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2009 22nd Chicago Film Critics Awards

Best Picture
* The Hurt Locker
Inglourious Basterds
A Serious Man
Up in the Air
Where the Wild Things Are

Best Director
* Kathryn Bigelow - The Hurt Locker
Joel & Ethan Coen - A Serious Man
Spike Jonze - Where the Wild Things Are
Jason Reitman - Up in the Air
Quentin Tarantino - Inglourious Basterds

Best Actor
* Jeremy Renner - The Hurt Locker
Jeff Bridges - Crazy Heart
George Clooney - Up in the Air
Matt Damon - The Informant!
Michael Stuhlbarg - A Serious Man

Best Actress
* Carey Mulligan - An Education
Abbie Cornish - Bright Star
Maya Rudolph - Away We Go
Gabourey Sidibe - Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire
Meryl Streep - Julie & Julia

Best Supporting Actor
* Christoph Waltz - Inglourious Basterds
Peter Capaldi - In the Loop
Woody Harrelson - The Messenger
Christian McKay - Me and Orson Welles
Stanley Tucci - The Lovely Bones

Best Supporting Actress
* Mo'Nique - Precious
Vera Farmiga - Up in the Air
Anna Kendrick - Up in the Air
Julianne Moore - A Single Man
Natalie Portman - Brothers

Best Original Screenplay
* The Hurt Locker - Mark Boal
Away We Go - Dave Eggers & Vendela Vida
Inglourious Basterds - Quentin Tarantino
A Serious Man - Joel & Ethan Coen
Up - Bob Peterson

Best Adapted Screenplay
* Up in the Air - Jason Reitman & Sheldon Turner
An Education - Nick Hornby
In the Loop - Jesse Armstrong, Simon Blackwell, Armando Iannucci & Tony Roche
The Informant! - Scott Z. Burns
Where the Wild Things Are - Spike Jonze & Dave Eggers

Best Foreign Language Film
* The White Ribbon
Broken Embraces
Red Cliff
Sin Nombre
Summer Hours

Best Documentary
* Anvil! The Story of Anvil
Capitalism: A Love Story
The Cove
Food, Inc.

Best Animated Feature
* Up
Fantastic Mr. Fox
The Princess and the Frog

Best Cinematography
* The Hurt Locker - Barry Ackroyd
Avatar - Mauro Fiore
Bright Star - Greig Fraser
Inglourious Basterds - Robert Richardson
Where the Wild Things Are - Lance Acord

Best Original Score
* Up - Michael Giacchino
Avatar - James Horner
Fantastic Mr. Fox - Alexandre Desplat
The Informant! - Marvin Hamlisch
Where the Wild Things Are - Carter Burwell & Karen Orzolek

Most Promising Performer
* Carey Mulligan - An Education
Sharlto Copley - District 9
Christian McKay - Me and Orson Welles
Max Records - Where the Wild Things Are
Gabourey Sidibe - Precious

Most Promising Filmmaker
* Neill Blomkamp - District 9
Scott Cooper - Crazy Heart
Cary Fukunaga - Sin Nombre
Duncan Jones - Moon
Marc Webb - (500) Days of Summer