1997 British Academy of Film and Television Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

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.

FilmThe English Patient
British Film of the YearSecrets and Lies
ActorGeoffrey Rush, Shine
ActressBrenda Blethyn, Secrets and Lies
Supporting ActorPaul Scofield, The Crucible
Supporting ActressJuliette Binoche, The English Patient
DirectionJoel Coen, Fargo
Original ScreenplayMike Leigh, Secrets and Lies
Adapted ScreenplayAnthony Minghella, The English Patient
Foreign FilmRidicule, France
FellowshipsWoody Allen
Julie Christie

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