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'Enchanted,' 'Juno' win WFCC awards

Dec. 14, 2007 at 1:34 PM   |   Comments

NEW YORK, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- The New York-based Women Film Critics Circle has announced a tie between "Away from Her" and "Talk to Me" for its 2007 best picture by a woman prize.

Sarah Polley and Kasi Lemmons directed the films respectively.

"Juno" won the award for best picture about women, while the film's screenwriter Diablo Cody was named best woman storyteller.

Laura Linney won the prize for best actress for her work in "The Savages," Daniel Day-Lewis earned the award for best actor for his performance in "There Will Be Blood" and Amy Adams was honored for best comedic performance for her starring role in "Enchanted."

"Enchanted" also garnered the awards for best animated female and best family film.

"Atonement" star Saoirse Ronan was named best young actress.

"Hairspray" and "Life Support," both of which star Queen Latifah, tied for the best female images in a movie honor.

Topping the WFCC Hall of Shame list are "Black Snake Moan," "Exterminating Angels" and "Goya's Ghost."

The WFCC describes itself as a culturally and racially diverse association of 40 female film critics and scholars from around the United States who are involved in print, radio, online and TV broadcast media.

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