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61st British Academy Film Awards

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Date  10 February 2008
Best Film  Atonement
Hosted by  Jonathan Ross
Best British Film  This Is England
61st British Academy Film Awards

Site  Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London
Best Actor  Daniel Day-Lewis There Will Be Blood

The 61st British Academy Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, took place on 10 February 2008 and honoured the best films of 2007.


Atonement won Best Film, while Coen brothers, Joel and Ethan, won Best Director for No Country for Old Men, which also went on to win Best Cinematography and Best Supporting Actor for Javier Bardem. Daniel Day-Lewis won Best Actor for There Will Be Blood, Marion Cotillard won Best Actress for La Vie en Rose (La môme), and Tilda Swinton won Best Supporting Actress for Michael Clayton. This Is England, directed by Shane Meadows, was voted Outstanding British Film of 2007.

BAFTA Fellowship

Anthony Hopkins

Awards breakdown

Most wins
  • 4 La Vie en Rose (La môme)
  • 3 No Country for Old Men
  • 2 Atonement and The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Most nominations
  • 5 American Gangster
  • 4 Elizabeth: The Golden Age
  • 3 The Kite Runner
  • 2 Eastern Promises, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Lust, Caution (Se, jie), and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
  • References

    61st British Academy Film Awards Wikipedia