53rd British Academy Film Awards


53rd British Academy Film Awards

53rd BAFTA Awards
April 9, 2000----Best Film:
American Beauty----Best British Film:
"'East In East

The 53rd British Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts on 9 April, 2000, honored the best in film for 1999.

Sam Mendes's "American Beauty" won the award for Best Film (also won the Academy Award for Best Picture), Actor (Kevin Spacey; would go on to win the Academy Award) and Actress (Annette Bening), Cinematography, Editing and Film Music. Jude Law ("The Talented Mr. Ripley") and Maggie Smith ("Tea with Mussolini") won the awards for Best Supporting Actor and Actress. Pedro Almodóvar, director of "Todo sobre mi madre (All About My Mother)", won the BAFTA Film Award for Best Directing. "East Is East" was voted Best British Film.

Winners and nominees

Best Actor

"'Kevin Spacey - "American Beauty"
* Jim Broadbent - "Topsy-Turvy"
* Russell Crowe - "The Insider"
* Ralph Fiennes - "The End of the Affair"
* Om Puri - "East Is East"

Best Actress

"'Annette Bening - "American Beauty"
* Linda Bassett - "East Is East"
* Julianne Moore - "The End of the Affair"
* Emily Watson - "Angela's Ashes"

Best Cinematography

""'American Beauty "
* "Angela's Ashes"
* "The End of the Affair"
* "The Matrix"
* "The Talented Mr. Ripley"

Best Costume Design

""'Sleepy Hollow"
* "The End of the Affair"
* "An Ideal Husband"
* "Tea with Mussolini"

Best Director

"'Pedro Almodóvar - "All About My Mother (Todo sobre mi madre)"
* Neil Jordan - "The End of the Affair"
* Sam Mendes - "American Beauty"
* Anthony Minghella - "The Talented Mr. Ripley"
* M. Night Shyamalan - "The Sixth Sense"

Best Editing

""'American Beauty"
* "Being John Malkovich"
* "The Matrix"
* "The Sixth Sense"

Best Film

""'American Beauty"
* "East Is East"
* "The End of the Affair"
* "The Sixth Sense"
* "The Talented Mr. Ripley"

Best Film - British

""'East Is East"
* "Notting Hill"
* "Onegin"
* "Ratcatcher"
* "Topsy-Turvy"
* "Wonderland"

Best Film - Not in the English Language

""'All About My Mother (Todo sobre mi madre)"
* "Buena Vista Social Club"
* "The Celebration (Festen)"
* "Run Lola Run (Lola rennt)"

Best Film Music

'"American Beauty" - Thomas Newman
* "Buena Vista Social Club" - Ry Cooder and Nick Gold
* "The End of the Affair" - Michael Nyman
* "The Talented Mr. Ripley" - Gabriel Yared

Best Makeup & Hair

""'Topsy-Turvy"
* "American Beauty"
* "The End of the Affair"
* "An Ideal Husband"

Best Production Design

""'Sleepy Hollow"
* "American Beauty"
* "Angela's Ashes"
* "The End of the Affair"
* "The Matrix"

Best Screenplay - Adapted

""'The End of the Affair" - Neil Jordan
* "East Is East" - Ayub Khan-Din
* "An Ideal Husband" - Oliver Parker
* "The Talented Mr. Ripley" - Anthony Minghella

Best Screenplay - Original

""'Being John Malkovich" - Charlie Kaufman
* "American Beauty" - Alan Ball
* "The Sixth Sense" - M. Night Shyamalan
* "Todo sobre mi madre (All About My Mother)" - Pedro Almodóvar
* "Topsy-Turvy" - Mike Leigh

Best Sound

""'The Matrix"
* "American Beauty"
* "Buena Vista Social Club"
* ""

Best Supporting Actor

"'Jude Law - "The Talented Mr. Ripley"
* Wes Bentley - "American Beauty"
* Michael Caine - "The Cider House Rules"
* Rhys Ifans - "Notting Hill"
* Timothy Spall - "Topsy-Turvy"

Best Supporting Actress

"'Maggie Smith - "Tea with Mussolini"
* Thora Birch - "American Beauty"
* Cate Blanchett - "The Talented Mr. Ripley"
* Cameron Diaz - "Being John Malkovich"
* Mena Suvari - "American Beauty"

Best Visual Effects

""'The Matrix"
* "A Bug's Life"
* "The Mummy"
* "Sleepy Hollow"
* ""

Awards breakdown

Winners
* 6 / 14 "American Beauty": Best Film, Actor, Actress, Cinematography, Editing and Film Music
* 2 / 3 "Sleepy Hollow": Best Costume Design and Production Design
* 2 / 3 "Todo sobre mi madre (All About My Mother)": Best Director and Foreign Language Film
* 2 / 5 "The Matrix": Best Sound and Visual Effects
* 1 / 2 "Tea with Mussolini": Best Supporting Actress
* 1 / 3 "Being John Malkovich": Best Original Screenplay
* 1 / 5 "East Is East": Best British Film
* 1 / 5 "Topsy-Turvy": Best Makeup & Hair
* 1 / 7 "The Talented Mr. Ripley": Best Supporting Actor
* 1 / 10 "The End of the Affair": Best Adapted Screenplay

Losers (minimum two nominations)
* 0 / 2 "Notting Hill"
* 0 / 2 ""
* 0 / 3 "Angela's Ashes"
* 0 / 3 "An Ideal Husband"
* 0 / 4 "The Sixth Sense"


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