“Lady Bird” won four awards including Best Picture in the Iowa Film Critics Association voting.
Its three other awards were Best Director (Greta Gerwig), Best Actress (Saoirse Ronan) and Best Supporting Actress (Laurie Metcalf).
Gary Oldman won Best Actor for his work in “Darkest Hour” and Willem Dafoe was named Best Supporting Actor for “The Florida Project.”
In other voting, “Coco” won Best Animated Film and Best Song (“Remember Me”); “Jane” won Best Documentary” and “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” grabbed the Best Score prize.
“Call Me By Your Name” was dubbed “The Best Movie Yet to Open in Iowa.”
While “The Shape of Water” failed to win any of the top prizes, it was a runner-up in Best Film, Best Actress (Sally Hawkins) and Best Director (Guillermo del Toro) categories.
The Iowa Film Critics Association includes critics in Iowa and Nebraska who review films for all forms of media.