France has done very well on the nomination list for the Critics' Choice Movie Awards, an event to be held next January 10 by the BFCA, the largest association of American and Canadian film critics. Emmanuelle Riva (Love) and Marion Cotillard (Rust & Bone) will both compete for Best Actress, alongside Australian-British actress Naomi Watts (for her role in Spanish production The Impossible) and three American actresses (Jessica Chastain, Jennifer Lawrence, and Quvenzhane Wallis).
Three French majority productions are among the four nominees for Best Foreign Film category, as Michael Haneke's Love, Jacques Audiard's Rust and Bone, and Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano's The Intouchables are to compete against Danish filmmaker Nikolaj Arcel's
Alexandre Desplat has been nominated twice for the soundtracks of American films Argo and Moonrise Kingdom.
British productions have also done well with, among others, 11 nominations for Tom Hooper's Les Misérables (including for Best Film, Best Director, and Best Actor), seven for Sam Mendes' Skyfall (including one for Spanish actor Javier Bardem as Best Supporting Actor, one for English actress Judi Dench as Best Supporting Actress, and one for her fellow-countryman Daniel Craig as Best Actor in an Action Film), as well as one nomination for Bart Layton's The Imposter in the Best Documentary Film category.
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