2005 National Board of Review Awards

The National Board of Review includes teachers, actors, writers and movie-production workers. The organization publishes the magazine Films in Review.

Best Picture: Good Night, And Good Luck
Best Foreign Film: Paradise Now (Palestine)
Best Actor: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote
Best Actress: Felicity Huffman, Transamerica
Best Supporting Actor: Jake Gyllenhaal, Brokeback Mountain
Best Supporting Actress: Gong Li, Memoirs of a Geisha
Best Ensemble: Mrs. Henderson Presents
Breakthrough Performances: Terrence Howard, Crash, Get Rich or Die Tryin', and Hustle & Flow; and Q'Orianka Kilcher, The New World
Best Director: Ang Lee, Brokeback Mountain
Best Directorial Debut: Julian Fellowes, Separate Lies
Screenplay of the Year: Syriana (Best Adapted) and The Squid and the Whale (Best Original)
Best Documentary: March of the Penguins
Best Animated Feature: Tim Burton's Corpse Bride
Best Film or Mini-Series Made for Cable TV: Lackawanna Blues
Career Achievement Award: Jane Fonda
Billy Wilder Award for Excellence in Directing: David Cronenberg
Career Achievement—Music Composition: Howard Shore
Outstanding Achievement in Special Effects: King Kong
William K. Everson Award for Film History: George Feltenstein
Special Achievement in Producing: Saul Zaentz
Special Recognition of Films That Reflect Freedom of Expression: Innocent Voices and The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till
Special Recognition Ffor Excellence In Filmmaking: Breakfast on Pluto, Cape of Good Hope, The Dying Gaul, Everything Is Illuminated, Hustle & Flow, Junebug, Layer Cake, Lord of War, Nine Lives, The Thing About My Folks, The Upside of Anger

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