Bafta Spotlight

Date: 15 February 2023Category: Programming Guides
With filmmakers and stars about to light up London's Southbank Centre for the 76th annual BAFTAs, we thought we’d spotlight some previous winners of the golden trophy, available screen through our Booking Scheme: Beast (Dir. Michael Pearce) Winner of Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer in 2018, Michael Pearce’s captivating psychological thriller also heraldad the arrival of a major new star in Jessie Buckley’s breakout performance as a troubled woman living in an isolated community, who finds herself attracted to a secretive outsider suspected of a series of brutal murders. Book now. Drive My Car (Dir. Ryusuke Hamaguchi) Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s widely acclaimed modern masterpiece took home the Best Film Not in the English Language after a rapturous reception at prestigious Cannes Film Festival. Based on the Haruki Murakami short story, Drive My Car follows an aging, widowed actor who, despite his initial misgivings, goes on to form a surprising relationship with his new chauffeur. Book now. Minari (Dir. Lee Isaac Chung) Youn Yuh-jung won the BAFTA for Best Supporting Actress for her hilarious and heartbreaking turn as the loving Grandmother of the Yi family, who have moved from Korea to rural Arkansas in search of their own American dream in Lee Isaac Chung’s intimate family drama Minari. Book now. Rocks (Dir. Sarah Gavron) Nominated for six BAFTA awards, Sarah Gavron’s Rocks walked home with the award for Best Casting for its brilliant, first time cast. This immediate British classic follows a determined teenage girl struggles to take care of herself and her younger brother after her mother's abrupt departure. Book now.  
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