Juno spirit wins over indie crowd
The comedy-drama about a wisecracking teenager's efforts to deal with her unplanned pregnancy scooped the awards major prize for Best Feature, as well as the gongs for Best Female Lead for Ellen Page and Best First Screenplay for Diablo Cody.
Meanwhile, Capote and Almost Famous star Phillip Seymour Hoffman took the Best Male Lead prize for his performance in The Savages. Tamara Jenkins, who also directed the film, won Best Screenplay.
New Yorker Julian Schnabel won Best Director for The Diving Bell and The Butterfly, which is based on the true story of Jean-Dominique Bauby, a French magazine editor who wrote an entire book by just blinking his left eye to each individual letter following a stroke. The film also won Best Cinematography for Janusz Kaminski.
The Lookout, starring Ten Things I Hate About You and Third Rock From The Sun's Joseph Gordon-Levitt, won Best First Feature, while modern musical Once starring Irish singer Glen Hansard won Best Foreign Film.
Other films taking home awards included Bob Dylan biopic I'm Not There and documentary Crazy Love.
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