1997 British Academy of Film and Television Awards
The BAFTA Awards, the British equivalent of our Oscar and Emmy awards (combined into one ceremony), were presented April 29, 1997 at the Royal Albert Hall in London. These are the film awards.
|Film||The English Patient|
|British Film of the Year||Secrets and Lies|
|Actor||Geoffrey Rush, Shine|
|Actress||Brenda Blethyn, Secrets and Lies|
|Supporting Actor||Paul Scofield, The Crucible|
|Supporting Actress||Juliette Binoche, The English Patient|
|Direction||Joel Coen, Fargo|
|Original Screenplay||Mike Leigh, Secrets and Lies|
|Adapted Screenplay||Anthony Minghella, The English Patient|
|Foreign Film||Ridicule, France|
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