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56th British Academy Film Awards

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Date  23 February 2003
Hosted by  Stephen Fry
Best British Film  The Warrior
Site  Odeon Leicester Square
Best Film  The Pianist
56th British Academy Film Awards
Best Actor  Daniel Day-Lewis Gangs of New York

The 56th British Academy Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, took place on 23 February 2003 and honoured the best films of 2002.

The Pianist won Best Film and Best Director for Roman Polanski. Daniel Day-Lewis won Best Actor for Gangs of New York and Nicole Kidman won Best Actress for The Hours. Christopher Walken won Best Supporting Actor for Catch Me If You Can and Catherine Zeta-Jones won Best Supporting Actress for Chicago. The Warrior, directed by Asif Kapadia, was voted Outstanding British Film of 2002.

Award breakdown

Most wins
  • 2 Chicago, The Hours, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, The Pianist, Road to Perdition, and Talk to Her (Hable con ella)
  • Most nominations
  • 3 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  • 2 About a Boy, Dirty Pretty Things, The Magdalene Sisters, and Y Tu Mamá También (And Your Mother Too)
  • References

    56th British Academy Film Awards Wikipedia