'Precious' dominates Spirit Awards with 5 prizes

LOS ANGELES, CA Sidibe won best actress Friday for "Precious: Based on the Novel `Push' by Sapphire," playing an illiterate teen pulling herself out of an abyss of neglect and abuse. Mo'Nique earned the supporting-actress honor as the girl's loathsome mother.

Jeff Bridges won best actor for the country-music tale "Crazy Heart" and Woody Harrelson won supporting actor for the war-on-terror drama "The Messenger."

"Precious" swept every category for which it was nominated, including best screenplay by a first-time writer for Geoffrey Fletcher.

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