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50th British Academy Film Awards

50th British Academy Film Awards
Date April 29, 1997
Highlights
Best Film The English Patient
Best British Film Secrets & Lies
Best Actor Geoffrey Rush
Shine
Best Actress Brenda Blethyn
Secrets & Lies
Most awards The English Patient (6)
Most nominations The English Patient (13)
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The 50th BAFTA Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts on 29 April 1997, honoured the best films of 1996.

Anthony Minghella's The English Patient won the award for Best Film. Secrets & Lies won the "Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film". Geoffrey Rush won the award for Best Leading Actor for his role in Shine and Brenda Blethyn (Secrets & Lies) the award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

Winners and nominees

Best Actor

Geoffrey Rush - Shine

Best Actress

Brenda Blethyn - Secrets & Lies

Best Film

The English Patient

Best British Film (Alexander Korda Award)

Secrets & Lies

Best Film Not in the English Language

Ridicule

Best Supporting Actor

Paul Scofield - The Crucible

Best Costume Design

Richard III - Shuna Harwood

Best Editing

The English Patient - Walter Murch

Best Cinematography

The English Patient - John Seale

Best Production Design

Richard III - Tony Burrough

Best Sound

Shine

Best Adapted Screenplay

The English Patient - Anthony Minghella

Best Original Screenplay

Secrets and Lies - Mike Leigh

Best Supporting Actress

Juliette Binoche - The English Patient

Best Visual Effects

Twister

Best Director (David Lean Award)

Fargo - Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Best Makeup/Hair

The Nutty Professor - Rick Baker

Best Score (Anthony Asquith Award)

The English Patient - Gabriel Yared

Award breakdown

Winners (minimum one win)

Losers (minimum two nominations)

References