Monday, November 01, 2010

13th British Independent Film Awards Nominations

A few minutes ago the nominees of this year BIFA’s were announced in London and here they are.

Best British Independent Film
Four Lions, Christopher Morris, UK
Kick-Ass, Matthew Vaughn, UK and USA
The King’s Speech, Tom Hooper, UK and Australia
Monsters, Gareth Edwards, UK
Never Let Me Go, Mark Romanek, UK and USA

Best Director
Mike Leigh for Another Year
Matthew Vaughn for Kick-Ass
Tom Hooper for The King’s Speech
Gareth Edwards for Monsters
Mark Romanek for Never Let Me Go

Best Debut Director
Debs Gardner Paterson for Africa United
Clio Barnard for The Arbor
Rowan Joffe for Brighton Rock
Chris Morris for Four Lions
Gareth Edwards for Monsters

Best Actress
Manjinder Virk in The Arbor, Clio Barnard,
Ruth Sheen in Another Year, Mike Leigh
Andrea Riseborough in Brighton Rock, Rowan Joffe
Sally Hawkins in Made In Dagenham (aka We Want Sex), Nigel Cole
Carey Mulligan in Never Let Me Go, Mark Romanek

Best Supporting Actress
Lesley Manville in Another Year
Helena Bonham Carter in The King’s Speech
Rosamund Pike in Made In Dagenham
Keira Knightley in Never Let Me Go
Tamsin Greig in Tamara Drewe

Best Actor
Jim Broadbent in Another Year, Mike Leigh
Riz Ahmed in Four Lions, Chris Morris
Colin Firth in The King’s Speech, Tom Hooper
Scoot McNairy in Monsters, Gareth Edwards
Aidan Gillen in Treacle Junior, Jamie Thraves

Best Supporting Actor
Kayvan Novak in Four Lions
Guy Pearce in The King’s Speech
Geoffrey Rush in The King’s Speech
Bob Hoskins in Made In Dagenham
Andrew Garfield in Never Let Me Go

Most Promising Newcomer
Manjinder Virk in The Arbor
Andrea Riseborough in Brighton Rock
Tom Hughes in Cemetery Junction
Joanne Froggatt in In Our Name
Conor McCarron in Neds

Best Foreign Film
Kynodontas (Dogtooth), Giorgos Lanthimos, Greece
Io Sono L’Amore (I Am Love), Luca Guadagnino, Italy
Un prophète (A Prophet), Jacques Audiard, France
El Secreto de sus Ojos (The Secret In Their Eyes), Juan José Campanella, Argentina and Spain
Winter’s Bone, Debra Granik, USA

To check nominees in other categories read the complete press release that’s here. Awards ceremony will take place on Sunday December 5 and will be hosted for the sixth year by James Nesbitt.  Have seen all nominated for Best Foreign Film and the best for me is A Prophet, second Winter's Bone, and third the film from Argentina.  Gosh so many more films that have to watch.

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