`The Social Network` storms national board of review

London: Director David Fincher`s ‘The Social Network’ has been applauded by America`s national board of review after it swept the board with four top awards, including best film of the year.

Jesse Eisenberg who plays the lead in the movie has been named best actor, while Fincher was given the award for best director and scriptwriter, reports a website.

Aaron Sorkin claimed best adapted screenplay for the film, which chronicles the invention of popular social networking website Facebook.com.

Other top awardees include Jennifer Lawrence for breakthrough performance for ‘Winter`s Bone’, "The Town` which got the best ensemble cast and ‘Toy Story 3’ which was deemed the best animated feature.

The awards will be presented to the winners at a ceremony in New York Jan 11.