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The King's Speech tops Baftas 2011 nominations list

Written by: By: Shekhar H Hooli
 
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Director Tom Hooper's historical movie The King's Speech, which stars Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter in the leads, has topped the Baftas 2011 nominations list with 14 nominations. It has been shortlisted in the categories like best film, outstanding British film, best director and best actor.

Earlier, The King's Speech was nominated in seven different categories in the Golden Globe awards 2011, but was successful in picking up just one award. Now, the movie has got highest number of nominations in the Baftas 2011 list followed by Black Swan in the second spot with 12 nods and Inception in the third place with nine nominations.


The following is the Baftas 2011 - nominations list:

Best Film

Black Swan
Inception
The King's Speech
The Social Network
True Grit

Outstanding British Film

127 Hours
Another Year
Four Lions
The King's Speech
Made in Dagenham

Outstanding debut by a British writer, director or producer

The Arbor - Clio Barnard (Director), Tracy O'Riordan (Producer)
Exit Through The Gift Shop - Banksy (Director), Jaimie D'Cruz (Producer)
Four Lions - Chris Morris (Director/Writer)
Monsters - Gareth Edwards (Director/Writer)
Skeletons - Nick Whitfield (Director/Writer)

Director

Danny Boyle (127 Hours)
Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan)
Christopher Nolan (Inception)
Tom Hooper (The King's Speech)
David Fincher (The Social Network)

Original Screenplay

Mark Heyman, Andres Heinz, John J. McLaughlin (Black Swan)
Scott Silver, Paul Tamasy, Eric Johnson, Keith Dorrington (The Fighter)
Christopher Nolan (Inception)
Lisa Cholodenko, Stuart Blumberg (The Kids Are All Right)
David Seidler (The King's Speech)

Adapted Screenplay

Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy (127 Hours)
Nikolaj Arcel, Rasmus Heisterberg (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo)
Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network)
John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich, Michael Arndt (Toy Story 3)
Ethan Coen, Joel Coen (True Grit)

Film Not In The English Language

Biutful
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
I Am Love
Of Gods And Men
The Secret In Their Eyes

Animated Film

Despicable Me
How To Train Your Dragon
Toy Story 3


Leading Actor

Javier Bardem (Biutiful)
Jeff Bridges (True Grit)
Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network)
Colin Firth (The King's Speech)
James Franco (127 Hours)

Leading Actress

Annette Bening (The Kids Are All Right)
Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit)
Julianne Moore (The Kids Are All Right)
Natalie Portman (Black Swan)
Noomi Rapace (The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo)

Supporting Actor

Christina Bale (The Fighter)
Andrew Garfield (The Social Network)
Geoffrey Rush (The King's Speech)
Mark Ruffalo (The Kids Are All Right)
Pete Postlethwaite (The Town)

Supporting Actress

Amy Adams (The Fighter)
Helena Bonham Carter (The King's Speech)
Barbara Hershey (Black Swan)
Lesley Manville (Another Year)
Miranda Richardson (Made In Dagenham)

Original Music

127 Hours
Alice In Wonderland
How To Train Your Dragon
Inception
The King's Speech

Cinematography

127 Hours
Black Swan
Inception
The King's Speech
True Grit

Editing

127 Hours
Black Swan
Inception
The King's Speech
The Social Network

Production Design

Alice In Wonderland
Black Swan
Inception
The King's Speech
True Grit

Costume Design

Alice In Wonderland
Black Swan
The King's Speech
Made In Dagenham
True Grit

Sound

127 Hours
Black Swan
Inception
The King's Speech
True Grit

Special Visual Effects

Alice In Wonderland
Black Swan
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 1
Inception
Toy Story 3

Make Up & Hair

Alice In Wonderland
Black Swan
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 1
The King's Speech
Made In Dagenham

Short Animation

The Eagleman Stag
Matter Fisher
Thursday

Short Film

The Orange Rising Star Award
Gemma Arterton
Andrew Garfield
Tom Hardy
Aaron Johnson
Emma Stone

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