44th British Academy Film Awards

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44th British Academy Film Awards
Date 17 March 1991
Hosted by Noel Edmonds
Best Film Goodfellas
Best Actor Philippe Noiret
Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso)
Best Actress Jessica Tandy
Driving Miss Daisy
Most awards Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso) & Goodfellas (5)
Most nominations Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso) (11)

The 44th British Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 1991, honoured the best films of 1990.

Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas won the awards for Best Film, Director, Adapted Screenplay, Editing and Costume Design. Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso), directed by Giuseppe Tornatore, also won five awards, including Best Film not in the English Language, Actor (Philippe Noiret) and Supporting Actor (Salvatore Cascio).

Winners and nominees[edit]

Best Film[edit]


Best Actor[edit]

Philippe Noiret in Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso)

Best Actress[edit]

Jessica Tandy in Driving Miss Daisy

Best Actor in a Supporting Role[edit]

Salvatore Cascio in Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role[edit]

Whoopi Goldberg in Ghost

Best Direction[edit]

Goodfellas - Martin Scorsese

Best Original Screenplay[edit]

Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso) - Giuseppe Tornatore

Best Adapted Screenplay[edit]

Goodfellas - Martin Scorsese and Nicholas Pileggi

Best Cinematography[edit]

The Sheltering Sky - Vittorio Storaro

Best Costume Design[edit]

Goodfellas - Richard Bruno

Best Sound[edit]

The Fabulous Baker Boys - J. Paul Huntsman, Stephan von Hase, Chris Jenkins, Gary Alexander, and Doug Hemphill

Best Editing[edit]

Goodfellas - Thelma Schoonmaker

Best Special Visual Effects[edit]

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Best Original Film Score[edit]

Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso) - Ennio Morricone and Andrea Morricone

Best Short Film[edit]

Say Good-bye

Best Make Up Artist[edit]

Dick Tracy - John Caglione Jr. and Doug Drexler

Best Production Design[edit]

Dick Tracy - Richard Sylbert

Best Animated Film[edit]


Best Film not in the English Language[edit]

Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso)

Academy Fellowship[edit]

Paul Fox

Deborah Kerr