Sunday, December 18, 2011
The top prize of Best Picture went to Alexander Payne's delicate dramedy The Descendants. It also won for Best Adapted Screenplay.
Nicolas Winding Refn's Drive, however, came away with more prizes. It won Best Director, Actor (Ryan Gosling), Supporting Actor (Albert Brooks) and Sound. Drive and Steven Spielberg's War Horse each led with eight nominations. The only award for War Horse though was for Cinematography.
The Tree of Life picked up two awards. Jessica Chastain was recognized as Supporting Actress, while Terrence Malick won for Original Screenplay.
Viola Davis was named Best Actress for her role in The Help. The film was also announced previously as the recipient of an award for Best Ensemble.
The current awards-season favourite The Artist picked up just a single award for Art Direction.
The late Raoul Ruiz' Mysteries of Lisbon was named Best Foreign Film. Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin took Best Animated or Mixed Media Film. Asif Kapadia's Senna was declared Best Documentary.
Complete list of winners for the 16th Annual Satellite Awards
Ryan Gosling, Drive
Viola Davis, The Help
Best Supporting Actor
Albert Brooks, Drive
Best Supporting Actress
Jessica Chastain, The Tree of Life
Nicolas Winding Refn, Drive
Best Foreign Film
Mysteries of Lisbon
Best Animated or Mixed Media Film
The Adventures of Tintin
Best Original Screenplay
Terrence Malick, The Tree of Life
Best Adapted Screenplay
Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash, The Descendants
Best Original Score
Best Original Song
"Lay Your Head Down" (Albert Nobbs)
Best Visual Effects
Best Film Editing
Best Art Direction
Best Costume Design
Water For Elephants
Previously Announced Awards
Mary Pickford Award
For Outstanding Artistic Contribution To The Entertainment Industry
Nikola Tesla Award
In Recognition Of Visionary Achievement In Filmmaking Technology
Tim Hetherington (1970-2011)
Best Ensemble, Motion Picture
The Help Dreamworks/Touchstone
Best First Feature
Paddy Considine, Tyrannosaur Strand Releasing