For Sama, a documentary about a immature mother’s knowledge of a Syrian polite war, has won a tip esteem during a British Independent Film Awards.
For Sama picked adult 4 Bifas including best British eccentric film.
The cinema it kick to that esteem enclosed Armando Ianucci’s Charles Dickens-inspired film The Personal History of David Copperfield.
Ianucci’s film, that stars Dev Patel, won 5 Bifas including best ancillary actor for Hugh Laurie.
Speaking during Sunday’s ceremony, Patel, who was nominated for best actor, pronounced a film attention was during a “beginning of a movement” per colour-blind casting.
“I consider smashing things are happening,” he said. “The fact that we get to be in a film like this is amazing.”
He was beaten to a best actor endowment by Only You’s Josh O’Connor, who can now be seen personification Prince Charles in Netflix’s The Crown.
Elsewhere during a London event, Renée Zellweger won best singer for her description of Judy Garland in Judy.
Waad al-Kateab and Edwards Watts were jointly awarded best executive for For Sama. Al-Kateab shot a footage in Aleppo, where her daughter Sama was innate in 2016 and where her father is a doctor.
The Independent described a documentary as “one of a many profoundly insinuate depictions of a Syrian dispute ever put to film”, while The Guardian pronounced it was “profoundly relocating and unignorable”.
Bifa winners 2019
- Best British eccentric film – For Sama
- Best singer -Renee Zellweger (Judy)
- Best actor – Josh O’Connor (Only You)
- Best ancillary singer – Ruthxjiah Bellenea (The Last Tree)
- Best ancillary actor – Hugh Laurie (The Personal History of David Copperfield)
- Best executive – Waad al-Kateab, Edward Watts (For Sama)
- Best screenplay – Armando Iannucci and Simon Blackwell for The Personal History of David Copperfield
- Most earnest visitor – Sam Adewunmi (The Last Tree)
- The Richard Harris Award for superb grant by an actor to British film – Kristin Scott Thomas
- Special jury esteem – Amanda Nevill
- The Douglas Hickox Award (debut director) – Harry Wootliff (Only You)
- Debut screenwriter – Emma Jane Unsworth (Animals)
- Breakthrough writer – Kate Byers, Linn Waite (Bait)
- The Raindance Discovery Award – Children Of The Snow Land (Zara Balfour, Marcus Stephenson, Mark Hakansson)
- Best casting – Sarah Crowe (The Personal History of David Copperfield)
- Best cinematography – Benjamin Kracun (Beats)
- Best dress pattern – Suzie Harman, Robert Worley (The Personal History of David Copperfield)
- Best documentary – For Sama
- Best modifying – Chloe Lambourne, Simon McMahon (For Sama)
- Best effects – Howard Jones (A Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon)
- Best make-up and hair pattern – Jeremy Woodhead (Judy)
- Best Music – Jack Arnold (Wild Rose)
- Best prolongation pattern – Cristina Casali (The Personal History of David Copperfield)
- Best sound – David Bowtle-Mcmillan, Joakim Sundstrom, Robert Farr (Beats)
- Best British brief film – Anna
- Best general eccentric film – Parasite
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