‘Get Out’ Tops IFP Gotham Awards Nominations; ‘Mudbound’ Voted Special Jury Award
The $4.5 million-budgeted movie that made its debut at the Sundance Film Festival as a secret screening received four nominations — more than any other indie title — including best feature, best screenplay by Peele, breakthrough director for Peele and best actor Daniel Kaluuya. To date, Get Out has amassed $253.1M at the global box office.
Also coming out on top was Sean Baker’s The Florida Project from A24, which counted nominations for best feature, best actor Willem Dafoe and best breakthrough actor Brooklyn Prince. Florida Project premiered in the Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival. The movie is currently in the second weekend of limited release and putting up excellent theater averages.