Limbo, Focus Features’ darkly comedian refugee drama that landed a Cannes 2020 badge, has emerged with essentially the most variety of 2021 BAFTA Scotland awards nominations.
Unveiled on Wednesday, they noticed Ben Sharrock’s sophomore characteristic come away 5 nominations, together with for greatest film, greatest actor for each Amir El-Masry and Vikash Bhai, greatest director and greatest author film/TV. Sharrock, El-Masry, Bhai and producer Irune Gurtabai are all first-time nominees.
In the director class, Sharrock goes up towards Kevin Macdonald, nominated for The Mauritanian (including to the 5 BAFTA nominations it acquired earlier this 12 months), and Eva Riley for Perfect 10.
Elsewhere, Tilda Swinton was nominated for greatest actress film for The Personal History of David Copperfield, Jack Lowden landed an actor tv nomination for Small Axe (he appeared within the anthology’s Mangrove film) alongside James McAvoy (nominated for pandemic household drama Together), and Kelly Macdonald was nominated for greatest actress tv for her position within the hit collection Line of Duty.
The nominations for this 12 months’s BAFTA Scotland Awards “but once more spotlight the outstanding degree of expertise and creativity within the film, recreation and tv industries inside Scotland,” stated BAFTA Scotland director Jude MacLaverty.
The BAFTA Scotland awards can be introduced at a digital ceremony on Nov. 20.