Slumdog Millionaire’s Awards galore
British director Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire, a Fox Searchlight release, has picked up 20 more awards this week.
The film won six awards – Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, and Best Score (Rahman) – from the San Diego Film Critics Society.
The film won six other awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Editing, Breakout on Camera (Dev), and Best Performance by a Youth – Male (Ayush) from the Phoenix Film Critics Society.
Slumdog Millionaire, which has been named in Time magazine’s list of Top Ten Films of 2008, won Best Picture and Best Director awards from the Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association as well as Best Director and Best Screenplay from the Houston Film Critics Society.
The St. Louis Film Critics Association gave the film the Best Director and Best Foreign Language Film awards, while the Southeastern Film Critics Association chose it for Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay.
It has also earned six nominations for the Chicago Film Critics Awards, including Picture, Director, Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Score, and Most Promising Performer (Dev).
Slumdog Millionaire is scheduled for release in India in January.