LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Following is a list of winners of the Spirit Awards, the art house world’s equivalent of the Oscars, which were handed out during a ceremony at Santa Monica beach on Saturday.
BEST FEATURE - “The Wrestler”
BEST DIRECTOR - Tom McCarthy, “The Visitor”
BEST MALE LEAD - Mickey Rourke, “The Wrestler”
BEST FEMALE LEAD - Melissa Leo, “Frozen River”
BEST SUPPORTING MALE - James Franco, “Milk”
BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE - Penelope Cruz, “Vicky Cristina Barcelona”
BEST FIRST FEATURE - “Synecdoche, New York”
BEST FIRST SCREENPLAY - Dustin Lance Black, “Milk”
BEST SCREENPLAY - Woody Allen, “Vicky Cristina Barcelona”
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY - Maryse Alberti, “The Wrestler”
BEST DOCUMENTARY - “Man on Wire”
BEST FOREIGN FILM - “The Class” (France)
Editing by Peter Cooney.