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DAILY NEWS: “American Beauty” Big with Bafta; Trimark “Cooking”

DAILY NEWS: "American Beauty" Big with Bafta; Trimark "Cooking"

DAILY NEWS: "American Beauty" Big with Bafta; Trimark "Cooking"


By Eugene Hernandez

>> “American Beauty” Nabs Numerous BAFTA Noms

(indieWIRE/3.2.2000) — Sam Mendes‘ “American Beauty” lead the pack of
BAFTA nominees, capturing more nods than any other film — as it did
with last month’s Oscar nominations. The movie received 14 BAFTA nominations,
ahead of Neil Jordan‘s “End of the Affair” which received 10 and “The
Talented Mr. Ripley
” which garnered 7 nominations. “East is East
directed by Damien O’Donnell was another favorite, receiving 5 nominations.

Among the nominations are:

BEST FILM:

American Beauty,” produced by Bruce Cohen, Dan Jinks

East Is East,” produced by Leslee Udwin

The End Of The Affair,” produced by Stephen Woolley, Neil Jordan

The Sixth Sense,” produced by Frank Marshall, Kathleen Kennedy, Barry Mendel

The Talented Mr Ripley,” produced by William Horberg, Tom Sternberg

THE DAVID LEAN AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR:

All About My Mother,” directed by Pedro Almodovar

American Beauty,” directed by Sam Mendes

The End Of The Affair,” directed by Neil Jordan

The Sixth Sense,” directed by M Night Shyamalan

The Talented Mr Ripley,” directed by Anthony Minghella

THE ALEXANDER KORDA AWARD FOR BEST BRITISH FILM:

East Is East,” produced by Leslee Udwin, Damien O’Donnell

Notting Hill,” produced by Duncan Kenworthy, Roger Michell

Onegin,” produced by Ileen Maisel, Simon Bosanquet, Martha Fiennes

Ratcatcher,” produced by Gavin Emerson, Lynne Ramsey

Topsy Turvy,” produced by Simon Channing Williams, Mike Leigh

Wonderland,” produced by Michele Camarda, Andrew Eaton, Michael Winterbottom

BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY:

All About My Mother,” written by Pedro Almodovar

American Beauty,”written by Alan Ball

Being John Malkovich,” written by Charlie Kaufman

The Sixth Sense,” written by M Night Shyamalan

Topsy Turvy,” written by Mike Leigh

BEST ADAPTED SCREENPLAY:

East Is East,” written by Ayub Khan Din

The End Of The Affair,” written by Neil Jordan

An Ideal Husband,” written by Oliver Parker

The Talented Mr Ripley,” written by Anthony Minghella

BEST FOREIGN FILM:

All About My Mother” (Todo Sobre Mi Madre), produced by Agustin Almodovar,
Pedro Almodovar

Buena Vista Social Club,” produced by Ulrich Felsberg, Deepak Nayar,
Wim Wenders

Festen” (The Celebration), produced by Brigitte Hald, Thomas Vinterberg

Lola Rennt” (Run Lola Run), produced by Stefan Arndt, Tom Tykwer

BEST SHORT ANIMATION:

Jolly Roger,” produced by Clare Jennings, Mark Baker, Neville Astley

The Man With The Beautiful Eyes,” produced by Jonathan Bairstow, Jonathan
Hodgson

The Old Man And The Sea,” produced by Bernard LaJoie, Tatsuo Shimamura,
Alexander Petrov

The Periwig-Maker,” produced by Annette Schaffler, Steffen Schaffler

BEST SHORT FILM:

Bait,” produced by Soul Gatti-Pascual, Tom Shankland, Jane Harris

Perdie,” produced by Rachel Shadick, Faye Gilbert

The Tale Of The Rat That Wrote,” produced by Ruth Kenley-Letts,
Lisa-Marie Russo, Billy O’Brien

Who’s My Favourite Girl,” produced by Joern Utkilen, Kara Johnston,
Adrian McDowall

>> Trimark “Cooking” with Sundance Opener

(indieWIRE/3.2.2000) — Trimark has nabbed the domestic rights to
Gurinder Chadha‘s “What’s Cooking,” which opened the 2000 Sundance
Film Festival
. Screen Daily reported yesteday that the movie was
bought for $1.65 million in a deal brokered by William Morris’
Cassian Elwes
.

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