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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, honoured 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; went 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

Best Actress

Annette Bening - American Beauty

Best Cinematography

American Beauty

Best Costume Design

Sleepy Hollow

Best Director

Pedro Almodóvar - All About My Mother (Todo sobre mi madre)

Best Editing

American Beauty

Best Film

American Beauty

Best Film - British

East Is East

Best Film - Not in the English Language

All About My Mother (Todo sobre mi madre)

Best Film Music

"American Beauty" - Thomas Newman

Best Makeup & Hair


Best Production Design

Sleepy Hollow

Best Screenplay - Adapted

The End of the Affair - Neil Jordan

Best Screenplay - Original

Being John Malkovich - Charlie Kaufman

Best Sound

The Matrix

Best Supporting Actor

Jude Law - The Talented Mr. Ripley

Best Supporting Actress

Maggie Smith - Tea with Mussolini

Best Visual Effects

The Matrix

Awards breakdown


Losers (minimum two nominations)


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