast
Shazad Latif – Profile
Kodi Smit-McPhee – The Power of the Dog
Jeffrey Wright – The French Dispatch

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS

Caitríona Balfe – Belfast
Haley Bennett – Cyrano
Aunjanue Ellis – King Richard
Rebecca Ferguson – Dune
Marlee Matlin – CODA

BEST ENSEMBLE

Being the Ricardos
CODA
Don’t Look Up
Dune
The French Dispatch

BEST SCREENPLAY

Being the Ricardos
Belfast
Cyrano
Don’t Look Up
Spencer

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Dune
The French Dispatch
The Power of the Dog
Spencer
The Tragedy of Macbeth

BEST SCORE

C’mon C’mon – Aaron & Bryce Dessner
Don’t Look Up – Nicholas Britell
Dune – Hans Zimmer
The French Dispatch – Alexandre Desplat
Spencer – Jonny Greenwood

SCENE STEALER

Ben Affleck – The Last Duel
Sharon Duncan-Brewster – Dune
Chris Evans – Don’t Look Up
Sally Hawkins – Spencer
Channing Tatum – Free Guy

BEST HORROR FILM

A Quiet Place Part II
Candyman
Lamb
The Night House
Psycho Goreman

BEST FAMILY FILM

Clifford the Big Red Dog
Cruella
Free Guy
Ghostbusters: Afterlife
The Mitchells vs. the Machines

FIVE FIRE DIRECTORS

David Bruckner – The Night House
Nia DaCosta – Candyman (tie)
Joanna Hogg – The Souvenir: Part II
Lin-Manuel Miranda – Tick, Tick… Boom! (tie)
Tim Sutton – Funny Face

About the Sunset Circle

The Sunset Circle is comprised of film journalists with special emphasis on awards coverage. Chair Erick Weber (Editor-in-Chief, AWARDS ACE) is joined by Vice Chair Scott Menzel (Editor-in-Chief, We Live Entertainment), Sasha Stone (Founder, Awards Daily), Chris Gore (Founder, Film Threat), Rodrigo Salem (Writer, Folha de S. Paulo (Brazil)), Alex Billington (Editor-in-Chief, FirstShowing.net) and Brandon Katz (Senior Entertainment Reporter, Observer.com).

Follow the Sunset Film Circle online: http://sunsetcircle.com

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