‘Marriage Story’ Sweeps Gotham Awards, Winning Best Feature

Published on Dec 03, 2019

‘Marriage Story’ Sweeps Gotham Awards, Winning Best Feature

Marriage Story,” a drama about a painful divorce between a loving Hollywood couple, won best feature at the Gotham Awards in downtown Manhattan on Monday night.

The annual event in early December, hosted by the Independent Filmmakers Project, resembles the Iowa caucus as the first stop on the long and tangled road of awards season. And like in Iowa, many campaigners put on a brave face — in the middle of a snowstorm this year — as they delivered carefully scripted speeches, designed to win approval and gain votes.

The biggest winner of the night was Netflix, which released “Marriage Story.” The streaming giant managed to wrestle away six trophies (out of 10 that were handed out) for a celebration that is supposed to be devoted to independent story tellers.

Marriage Story” won four of those prizes. In addition to best feature, the movie also took home best actor for Adam Driver, best

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Author: Marc Malkin and Ramin Setoodeh