‘The Favourite’ leads 2018 Bifa nominations

Yorgos Lanthimos comedy to compete against American Animals, Beast, Disobedience and You Were Never Really Here.The nominations for the 2018 British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs) were revealed today (October 31), with Yorgos Lanthimos’s The Favourite leading the field with 13 nominations.The historical comedy is up for best British independent film, best director and best screenplay.

Olivia Colman is nominated for best actress, and her co-stars Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz have both been nominated for best supporting actress.The Favourite will compete for best film against Bart Layton’s American Animals (11 nominations), Michael Pearce’s Beast (10 nominations), Sebastián Lelio

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