The Constant Gardener is leading the pack ahead of next month’s British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards after picking up 10 nominations.
Rachel Weisz, who won the Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture Golden Globe on Monday, is nominated for Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in the adaptation of Graham Greene’s novel, while Ralph Fiennes is up for Actor in a Leading Role and filmmaker Fernando Meirelles is put forward for the David Lean Award for Achievement in Direction.
Oscars favorites and Walk the Line co-stars Joaquin Phoenix and Reese Witherspoon have both been nominated for their acclaimed acting in the Johnny Cash biopic, while Chinese beauty Ziyi Zhang is up for the Actress in a Leading Role BAFTA for her star turn in the big screen version of Arthur Golden’s best-selling novel Memoirs of a Geisha.
The partial list of nominees is as follows:
The Alexander Korda Award for the Outstanding British Film of the Year:
The Carl Foreman Award for Special Achievement by a British Director, Writer or Producer in Their First Feature Film:
David Belton (Producer)–Shooting Dogs
Richard Hawkins (Director)–Everything
The David Lean Award for Achievement in Direction:
Best Original Screenplay:
Best Adapted Screenplay:
Best Film Not in the English Language:
De Battre Mon Coeur S’est Arrêté (The Beat That My Heart Skipped)
Le Grand Voyage
Best Actor in a Leading Role:
Best Actress in a Leading Role:
Best Actor in a Supporting Role:
Best Actress in a Supporting Role:
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