Ir­ish in­fil­trate Bri­tish film awards

The Irish Times - Friday - The Ticket - - REEL NEWS -

There was success for Ir­ish films and tal­ent at the Evening Stan­dard Bri­tish Film Awards on Mon­day. (Let’s just slip qui­etly past the word “Bri­tish” and move on, shall we?) The most-wel­come sur­prise saw Mal­colm Camp­bell win­ning the best screen­play award for What

Richard Did. Lenny Abra­ham­son’s film re­cently opened to raves in the UK and is up for 10 Ifta stat­uettes on Satur­day night. Sea­mus McGar­vey, a lion of Ar­magh, won best cine­matog­ra­phy for his work on Anna Karen­ina. It was also heart­warm­ing to see An­drea Rise­bor­ough race ahead of chal­lengers such as

Anna Karen­ina’s Keira Knight­ley and grab the best ac­tress prize for her turn in

Shadow Dancer. James Marsh’s fine North­ern Ir­ish thriller never quite at­tracted the at­ten­tion it de­served.

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