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2002 15th Chicago Film Critics Awards

Best Picture
* Far from Heaven
About Schmidt
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
The Pianist

Best Foreign Language Film
* Y Tu Mama Tambien - Mexico
Atanarjuat (The Fast Runner) - Canada
8 Women - France
Spirited Away - Japan
Talk to Her - Spain

Best Director
* Todd Haynes - Far from Heaven
Paul Thomas Anderson - Punch-Drunk Love
Peter Jackson - The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Alexander Payne - About Schmidt
Roman Polanski - The Pianist
Martin Scorsese - Gangs of New York

Best Actor
* Daniel Day-Lewis - Gangs of New York
Adrien Brody - The Pianist
Nicolas Cage - Adaptation
Hugh Grant - About a Boy
Jack Nicholson - About Schmidt

Best Actress
* Julianne Moore - Far from Heaven
Salma Hayek - Frida
Nicole Kidman - The Hours
Diane Lane - Unfaithful
Renee Zellweger - Chicago

Best Supporting Actor
* Dennis Quaid - Far from Heaven
Chris Cooper - Adaptation
Willem Dafoe - Auto Focus
Alfred Molina - Frida
Paul Newman - Road to Perdition
John C. Reilly - Chicago

Best Supporting Actress
* Meryl Streep - Adaptation
Kathy Bates - About Schmidt
Patricia Clarkson - Far from Heaven
Julianne Moore - The Hours
Emily Mortimer - Lovely & Amazing

Most Promising Performer
* Maggie Gyllenhaal - Secretary / Adaptation / Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
Gael Garcia Bernal - Y Tu Mama Tambien / The Crime of Father Amaro
Eminem - 8 Mile
Ryan Gosling - The Believer / Murder by Numbers
Derek Luke - Antwone Fisher

Most Promising Filmmaker
* Dylan Kidd - Roger Dodger
Henry Bean - The Believer
George Clooney - Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
Zacharias Kunuk - Atanarjuat (The Fast Runner)
Bill Paxton - Frailty

Best Screenplay
* Adaptation - Charlie Kaufman, Donald Kaufman
About a Boy - Peter Hedges, Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz
About Schmidt - Alexander Payne, Jim Taylor
Far from Heaven - Todd Haynes
Punch-Drunk Love - Paul Thomas Anderson

Best Cinematography
* Far from Heaven
Gangs of New York
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Minority Report
Road to Perdition

Best Original Score
* Far from Heaven
The Hours
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Punch-Drunk Love
Spirited Away

Best Documentary
ABC Africa
* Bowling for Columbine
The Comedian
The Kid Stays in the Picture
Standing in the Shadows of Motown