Rufus Norris’ ‘Broken’ Takes Best Film Prize At British Independent Film Awards

Rufus Norris’ Broken led the pack of nominees going into the British Independent Film Awards ceremony tonight, but it was Peter Strickland’s Berberian Sound Studio which won the most prizes. Norris’ coming of age tale that debuted in Cannes’ Critics’ Week last year was named Best British Film and also scooped the Best Supporting Actor prize for Rory Kinnear. Best Director went to Strickland for horror pic Berberian Sound Studio for which Toby Jones was also named Best Actor. The movie won four prizes in total, also nabbing kudos for Best Achievement in Production and Best Technical Achievement. Best Actress went to Andrea Riseborough for Shadow Dancer and Olivia Colman scored her second BIFA in a row for her supporting turn in Hyde Park On Hudson. (Colman was named Best Actress last year for Tyrannosaur.) Bart Layton’s The Imposter was named Best Documentary. A full list of winners follows: (more…)

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