National Board of Review 2002

Top 10 films
* The Hours
Chicago
Gangs of New York
The Quiet American
Adaptation.
Rabbit-Proof Fence
The Pianist
Far from Heaven
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing
Frida

Top Foreign Films
* Talk to Her
Y Tu Mamá También
8 Women
City of God
El crimen del Padre Amaro

Best Actor:
Campbell Scott – Roger Dodger

Best Actress:
Julianne Moore – Far from Heaven

Best Supporting Actor:
Chris Cooper – Adaptation.

Best Supporting Actress:
Kathy Bates – About Schmidt

Best Director:
Phillip Noyce – The Quiet American and Rabbit-Proof Fence

Best Cast:
Nicholas Nickleby

Breakthrough Performance – Male:
Derek Luke – Antwone Fisher

Breakthrough Performance – Female:
Maggie Gyllenhaal – Secretary

Best Debut Director:
Rob Marshall – Chicago

Best Screenplay:
Charlie Kaufman – Adaptation., Confessions of a Dangerous Mind and Human Nature

Best Documentary Feature:
Bowling for Columbine

Best Animated Feature:
Sen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi (Spirited Away)

Best Film Made For Cable TV:
The Laramie Project

Career Achievement Award:
Christopher Plummer

Special Award for Visionary Cinematic Achievement:
George Lucas

Special Filmmaking Achievement:
George Clooney, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind

Career Achievement – Music Composition:
Elmer Bernstein

Career Achievement – Cinematography:
Conrad Hall

Humanitarian Award:
Sheila Nevins (HBO)

William K. Everson Award For Film History:
Annette Insdorf, Films and the Holocaust

Freedom Of Expression:
Rabbit-Proof Fence
Ararat
Bloody Sunday
The Grey Zone

Special Recognition For Excellence In Filmmaking:
Frailty
The Good Girl
The Guys
Heaven
Igby Goes Down
Max
Personal Velocity: Three Portraits
Real Women Have Curves
Roger Dodger
Sunshine State
Tadpole
Tully