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Complete list of 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards nominees

Complete list of 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards, to be presented Feb. 25, 2012 in Santa Monica, Calif.:

Best Feature: 50/50; Beginners; Drive; Take Shelter; The Artist; The Descendants.

Director: Mike Mills, Beginners; Nicholas Winding Refn, Drive; Jeff Nichols, Take Shelter; Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist; Alexander Payne, The Descendants.

International film: A Separation (Iran); Melancholia (Denmark, Sweden, France, Germany); Shame (United Kingdom); The Kid With a Bike (Belgium, France, Italy); Tyrannosaur (United Kingdom).

Male Lead: Demian Bichir, A Better Life; Jean Dujardin, The Artist; Ryan Gosling, Drive; Woody Harrelson, Rampart; Michael Shannon, Take Shelter.

Female Lead: Lauren Ambrose, Think of Me; Rachel Harris, Natural Selection; Adepero Oduye, Pariah; Elizabeth Olsen, Martha Marcy May Marlene; Michelle Williams, My Week with Marilyn.

Supporting male: Albert Brooks, Drive; John Hawkes, Martha Marcy May Marlene; Christopher Plummer, Beginners; John C. Reilly, Cedar Rapids; Corey Stoll, Midnight in Paris.

Supporting female: Jessica Chastain, Take Shelter; Anjelica Huston, 50/50; Janet McTeer, Albert Nobbs; Harmony Santana, Gun Hill Road; Shailene Woodley, The Descendants.

Documentary: An African Selection; Bill Cunningham New York; The Interrupters; The Redemption of General Butt Naked; We Were Here.

Screenplay: Joseph Cedar, Footnote; Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist; Tom McCarthy, Win Win; Mike Mills, Beginners; Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash, The Descendants.

First Screenplay: Mike Cahill and Brit Marling, Another Earth; J.C. Chandor, Margin Call; Patrick Dewitt, Terri; Phil Johnston, Cedar Rapids; Will Reiser, 50/50.

Cinematography: Joel Hodge, Bellflower; Benjamin Kasulke, The Off Hours; Darius Khondji, Midnight in Paris; Guillaume Schiffman, The Artist; Jeffrey Waldron, The Dynamiter.

John Cassavetes Award (films made for under $500,000): Bellflower; Circumstance; Hello Lonesome; Pariah; The Dynamiter.

Best First Feature: Another Earth; In The Family; Margin Call; Martha Marcy May Marlene; Natural Selection.

Robert Altman Award for best ensemble cast: Margin Call

Complete list of 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards nominees 11/29/11 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 10:09am]

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