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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 ACollective and Totally Under Control.

In the Best Foreign Language Film category, Another RoundDear 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:

Best Picture



Promising Young Woman

Best Director

Thomas Vinterberg, Another Round

David Fincher, Mank

Chloe Zhao, Nomadland

Best Screenplay

Jack Fincher, Mank

Emerald Fennell, Promising Young Woman

Aaron Sorkin, The Trial of the Chicago 7

Best Actor

Anthony Hopkins, The Father

Gary Oldman, Mank

Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Riz Ahmed, Sound of Metal

Best Actress

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

Best Documentary

Athlete A


Totally Under Control

Best Foreign Language Film

Another Round

Dear Comrades


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