Prejudice And Gardener Lead London Critics' Nominations
Period drama PRIDE AND PREJUDICE and thriller THE CONSTANT GARDENER are leading the nominations at next year's (06) London Film Critics' Circle Awards.
The adaptation of JANE AUSTEN's classic novel has received eight nods, including Best British Director for JOE WRIGHT, Best British Newcomer for Wright and MATTHEW MacFADYEN, Best British Actress In A Supporting Role for ROSAMUND PIKE and BRENDA BLETHYN, Best British Actor In A Supporting Role for TOM HOLLANDER, Best British Actress for KEIRA KNIGHTLEY and the Attenborough Award For Film Of The Year.
FERNANDO MEIRELLES' The Constant Gardener is up in seven categories, including Best Screenwriter, Best British Producer, Best British Actress for RACHEL WEISZ, Best British Actor for RALPH FIENNES, Best Director for Meirelles and the Attenborough award.
Los Angeles drama CRASH is up for five awards, while British comedy MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS picks up four nods at ceremony, which takes place in London's Dorchester Hotel on 8 February (05).
The winners are chosen by 100 reviewers who write for British newspapers and magazines.