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Sideways Full of Spirit

February 26th, 2005

Sideways swept the 20th annual Independent Spirit Awards winning all six categories it was nominated for.

The winners are:

Best Features

Best Director Best Actress Best Actor Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress Best Screenplay Best First Feature Best First Screenplay
Best Debut Performance Cinematography Foreign Film Documentary Special Distinction - "performances so uniformly unselfish ... it became impossible to single any one of them out from their extraordinary achievement together."
Mean Creek - Rory Culkin, Ryan Kelley, Scott Mechlowicz, Trevor Morgan, Josh Peck and Carly Schroeder, ensemble cast.

John Cassavetes Award - Best feature made for under $500,000
Someone to Watch Award
  • Jem Cohen - director of Chain
Truer Than Fiction Award Producers Award Initial reactions:

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Source: Independent Spirit Awards

Filed under: Sideways, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Garden State, The Motorcycle Diaries, Maria Full of Grace, Born Into Brothels: Calcutta's Red Light Kids, Mar adentro, Metallica: Some Kind of Monster, Mean Creek