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Irish-made film The Favourite sweeps BAFTA nominations with 12 nods

Extra.ie logo Extra.ie 11/01/2019 Eva Hall
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Irish co-produced film The Favourite leads this year’s BAFTA nominations, receiving 12 in total.

The period piece, co-produced by Ireland’s Element Pictures with director Yorgos Lanthimos, is nominated in the Best Film, Original Screenplay, Best Director, Outstanding British Film, Original Screenplay, Cinematography, Production Design, Costume Design, Make Up & Hair and Editing categories.

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Actress Olivia Colman is nominated for Leading Actress for her role as Queen Anne. Colman took home the Golden Globe for the role last week.

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Her co-stars Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone are both nominated for Supporting Actress for their roles as Lady Sarah and Abigail respectively.

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Musical films A Star Is Born and Bohemian Rhapsody — a big winner at last week’s Golden Globes — both earned seven nominations, as did First Man and Roma.

Irish actors Jessie Buckley and Barry Keoghan are both up the Rising Star Award. Buckley was recently the star of thriller Beast, while Keoghan was last seen in American Animals. The likes of Jack O’Connell and Will Poulter are previous recipients of the Rising Star.

Joanna Lumley will present this year’s BAFTAs on February 10.

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See below for a gallery of this year’s Golden Globes red carpet

The full list of BAFTA nominations are:

Best Film

BlacKkKlansman

The Favourite

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Green Book

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Roma

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A Star Is Born

Outstanding British Film

Beast

Bohemian Rhapsody

The Favourite

McQueen

Stan And Ollie

You Were Never Really Here

Best Director

Spike Lee – BlacKkKlansman

Pawel Pawlikowski – Cold War

Yorgos Lanthimos – The Favourite

Bradley Cooper – A Star Is Born

Alfonso Cuaron – Roma

Documentary

Free Solo

McQueen

RBG

They Shall Not Grow Old

Three Identical Strangers

Animated Film

Incredibles 2

Isle Of Dogs

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

Original Screenplay

Cold War – Janusz Glowacki and Pawel Pawlikowski

The Favourite – Deborah Davis and Tony McNamara

Green Book – Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly and Nick Vallelonga

Roma – Alfonso Cuaron

Vice – Adam McKay

Leading Actress

Olivia Colman – The Favourite

Glenn Close – The Wife

Lady Gaga – A Star Is Born

Melissa McCarthy – Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Viola Davis – Widows

Leading Actor

Bradley Cooper – A Star Is Born

Christian Bale – Vice

Rami Malek – Bohemian Rhapsody

Steve Coogan – Stan And Ollie

Viggo Mortensen – Green Book

Supporting Actress

Amy Adams – Vice

Claire Foy – First Man

Emma Stone – The Favourite

Rachel Weisz – The Favourite

Margot Robbie – Mary Queen of Scots

Supporting Actor

Adam Driver – BlacKkKlansman

Mahershala Ali – Green Book

Richard E Grant – Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Sam Rockwell – Vice

Timothee Chalamet – Beautiful Boy

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