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Christopher Plummer's performance as an elderly man who comes out as gay after the death of his wife in Beginners won him the best supporting actor award from National Board of Review, reports Deadline.
The board, which named Hugo as the year's best film, also showed high regard for other films with LGBT content. Pariah, by out director Dee Rees, received the Freedom of Expression award. Listed on the group's top 10 films were J. Edgar and The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, while Beginners made the list of the top 10 independent films.
The Help, helmed by gay director Tate Taylor, was awarded for best ensemble.
Read our interview with Plummer here. See the full list of winners here.