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'Metro Manila' Leads British Independent Film Awards

Photo of Peter Knegt By Peter Knegt | Indiewire December 8, 2013 at 5:30PM

Sean Ellis's "Metro Manila" led the winners of the British Independent Film Awards, with a prize haul that included best film and best director.
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'Metro Manila'
'Metro Manila'

Sean Ellis's "Metro Manila" led the winners of the British Independent Film Awards, with a prize haul that included best film and best director. James McAvoy ("Filth"), Lindsay Luncan ("Le Week-End"), Imogen Poots ("The Look of Love") and Ben Mendelsohn ("Starred Up") won the acting prizes.

Full list of winners:

BEST BRITISH INDEPENDENT FILM
Metro Manila

BEST DIRECTOR
Sean Ellis – Metro Manila

THE DOUGLAS HICKOX AWARD [BEST DEBUT DIRECTOR]
Paul Wright – For Those In Peril

BEST SCREENPLAY
Steven Knight – Locke

BEST ACTRESS
Lindsay Duncan – Le Week-End

BEST ACTOR
James McAvoy – Filth

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Imogen Poots – The Look Of Love

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Ben Mendelsohn – Starred Up

BEST DOCUMENTARY
Pussy Riot – A Punk Prayer

BEST ACHIEVEMENT IN PRODUCTION
Metro Manila

BEST TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT
Amy Hubbard – Casting – The Selfish Giant

SPECIAL JURY PRIZE
Sixteen Films & Friends (aka Team Loach)

BEST BRITISH SHORT
Z1

MOST PROMISING NEWCOMER
Chloe Pirrie – Shell

THE RAINDANCE AWARD
The Machine

BEST INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM
Blue Is The Warmest Color


This article is related to: Awards Season Roundup, British Independent Film Awards, Metro Manila