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iW NEWS | "Control" Leads British Indie Awards

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire November 29, 2007 at 3:3AM

The 10th British Independent Film Awards were given out at London's Roundhouse on Wednesday, with Anton Corbijn's "Control" taking home five awards, including nods for best film, best director, Toby Kebbell's supporting performance and "most promising newcomer" Sam Riley. Other notable winners included best actor Viggo Mortensen for his work in "Eastern Promises," best actress Judi Dench for "Notes on a Scandal," Patrick Marber's screenplay for "Notes," and "Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten" for best documentary. "The Lives of Others" was awarded best foreign independent film, while both Daniel Craig and Ray Winstone picked up previously announced honorary awards. [Peter Knegt]
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The 10th British Independent Film Awards were given out at London's Roundhouse on Wednesday, with Anton Corbijn's "Control" taking home five awards, including nods for best film, best director, Toby Kebbell's supporting performance and "most promising newcomer" Sam Riley. Other notable winners included best actor Viggo Mortensen for his work in "Eastern Promises," best actress Judi Dench for "Notes on a Scandal," Patrick Marber's screenplay for "Notes," and "Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten" for best documentary. "The Lives of Others" was awarded best foreign independent film, while both Daniel Craig and Ray Winstone picked up previously announced honorary awards. [Peter Knegt]