LES MIS Earns 9 BAFTA Noms Including 'Best Picture'
The full list of nominations has been announced for the British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) which will take place on Sunday February 10th at London's Royal Opera House. In the category for Best Picture the nominees are Les Miserables, Argo, Life of Pi. Lincoln, and Zero Dark Thirty.
Django Unchained director Quentin Tarantino was nominated for Best Director along with Michael Haneke, director of Amour. Surprisingly, Lincoln's Steven Spielberg and Les Mis helmer Tom Hooper were not nominated in the category.
The nominees are as follows:
OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM
OUTSTANDING DEBUT BY A BRITISH WRITER, DIRECTOR OR PRODUCER
BART LAYTON (Director), DIMITRI DOGANIS (Producer) The Imposter
David Morris (Director), JACQUI MORRIS (Director/Producer) McCullin
DEXTER FLETCHER (Director/Writer), DANNY KING (Writer) Wild Bill
JAMES BOBIN (Director) The Muppets
TINA GHARAVI (Director/Writer) I Am Nasrine
FILM NOT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
Amour Michael Haneke, Margaret Ménégoz