'No Country' picks up top PGA award, too

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‘‘No Country for Old Men’’ grabbed another award before the Oscars later this month, winning the best feature film award presented by the Producers Guild of America on Saturday.

The film, which stars Javier Bardem as a determined hit man pursuing Josh Brolin, beat out other nominees ‘‘There Will Be Blood,’’ ‘‘Juno,’’ ‘‘Michael Clayton’’ and ‘‘The Diving Bell and the Butterfly.’’

Scott Rudin and Ethan and Joel Coen were given the Darryl F. Zanuck producer of the year award. The film was released by Miramax/Paramount Vantage.

‘‘No Country for Old Men’’ has already garnered the top prizes from the Directors Guild of America and the Screen Actors Guild. The film is nominated for eight Academy Awards.

‘‘Ratatouille’’ from Disney-Pixar was chosen as best animated film by the producers guild.

The award for episodic TV comedy went to NBC’s ‘‘30 Rock,’’ while HBO’s ‘‘The Sopranos’’ won in the drama category.

Other PGA awards included HBO’s ‘‘Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee’’ in the long-form television category; Michael Moore’s ‘‘Sicko’’ in the documentary division; and Discovery Channel’s ‘‘Planet Earth’’ won for best nonfiction television program.

Comedy Central’s ‘‘The Colbert Report’’ won a PGA award for live entertainment/competition.


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