The National Board of Review of Motion Pictures

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Awards for 2001:

Best Acting By An Ensemble
The Last Orders, presented to Helen Mirren by Fred Schepisi

Best Actor
Billy Bob Thornton, Monster´s Ball, The Man Who Wasn´t There, and Bandits, presented by F. Murray Abraham

Best Actress
Halle Berry, Monster´s Ball, presented by Hugh Jackman

Best Animated Feature
Shrek, presented by Kyra Sedgwick to Vicki Jensen

Best Director
Todd Field, In the Bedroom, presented by Marisa Tomei

Best Documentary
The Endurance, presented to George Butler by Ed Pressman

Best Film
Moulin Rouge, presented to Baz Luhrmann, by Stanley Donen

Best Film Made For Cable TV
Wit, presented to Mike Nichols by Audra McDonald

Best Foreign Language Film
Amores Perros, presented to Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu by Walter Salles

Best Screenplay
Rob Festinger and Todd Field, In the Bedroom, presented by Marisa Tomei

Best Supporting Actor
Jim Broadbent, Moulin Rouge and Iris, presented by Tom Wilkinson

Best Supporting Actress
Cate Blanchett, The Man Who Cried, The Shipping News, and Lord of the Rings, presented by John Turturro

Billy Wilder Award For Excellence In Directing
Steven Spielberg, presented by Meryl Streep

Breakthrough Performance - Female
Naomi Watts, Mulholland Drive, presented by David Lynch

Breakthrough Performance - Male
Hayden Christenson, Life as a House, presented by Kevin Kline

Career Achievement - Music Composition
John Williams, presented by Itzhak Perlman

Career Achievement Award
John Voight, presented by Al Pacino

Freedom Of Expression
Baran, Jung in the Land of the Mujaheddin, Kandahar, presented by Deborah Amos

Humanitarian Award
Arthur Cohen, presented by Marion Wiesel

Outstanding Directorial Debut
John Cameron Mitchell, Hedwig & The Angry Inch, presented by Sir Ian McKellan

Outstanding Production Design
Grant Major, The Lord of the Rings, presented by Mark Ordesky

Special Filmmaking Achievement
Peter Jackson, Lord of the Rings, presented by Mark Ordesky

Special Recognition For Excellence In Filmmaking
The Anniversary Party, The Deep End, Diamond Men, Ghost World, Happy Accidents, Iris, Lantana, L.I.E, Pinero, Sexy Beast, presented by Kevin Bacon

Top Foreign Films
Amores Perros, Behind the Sun, Dark Blue World, No Man´s Land, Amelie

Top Ten Films
Moulin Rouge, In the Bedroom, Ocean´s Eleven, Memento, Monster´s Ball, Black Hawk Down, The Man Who Wasn´t There, A.I. Artificial Intelligence, The Pledge, Mulholland Drive

William K. Everson Award For Film History
Martin Scorsese, My Voyage to Italy, presented by Daniel Day Lewis


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