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iW NEWS | “Control” Leads British Independent Film Award Nominations

iW NEWS | "Control" Leads British Independent Film Award Nominations

Anton Corbijn‘s “Control” led the nominations of the 10th annual British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs) with a record ten, including best director, best screenplay and acting nods for Sam Riley, Samantha Morton and Toby Kebbell. Other multiple nominated films included Anand Tucker‘s “And When Did You Last See Your Father?” with seven, David Mackenzie‘s “Hallam Foe” with six and David Cronenberg‘s “Eastern Promises” with five. All four mentioned films were nominated for Best British Independent Film alongside Richard Eyre‘s “Notes on a Scandal.” The nominees for Best Foreign Independent Film were “Black Book,” “La Vie en Rose,” “The Lives of Others,” “Once” and “Tell No One.” Ray Winstone was also announced as the recipient of the Richard Harris Award for Outstanding Contribution by an Actor. The winners will be announced November 28, 2007 at the Roundhouse in London. For a complete list of nominations, please visit the BIFA’s website. [Peter Knegt]

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