Mad Max: Fury Road scoops Critics' Film Awards

Tom Hardy stars in the film Mad Max: Fury Road.
Tom Hardy stars in the film Mad Max: Fury Road.

Mad Max: Fury Road has won film of the year and Aussie director George Miller has taken home director of the year at the London Critics' Film Awards.

Miller's post-apocalyptic thriller Mad Max: Fury Road also laid claim to its star Tom Hardy, who also appeared in Legend and The Revenant, winning British/Irish Actor of the Year.

The Revenant star Leonardo DiCaprio was left out in the cold after missing out on the actor of the year award which was won by veteran Tom Courtenay for his role in 45 Years.

British drama 45 Years equalled Mad Max's tally of three awards, including British/Irish film of the year and Charlotte Rampling was named actress of the year.

Kate Winslet was named supporting actress of the year for her role in Steve Jobs, the biopic about Apple's co-founder.

Mark Rylance received the supporting actor honour for Steven Spielberg's Bridge Of Spies.

Asif Kapadia's film Amy - which depicted the troubled life of the late singer Amy Winehouse - was named documentary of the year.

Brooklyn star Saoirse Ronan, who is nominated for the Best Actress Oscar for her role, was named British/Irish actress of the year.

Game Of Thrones star Maisie Williams, 18, accepted the young British/Irish performer award for her lead role in The Falling.

Oscar nominee Benjamin Cleary claimed the inaugural British/Irish short film of the year award for his unconventional love story Stutterer.

Here is the full list of winners for the 36th London Critics' Circle Film Awards:

• Film of the year - Mad Max: Fury Road
• British/Irish film of the year - 45 Years
• Actor of the year - Tom Courtenay (45 Years)
• Actress of the year - Charlotte Rampling (45 Years)
• Supporting actor of the year - Mark Rylance (Bridge Of Spies)
• Supporting actress of the year - Kate Winslet (Steve Jobs)
• Director of the year: George Miller (Mad Max: Fury Road)
• Screenwriter of the year - Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy (Spotlight)
• British/Irish actor of the year - Tom Hardy (Legend, London Road, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Revenant)
• British/Irish actress of the year - Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn, Lost River)
• Young British/Irish performer of the year - Maisie Williams (The Falling)
• Documentary of the year - Amy
• Dilys Powell award for excellence in film - Sir Kenneth Branagh
• Foreign language film of the year - The Look Of Silence
• Philip French award for breakthrough British/Irish film-maker - John Maclean (Slow West)
• British/Irish short film of the year: Stutterer
• Technical achievement award: cinematographer Ed Lachman (Carol)

- PAA

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