‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Wins Best Picture Award from London Critics’ Circle

“45 Years” wins awards for its two lead actors, Tom Courtenay and Charlotte Rampling

“Mad Max: Fury Road” has been named the best film of 2015 at the London Critics’ Circle Film Awards, which took place at the May Fair Hotel in London on Sunday night.

George Miller was also named the year’s best director for “Mad Max,” while the top acting awards went to Tom Courtenay and Charlotte Rampling for “45 Years.” Mark Rylance and Kate Winslet won supporting awards for “Bridge of Spies” and “Steve Jobs,” respectively.

Many of the winners – also including screenwriters Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer for “Spotlight,” cinematographer Ed Lachman for “Carol” and the documentary “Amy” – are also nominated for Oscars in the equivalent categories.

Tom Hardy and Saoirse Ronan were named the best British or Irish actor and actress of the year.

While “Amy” was named the year’s best documentary, another doc, “The Look of Silence,” took the award for the best foreign-language film.

The winners:

FILM OF THE YEAR: “Mad Max: Fury Road”

BRITISH/IRISH FILM OF THE YEAR: “45 Years”

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM OF THE YEAR: “The Look of Silence”

DOCUMENTARY OF THE YEAR: “Amy”

ACTOR OF THE YEAR: Tom Courtenay — “45 Years”

ACTRESS OF THE YEAR: Charlotte Rampling — “45 Years”

SUPPORTING ACTOR OF THE YEAR: Mark Rylance — “Bridge of Spies”

SUPPORTING ACTRESS OF THE YEAR: Kate Winslet — “Steve Jobs

DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR: George Miller — “Mad Max: Fury Road”

SCREENWRITER OF THE YEAR: Josh Singer and Tom McCarthy — “Spotlight”

BRITISH/IRISH ACTOR OF THE YEAR: Tom Hardy — “Legend,” “London Road,” “Mad Max: Fury Road,” “The Revenant”

BRITISH/IRISH ACTRESS OF THE YEAR: Saoirse Ronan — “Brooklyn,” “Lost River”

YOUNG BRITISH/IRISH PERFORMER OF THE YEAR: Maisie Williams — “The Falling”

PHILIP FRENCH AWARD FOR BREAKTHROUGH BRITISH/IRISH FILMMAKER: John Maclean — “Slow West”

BRITISH/IRISH SHORT FILM OF THE YEAR: “Stutterer” — Benjamin Cleary

TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Ed Lachman, cinematography — “Carol”

DILYS POWELL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN FILM: Kenneth Branagh