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L.A. Critics Crown ‘Breadwinner’ as Year’s Best Toon

Disney-Pixar’s ‘Coco’ takes the runner-up spot in the group’s annual honors.

The Los Angeles Film Critics Association named ‘The Breadwinner’ its animated feature of the year.

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Film Critics Association has named the indie drama The Breadwinner, directed by Nora Twomey,  its animated feature of the year, with Disney-Pixar’s hit Coco named as the runner up.

The annual honors gave the top honor of best picture to Call Me by Your Name, with The Florida Project as the runner up.

Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water earned multiple nominations, including a tie for best director for del Toro and Call Me by Your Name’s Luca Guadignino, as well as cinematography for Dan Laustsen, and runner up in production design and music/score.

Blade Runner 2049 earned best production design for Dennis Gassner, and runner up in cinematography for Roger Deakins.

The full list of winners can be found here.

Source: Los Angeles Film Critics Association

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