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The 75th BAFTA Film Awards

The 75th BAFTA Film Awards

The nominees for the 75th BAFTA Film Awards were announced Thursday 3rd February 2022, with the British Academy of Film and Television Arts revealing their selections for the best of film from 2021. Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi epic Dune (2020) led the pack with 11 nominations, including Best Film and Adapted Screenplay. Jane Campion’s slow-fire western The Power of the Dog (2021) received eight nominations, including acting nods for Benedict Cumberbatch, Jesse Plemons and Cody Schmidt-McPhee, and Kenneth Branagh’s semi-autobiographical Belfast received six nominations. 2022 is also a good year for the recognition of British talent. Smaller films like After Love (2020) and Boiling Point (2021) both received four nominations, including recognition in the Best Film and Outstanding British Film categories. While Rebecca Hall’s debut feature Passing (2021), about two friends whose lives are very different in 1920s New York, also received four nominations.

Here are the nominations for the BAFTA Film Awards.


Best Film:


Don’t Look Up

Dune Licorice Pizza

The Power Of The Dog



After Love, Aleem Khan

Drive My Car, Ryûsuke Hamaguchi

Happening, Audrey Diwan

Licorice Pizza, Paul Thomas Anderson

The Power Of The Dog, Jane Campion

Titane, Julia Ducournau



Becoming Cousteau



The Rescue

Summer Of Soul (Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised)



Dune, Greig Fraser

Nightmare Alley, Dan Laustsen

No Time To Die, Linus Sandgren

The Power Of The Dog, Ari Wegner

The Tragedy Of Macbeth, Bruno Delbonnel

Written for The Film Dispatch by Kanghui Gao.


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