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59th British Academy Film Awards

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Date  19 February 2006
Best Film  Brokeback Mountain
Hosted by  Stephen Fry
59th British Academy Film Awards
Site  Odeon Leicester Square, London
Best British Film  Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Best Actor  Philip Seymour Hoffman Capote

The 59th British Academy Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, took place on 19 February 2006 and honoured the best films of 2005.

Brokeback Mountain won Best Film, Best Director for Ang Lee, Best Supporting Actor for Jake Gyllenhaal, and Best Adapted Screenplay. Philip Seymour Hoffman won Best Actor for Capote and Reese Witherspoon won Best Actress for Walk the Line. The Constant Gardener had the most nominations with 10, but only received one award; Claire Simpson for Best Editing. Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, directed by Nick Park and Steve Box, was voted Outstanding British Film of 2005.

Awards breakdown

Most wins
  • 4 Brokeback Mountain
  • 3 Memoirs of a Geisha
  • 2 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Crash, and Walk the Line
  • Most nominations
  • 6 Good Night, and Good Luck.
  • 4 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Mrs Henderson Presents
  • 3 Batman Begins
  • 2 March of the Penguins (La marche de l'empereur) and North Country
  • References

    59th British Academy Film Awards Wikipedia


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