BAFTA Awards 2006

I’ve been very busy lately so I apologize if this is old news to some. The BAFTA Awards (British Academy of Film and Televion Arts) were presented on February19. Here is the list of winners and nominees.

Best Film
Brokeback Mountain

Other Nominees:
The Constant Gardener
Good Night, and Good Luck.

Alexander Korda Award for Outstanding British Film of the Year
Wallace & Gromit in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

Other Nominees:
A Cock and Bull Story
The Constant Gardener
Pride & Prejudice

Best Actor
Philip Seymour Hoffman for Capote

Other Nominees:
Ralph Fiennes for The Constant Gardener
Heath Ledger for Brokeback Mountain
Joaquin Phoenix for Walk the Line
David Strathairn for Good Night, and Good Luck.

Best Actress
Reese Witherspoon for Walk the Line

Other Nominees:
Judi Dench for Mrs. Henderson Presents
Charlize Theron for North Country
Rachel Weisz for The Constant Gardener
Ziyi Zhang for Memoirs of a Geisha

Best Supporting Actor
Jake Gyllenhaal for Brokeback Mountain

Other Nominees:
Don Cheadle for Crash
George Clooney for Good Night, and Good Luck.
George Clooney for Syriana
Matt Dillon for Crash

Best Supporting Actress
Thandie Newton for Crash
Other Nominees:
Brenda Blethyn for Pride & Prejudice
Catherine Keener for Capote
Frances McDormand for North Country
Michelle Williams for Brokeback Mountain

David Lean Award for Achievement in Direction
Ang Lee for Brokeback Mountain

Other Nominees:
George Clooney for Good Night, and Good Luck.
Paul Haggis for Crash
Fernando Meirelles for The Constant Gardener
Bennett Miller for Capote

Best Screenplay (Original)
Crash – Paul Haggis, Robert Moresco

Other Nominees:
Cinderella Man – Cliff Hollingsworth, Akiva Goldsman
Good Night, and Good Luck. – George Clooney, Grant Heslov
Hotel Rwanda – Terry George, Keir Pearson
Mrs. Henderson Presents – Martin Sherman

Best Screenplay (Adapted)
Brokeback Mountain – Larry McMurtry, Diana Ossana

Other Nominees:
Capote – Dan Futterman
The Constant Gardener – Jeffrey Caine
A History of Violence – Josh Olson
Pride & Prejudice – Deborah Moggach

Best Film not in the English Language
The Beat That My Heart Skipped

Other Nominees:
Grand voyage, Le
Kung fu
Joyeux Noël

complete list (l-r) Jake Gyllenhaal; Philip Seymour Hoffman; Ang Lee; Thandie Newton
Brokeback Mountain

3 thoughts on “BAFTA Awards 2006”

  1. Hi1 haven’t been to vist for a while. Haven’t watched any movies either. But, did see your post on sunday comics. I grew up w/ the ‘funny papers’. It was always a race to see who’d get them after dad got done w/the paper. We even wrapped presents in the funny papers. I still read them every week.

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