“Lighthouse,” “Uncut Gems” Lead Spirit Noms

First Trailer Dafoe Pattinson In The Lighthouse

The 2020 Independent Spirit Awards nominations have been announced with both the Safdie Brothers’ “Uncut Gems” and Robert Eggers’ “The Lighthouse” taking the most nominations with five each.

“Uncut Gems” will compete against “A Hidden Life,” “Clemency,” “The Farewell” and “Marriage Story” for Best Feature. Other notable contenders across the awards include “Booksmart,” “Burning Cane,” “The Climb,” “Diane,” “High Flying Bird,” “Honey Boy,” “Hustlers,” “The Last Black Man in San Francisco,” “Luce,” “Midsommar,” “The Mustang,” “To Dust” and “Waves.

There were some notable snubs, though rules for the Spirits prevent serious international awards contenders like “Parasite,” “Pain and Glory” and “Jojo Rabbit” from fully competing. The 2020 Independent Spirit Awards will be held Saturday, February 8th.

The full list of nominees is up at FilmIndependent.Org