1998 FFCC Award Winners


The 3rd Florida Film Critics Circle Awards, given on 12 January 1999, honored the best in film for 1998. Shakespeare in Love won three awards.


Best Film:

Shakespeare in Love


Best Director:

Peter Weir – The Truman Show


Best Actor:

Ian McKellen – Apt Pupil and Gods and Monsters


Best Actress:

Gwyneth Paltrow – Shakespeare in Love and Sliding Doors


Best Supporting Actor:

Robert Duvall – A Civil Action


Best Supporting Actress:

Christina Ricci – Buffalo ’66, The Opposite of Sex, and Pecker


Best Screenplay:

Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard – Shakespeare in Love

Best Cinematography:

Janusz Kamiński – Saving Private Ryan


Best Foreign Language Film:

Life is Beautiful (La vita è bella) – Italy


Pauline Kael Breakout Award (tie):

Darren Aronofsky (writer-director) – Pi

Chris Eyre (director) and Sherman Alexie (writer) – Smoke Signals


Special Notice to 1998 animation features:

Antz, A Bug’s Life, Mulan, and The Prince of Egypt

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