Tuesday, December 07, 2010

13th British Independent Film Awards Winners

Sorry for not posting yesterday but my machine needed total overhaul. As we already know what I imagine will be a great movie got most of the awards and I’m sure The King’s Speech will get nods at Oscar, starting with Colin Firth for Best Actor. Here are the winners.

Best British Independent Film: The King’s Speech, Tom Hooper, UK and Australia
Best Director of a British Independent Film: Gareth Edwards for Monsters
Best Debut Director: Clio Barnard for The Arbor

Best Actress: Carey Mulligan in Never Let Me Go
Best Supporting Actress: Helena Bonham Carter in The King’s Speech
Best Actor: Colin Firth in The King’s Speech
Best Supporting Actor: Geoffrey Rush in The King’s Speech
Most Promising Newcomer: Joanne Froggatt in In Our Name

Best Screenplay: David Seidler for The King’s Speech
Best Achievement In Production: Monsters, Gareth Edwards
Best Technical Achievement: Monsters, Gareth Edwards

The Raindance Award: Son of Babylon, Mohamed Al-Daradji, Iran
Best Foreign Film: Un prophète (A Prophet), Jacques Audiard, France

Best British Documentary: Enemies of the People, Rob Lemkin and Thet Sambath, UK and Cambodia
Best British Short Film: Baby, Daniel Mulloy

The Richard Harris Award: Helena Bonham Carter
The Variety Award: Liam Neeson
The Special Jury Prize: Jenne Casarotto

To read announcement at official site go here.

I could not think of someone that deserves more the Best Director award than Gareth Edwards, he truly did a remarkable movie considering budget or not. Also believe that Carey Mulligan deserves this honor and hopefully will get more. So this is it for this year.

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