49th British Academy Film Awards

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49th British Academy Film Awards
Date April 23, 1996
Highlights
Best Film Sense and Sensibility
Best British Film The Madness of
King George
Best Actor Nigel Hawthorne
The Madness of King George
Best Actress Emma Thompson
Sense and Sensibility
Most awards Braveheart,
The Madness of King George, The Postman, and Sense and Sensibility (3)
Most nominations The Madness of King George (14)
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The 49th British Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts on 23 April 1996, honoured the best films of 1995.

Ang Lee's Sense and Sensibility won the award for Best Film. Sense and Sensibility also won awards for Best Actress (Emma Thompson) and Supporting Actress (Kate Winslet). Il postino (The Postman) of director Michael Radford won the awards for Best Film not in the English Language, Director and Film Music. Nigel Hawthorne was voted Best Actor in a Leading Role for his role in The Madness of King George. The same film was voted Best British Film of the Year. Tim Roth won the award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as "Archibald Cunningham" in Rob Roy.

Winners and nominees[edit]

Best Actor[edit]

Nigel Hawthorne - The Madness of King George

Best Actress[edit]

Emma Thompson - Sense and Sensibility

Best Cinematography[edit]

Braveheart - John Toll

Best Costume Design[edit]

Braveheart

Best Director[edit]

Michael Radford - The Postman (Il postino)

Best Editing[edit]

The Usual Suspects

Best Film[edit]

Sense and Sensibility

Best Film - British[edit]

The Madness of King George

Best Foreign Language Film[edit]

The Postman (Il postino)Italy

Best Makeup and Hair[edit]

The Madness of King George

Best Music[edit]

The Postman (Il postino) - Luis Enríquez Bacalov

Best Production Design[edit]

Apollo 13

Best Screenplay - Adapted[edit]

Trainspotting - John Hodge

Best Screenplay - Original[edit]

The Usual Suspects - Christopher McQuarrie

Best Sound[edit]

Braveheart

Best Special Effects[edit]

Apollo 13

Best Supporting Actor[edit]

Tim Roth - Rob Roy

Best Supporting Actress[edit]

Kate Winslet - Sense and Sensibility

Awards breakdown[edit]

Winners

Losers

References[edit]