Independent movie American Splendor has been named Best Picture Of The Year
by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.
The film, an innovative biopic of file clerk-turned-comic book creator
Harvey Pekar, already won top prizes at the CANNES and SUNDANCE Film Festivals
last year (03) and was named the year's best picture by America's NATIONAL
SOCIETY OF FILM
Also receiving honours from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association was
Lost In Translation's Bill Murray and 21 GRAMS' NAOMI WATTS, who were named
best actor and best actress.
Lord Of The Rings trilogy director Peter Jackson won best director.