2009 BAFTA Nominees Announced

The British Academy of Film and Television announced their nominees today. Slumdog Millionaire and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button both received 11 nominations.

I think this is pretty indicative of who will be nominated for the Oscars.

Best Film
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

The Reader
Slumdog Millionaire

Outstanding British Film
In Bruges
Mamma Mia!
Man on Wire
Slumdog Millionaire

The Carl Foreman Award
for Special Achievement by a British Director, Writer or Producer for their First Feature Film
Simon Chinn (Producer) – Man On Wire
Judy Craymer (Producer) – Mamma Mia!
Garth Jennings (Writer) – Son of Rambow
Steve McQueen (Director/Writer) – Hunger
Solon Papadopoulos, Roy Boulter (Producers) – Of Time And The City

Changeling – Clint Eastwood
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – David Fincher
Frost/Nixon – Ron Howard
The Reader – Stephen Daldry
Slumdog Millionaire – Danny Boyle

Original Screenplay
Burn After Reading – Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Changeling – J. Michael Straczynski
I’ve Loved You So Long – Philippe Claudel
In Bruges – Martin McDonagh
Milk – Dustin Lance Black

Adapted Screenplay
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button – Eric Roth
Frost/Nixon – Peter Morgan
The Reader – David Hare
Revolutionary Road – Justin Haythe
Slumdog Millionaire – Simon Beaufoy

Film Not in the English Language
The Baader Meinhof Complex – Bernard Eichinger, Uli Edel
Gomorrah – Domenico Procacci, Matteo Garrone
I’ve Loved You So Long – Yves Marmion, Philippe Claudel
Persepolis – Marc-Antoine Robert, Xavier Rigault, Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Parannaud
Waltz With Bashir – Serge Lalou, Gerhard Meixner, Yael Nahl Ieli, Ari Folman

Animated Film
Persepolis – Marjane Satrapi, Vincent Parannaud
Wall•E – Andrew Stanton
Waltz With Bashir – Ari Folman

Leading Actor
Frank Langella – Frost/Nixon
Dev Patel – Slumdog Millionaire
Sean Penn – Milk
Brad Pitt – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Mickey Rourke – The Wrestler

Leading Actress
Angelina Jolie – Changeling
Kristin Scott Thomas – I’ve Loved You So Long
Meryl Streep – Dioubt
Kate Winslet – The Reader
Kate Winslet – Revolutionary Road

Supporting Actor
Robert Downey Jr. – Tropic Thunder
Brendan Gleeson – In Bruges
Philip Seymour Hoffman – Doubt
Heath Ledger – The Dark Knight
Brad Pitt – Burn After Reading

Supprting Actress
Amy Adams – Doubt
Penelope Cruz – Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Freida Pinto – Slumdog Millionaire
Tilda Swinton – Burn After Reading
Marisa Tomei – The Wrestler


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