Far From Heaven praised to the skies by Chicago Film Critics

By Advocate.com Editors

Originally published on Advocate.com January 11 2003 1:00 AM ET

Variety reports that out director Todd Haynes's Far From Heaven was the most-blessed movie at the 15th annual Chicago Film Critics Awards, taking home prizes for best picture, best director, best actress (Julianne Moore), best supporting actor (Dennis Quaid), best original score (Elmer Bernstein), and best cinematography (Edward Lachman). Also honored by the Windy City scribes were Daniel Day-Lewis (best actor, Gangs of New York), Meryl Streep (best supporting actress, Adaptation), Bowling for Columbine (best documentary), Y Tu Mamá También (best foreign film), Charlie Kaufman and his fictional brother, Donald Kaufman (best screenplay, Adaptation), Maggie Gyllenhaal (most promising performer), and Dylan Kidd (most promising filmmaker, Roger Dodger).