Monday 9 February 2009


The Winners of the British Academy Film Awards in 2009 were announced last night, and a full list of all the winners is available from the web site.

The two pertinent categories for our members:

Best Original Screenplay:
In Bruges – Martin McDonagh

The other nominees:
Burn After Reading – Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Changeling – Joe Michael Straczynski
I've Loved You So Long – Philippe Claudel
Milk – Dustin Lance Black

Best Adapted Screenplay:
Slumdog Millionaire – Simon Beaufoy; based on the novel by Vikas Swarup

The other nominees:
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – Eric Roth; based on the short story by F Scott Fitzgerald
Frost/Nixon – Peter Morgan; based on the play by Peter Morgan
The Reader – David Hare; based on the novel by Bernhard Schlink
Revolutionary Road – Justin Haythe; based on the novel by Richard Yates

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