1996 FFCC Award Winners
The 1st Florida Film Critics Circle Awards honored the best in film for 1996. The Coen brothers’ Fargo won four awards.
Runner-up: Breaking the Waves
Joel Coen – Fargo
Geoffrey Rush – Shine
Runners-up: Tom Cruise – Jerry Maguire
Frances McDormand – Fargo
Runner-up: Brenda Blethyn – Secrets & Lies
Best Supporting Actor
Edward Norton – The People vs. Larry Flynt, Everyone Says I Love You and Primal Fear
Runner-up: William H. Macy – Fargo
Best Supporting Actress:
Courtney Love – The People vs. Larry Flynt
Runner-Up: Joan Allen – The Crucible
Joel and Ethan Coen – Fargo
John Seale – The English Patient
Best Foreign Language Film:
Ridicule – France
“That Thing You Do” – That Thing You Do!
Pauline Kael Breakout Award:
Doug Liman (director) and Jon Favreau (actor/writer) – Swingers
Golden Orange for Outstanding Contribution to Film:
The 15 African-American men who pooled their resources to finance Get on the Bus.
The Walt Disney Company, for standing up to protests concerning the content of its films by Chinese authorities and the Southern Baptist Convention.