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Adam & Paul, Hunger lauded by Dublin critics

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Adam & Paul, Hunger lauded by Dublin critics

The Dublin Film Critics Circle has named Lenny Abrahamson’s Adam & Paul, and Steve McQueen’s Hunger as tied best Irish films of the decade receiving equal number of votes. Joel Conroy’s Waveriders was named best Irish film of the year.

Swedish film Let the Right One In was named best film of 2009, French actress Yolande Moreau best actress for Séraphine and Duncan Jones received an Outstanding Achievement award for his work on making Moon.

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The full list:

Best Irish Films of the Decade
1. Hunger [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Laura Hastings-Smith Robi…
interview: Steve McQueen
film profile
]
, Adam & Paul
2. Garage [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Ed Guiney
interview: Jean-François Deveau
interview: Lenny Abrahamson
film profile
]

3. Once [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]

4. Bloody Sunday [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]

5. Intermission
6. In America
7. How Harry Became a Tree
8. Omagh
9. Kisses [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]

10. Isolation

Best Irish Film, 2009 


1. Waveriders
2. The Yellow Bittern: The Life and Times of Liam Clancy
3. The Secret of Kells [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Didier Brunner
interview: Tomm Moore
interview: Viviane Vanfleteren
film profile
]

Best Film, 2009


1. Let the Right One In [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: John Nordling
interview: Tomas Alfredson
film profile
]

2. The White Ribbon [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Michael Haneke
film profile
]

3. Up
4. The Hurt Locker
5. The Wrestler
6. Il Divo [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Nicola Giuliano
interview: Paolo Sorrentino
interview: Philippe Desandre
film profile
]

7. A Serious Man
8. Mesrine, Parts 1 & 2
9. Slumdog Millionaire [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Danny Boyle
film profile
]

10. District 9, Moon
11. Anvil: The Story of Anvil
12. The Class [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Carole Scotta
interview: Laurent Cantet
film profile
]

13. Star Trek
14. Inglourious Basterds [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]

15. In the Loop [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]

16. (500) Days of Summer
17. Synecdoche, New York
18. Where the Wild Things Are
19. Frost/Nixon, Milk
20. Katalin Varga [+see also:
film review
trailer
Interview Peter Strickland - Director …
film profile
]
, Antichrist [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Lars von Trier
film profile
]

Best Director, 2009 


1. Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker
2. Michael Haneke, The White Ribbon
3. Paolo Sorrentino, Il Divo
4. Jean-Francoise Richet, Mesrine, Parts 1 & 2

5. Neil Blomkamp, District 9

Best Actor, 2009


1. Sean Penn, Milk
2. Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler
3. Tom Hardy, Bronson [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]

4. Vincent Cassel, Mesrine, Parts 1 & 2

5. Toni Servillo, Il Divo

Best Actress, 2009


1. Yolande Moreau, Séraphine [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]

2. Lina Leanderson, Let the Right One In
3. Carey Mulligan, An Education [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]

4. Isabelle Fuhrman, Orphan
5. Meryl Streep, Doubt

Best Documentary, 2009 


1. Anvil: The Story of Anvil
2. The Cove
3. Encounters at the End of the World
4. The Yellow Bittern: The Life and Times of Liam Clancy
5. Soul Power

Breakthrough Award, 2009 - Neil Blomkamp, District 9

Outstanding Achievement, 2009 - Duncan Jones, Moon [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]

Best Films of the Decade


 1. There Will Be Blood
2. Downfall [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Bernd Eichinger
interview: Joachim Fest
interview: Oliver Hirschbiegel
film profile
]

3. Brokeback Mountain
4. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]

5. The White Ribbon
6. Hidden [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Margaret Menegoz
interview: Michael Haneke
film profile
]

7. United 93 [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]

8. City Of God
9. Little Miss Sunshine, In the Mood For Love
10. Spirited Away, Let the Right One In
11. Far From Heaven
12. Pan's Labyrinth [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]

13. Sideways, Lost In Translation
14. The Lives of Others [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Florian Henckel von Donners…
interview: Ulrich Muehe
film profile
]

15. Adaptation
16. Wall-E, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Mulholland Drive
17. The Best of Youth [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]

18. The Dark Knight
19. Zodiac, Before Sunset, Letters From Iwo Jima, Waltz with Bashir [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Irreversible
20. Together, Infernal Affairs

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