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56th British Academy Film Awards

56th British Academy Film Awards
Date 23 February 2003
Highlights
Best Film The Pianist
Best British Film The Warrior
Best Actor Daniel Day-Lewis
Gangs of New York
Best Actress Nicole Kidman
The Hours
Most awards Chicago, The Hours,
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers,
The Pianist,
Road to Perdition, and Talk to Her (2)
Most nominations Chicago &
Gangs of New York (12)
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The 56th British Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts on 23 February 2003, honoured the best in film for 2002.

Roman Polanski's The Pianist won the award for Best Film and Best Director. The Warrior, directed by Asif Kapadia, was voted Best British Film of 2002. Nicole Kidman won the award for Best Lead Actress in The Hours. She went on to win the Academy Award. The same happened to Catherine Zeta-Jones (Chicago) as Best Supporting Actress. Daniel Day-Lewis won the award for Best Male Performer in a Leading Role in Gangs of New York.

Winners and nominees

Best Actor

Daniel Day-Lewis - Gangs of New York

Best Actress

Nicole Kidman - The Hours

Best Cinematography

Road to Perdition

Best Costume Design

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Best Director (David Lean Award for Direction)

Roman Polanski - The Pianist

Best Editing

City of God (Cidade de Deus)

Best Film

The Pianist

Best Film - British (Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film)

The Warrior

Best Film Not in the English Language

Talk to Her (Hable con ella)

Best Makeup and Hair

Frida

Best Music (Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music)

"The Hours" - Philip Glass

Best Production Design

Road to Perdition

Best Screenplay - Adapted

Adaptation. - Charlie and Donald Kaufman

Best Screenplay - Original

Talk to Her (Hable con ella) - Pedro Almodóvar

Best Short Animation

Fish Never Sleep

Best Short Film

My Wrongs #8245–8249 & 117

Best Sound

Chicago

Best Supporting Actor

Christopher Walken - Catch Me If You Can

Best Supporting Actress

Catherine Zeta-Jones - Chicago

Best Visual Effects

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Award breakdown

Winners

Losers

References