National Society Of Film Critics 2009

Best Picture
* The Hurt Locker
Summer Hours (L’Heure d’été)
Inglourious Basterds

Best Director
* Kathryn Bigelow – The Hurt Locker
Olivier Assayas – Summer Hours (L’Heure d’été)
Wes Anderson – Fantastic Mr. Fox

Best Actor
* Jeremy Renner – The Hurt Locker
Jeff Bridges – Crazy Heart
Nicolas Cage – Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans

Best Actress
* Yolande Moreau – Séraphine
Meryl Streep – Julie & Julia and Fantastic Mr. Fox
Abbie Cornish – Bright Star

Best Supporting Actor
* Paul Schneider – Bright Star (TIE)
* Christoph Waltz – Inglourious Basterds (TIE)
Christian McKay – Me and Orson Welles

Best Supporting Actress
* Mo’Nique – Precious
Anna Kendrick – Up in the Air
Samantha Morton – The Messenger

Best Screenplay
* Joel Coen and Ethan Coen – A Serious Man
Olivier Assayas – Summer Hours (L’Heure d’été)
Quentin Tarantino – Inglourious Basterds

Best Cinematography
* Christian Berger – The White Ribbon (Das weiße Band – Eine deutsche Kindergeschichte)
Barry Ackroyd – The Hurt Locker
Jan Troell and Mischa Gavrjusjov – Everlasting Moments (Maria Larssons eviga ögonblick)

Best Production Design
* Nelson Lowry – Fantastic Mr. Fox
Rick Carter – Avatar
Henry Selick – Coraline

Best Foreign Language Film
* Summer Hours (L’Heure d’été)
Everlasting Moments (Maria Larssons eviga ögonblick)
35 Shots of Rum (35 rhums)
Police, Adjective (Polițist, Adjectiv)

Best Non-Fiction Film
* The Beaches of Agnès (Les plages d’Agnès)
Tyson
Anvil! The Story of Anvil

Film Heritage Awards
Restoration of Rashomon by the Academy Film Archive, National Film Center of the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo and Kadokawa Pictures, Inc. with funding provided by Kadokawa Culture Promotion Foundation and The Film Foundation.
Bruce Posner for restoration of Manhatta.
Treasures from American Film Archives, Vol. 4: Avant Garde 1947–1986 (National Film Preservation Foundation).
Warner Archive Collection.
The Red Shoes: Restored by UCLA Film and Television Archive with funding provided by The Film Foundation, Hollywood Foreign Press Association and the Louis B. Mayer Foundation.
Kino International: Avant-Garde Vol. 3: Experimental Cinema 1922–1954.