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22nd Independent Spirit Awards
22nd Independent Spirit Awards
DateFebruary 24, 2007
Hosted bySarah Silverman
Best FilmLittle Miss Sunshine
Most awardsLittle Miss Sunshine (4)
Most nominationsHalf Nelson and Little Miss Sunshine (5)

The 22nd Independent Spirit Awards, honoring the best in independent filmmaking for 2006, were announced on February 24, 2007. It was hosted by Sarah Silverman.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

Winners and nominees

Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris, Best Director winners
Ryan Gosling, Best Male Lead winner
Alan Arkin, Best Supporting Male winner
Frances McDormand, Best Supporting Female winner
Jason Reitman, Best Screenplay winner
Best Feature Best Director
Little Miss Sunshine Jonathan Dayton and Valerie FarisLittle Miss Sunshine
Best Male Lead Best Female Lead
Ryan GoslingHalf Nelson Shareeka EppsHalf Nelson
Best Supporting Male Best Supporting Female
Alan ArkinLittle Miss Sunshine Frances McDormandFriends with Money
Best Screenplay Best First Screenplay
Thank You for SmokingJason Reitman Little Miss SunshineMichael Arndt
Best First Feature Best Documentary Feature
Sweet Land The Road to Guantanamo
Best Cinematography Best International Film
Pan's LabyrinthGuillermo Navarro The Lives of Others o Germany

Films with multiple nominations and awards

Films that received multiple nominations
Nominations Film
5 Half Nelson
Little Miss Sunshine
3 American Gun
The Dead Girl
A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints
Man Push Cart
2 Friends with Money
Pan's Labyrinth
Thank You for Smoking
The Painted Veil
Sorry, Haters
Sweet Land
Wristcutters: A Love Story
Films that won multiple awards
Awards Film
4 Little Miss Sunshine
2 Half Nelson

Special awards

John Cassavetes Award


Truer Than Fiction Award

The Tailenders

Producers Award

Howard Gertler and Tim Perell – Shortbus and Pizza

Someone to Watch Award

Julia LoktevDay Night Day Night

Robert Altman Award

Special Distinction Award

External links


  1. ^ "Independent Spirit noms announced". Variety. 2006-11-28. Retrieved .
  2. ^ ""Half Nelson," "Little Miss Sunshine" Top Spirit Award Nominations". indieWire. 2006-11-28. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "This year, an independent spirit reemerges". Los Angeles Times. 2006-11-29. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "'Sunshine' brightens Spirit Awards". Variety. 2007-02-24. Retrieved .
  5. ^ "'Sunshine' day at Spirit Awards". The Envelope. 2007-02-25. Retrieved .
  6. ^ "Spirit Awards Hail Sunshine". Time. 2007-02-25. Retrieved .

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