February 20, 2021 by Jorge Ignacio Castillo
David Fincher’s Mank dominated the Vancouver Film Critics Circle nominations for Best in International Film.
The biographical drama about Herman J. Mankiewicz and the development of the script for Citizen Kane received five nominations, including Best Picture, Director (David Fincher), Screenplay (Jack Fincher), Actor (Gary Oldman) and Supporting Actress (Amanda Seyfried).
With three nominations apiece, Nomadland (Picture, Director, Actress) and Promising Young Woman (Picture, Screenplay, Actress) will also vie for the awards.
Three hard-hitting, current event pieces will compete for the Best Documentary award: Athlete A, Collective and Totally Under Control.
In the Best Foreign Language Film category, Another Round, Dear Comrades! and Minari are in consideration for the award. Another Round’s helmer Thomas Vinterberg will also compete in the Best Director section, while Minari’s Yuh-jung Youn will do the same in the Best Supporting Actress category.
The winners of the VFCC International awards will be announced on Monday, February 22nd. A virtual ceremony will take place on Monday, March 8th.
The full list of nominees in the International categories is as follows:
Promising Young Woman
Thomas Vinterberg, Another Round
David Fincher, Mank
Chloe Zhao, Nomadland
Jack Fincher, Mank
Emerald Fennell, Promising Young Woman
Aaron Sorkin, The Trial of the Chicago 7
Anthony Hopkins, The Father
Gary Oldman, Mank
Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Riz Ahmed, Sound of Metal
Viola Davis, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Frances McDormand, Nomadland
Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman
Best Supporting Actor
Daniel Kaluuya, Judas and the Black Messiah
Leslie Odom Jr., One Night in Miami
Sacha Baron Cohen, The Trial of the Chicago 7
Best Supporting Actress
Maria Bakalova, Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
Amanda Seyfried, Mank
Yuh-jung Youn, Minari
Totally Under Control
Best Foreign Language Film