AWARDS: New York Critics Circle “got Milk”

Gus Van Zant's take on the life of slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk has finally taken a top prize. The New York Film Critics Circle has given "Milk" Best Picture, and also named Sean Penn best actor and Josh Brolin best supporting actor for the film.

The complete list of winners:

Film: "Milk"

Director: Mike Leigh, "Happy-Go-Lucky"

Actor: Sean Penn, "Milk"

Actress: Sally Hawkins, "Happy-Go-Lucky"

Supporting Actor: Josh Brolin, "Milk"

Supporting Actress: Penelope Cruz, "Vicky Cristina Barcelona"

Screenplay: Jenny Lumet, "Rachel Getting Married"

First Film: Courtney Hunt, "Frozen River"

Foreign Film: "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days"

Animated Film: "WALL-E

Documentary: "Man on Wire"

Cinematographer: Anthony Dod Mantle, "Slumdog Millionaire"

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