‘Oppenheimer’ Leads Vancouver Film Critics Circle Nominations With Six Nods

Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer leads the 2024 Vancouver Film Critics Circle Awards nominations, including for best picture and best director, which were announced Monday.

The biopic about the father of the A-bomb will also be competing for best screenplay, best male actor for Cillian Murphy, a best supporting male actor nod for Robert Downey Jr. and best supporting female actor for Emily Blunt.

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Oppenheimer’s main rivals are Justine Triet’s Anatomy of a Fall, with four nominations, and Jonathan Glazer’s The Zone of Interest, with three nods. All three films will compete in the best picture category.

Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon, Alexander Payne’s The Holdovers, Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi’s Nyad and  Yorgos Lanthimos’ Poor Things each earned two nominations each.

The winners of the VFCC Awards for international film will be announced on Feb. 12 in Vancouver.

A full list of nominations follows:

Best Picture

Anatomy of a Fall


The Zone of Interest

Best Director

Jonathan Glazer, The Zone of Interest

Christopher Nolan, Oppenheimer

Martin Scorsese, Killers of the Flower Moon

Best Screenplay

Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach, Barbie

Christopher Nolan, Oppenheimer

Justine Triet and Arthur Harari, Anatomy of a Fall

Best Male Actor

Bradley Cooper, Maestro

Paul Giamatti, The Holdovers

Cillian Murphy, Oppenheimer

Best Female Actor

Annette Bening, Nyad

Sandra Hüller, Anatomy of a Fall

Emma Stone, Poor Things

Best Supporting Male Actor

Willem Dafoe, Poor Things

Robert De Niro, Killers of the Flower Moon

Robert Downey Jr, Oppenheimer

Best Supporting Female Actor

Emily Blunt, Oppenheimer

Jodie Foster, Nyad

Da’Vine Joy Randolph, The Holdovers

Best Documentary

American Symphony

Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie

To Kill a Tiger

Best International Film in a Non-English Language

Anatomy of a Fall

Society of the Snow

The Zone of Interest

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