Winslet Gets Double Bafta Nod15 January 2009
Winslet Gets Double Bafta Nod
The Titanic star has been given the nod for her performances in Revolutionary Road and The Reader.
Winslet will go up against fellow Brit Kristin Scott Thomas for her role in I've Loved You Too Long, Angelina Jolie for Changeling, and Meryl Streep for Doubt.
British Director Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire - which scooped four Golden Globes this year (09) - has been nominated in eleven categories, including best film, best British film and best director.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button also received eleven nominations, with the film's star Brad Pitt up for best actor alongside Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire), Frank Langella (Frost/Nixon), Sean Penn (Milk), and Mickey Rourke (The Wrestler).
Pitt is also nominated in the best supporting actor category for Burn After Reading alongside the late Heath Ledger (The Dark Knight), Robert Downey Jnr. (Tropic Thunder), Brendan Gleeson (In Bruges) and Phillip Seymour Hoffman (Doubt).
The winners will be announced at a ceremony to be held at London's Royal Opera House on 8 February (09).
The main nominees are as follows:
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM:
Man On Wire
Waltz With Bashir
Clint Eastwood - Changeling
David Fincher - The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button
Ron Howard - Frost/Nixon
Stephen Daldry - The Reader
Danny Boyle - Slumdog Millionaire
Frank Langella - Frost/Nixon
Dev Patel - Slumdog Millionaire
Sean Penn - Milk
Brad Pitt - The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button
Mickey Rourke - The Wrestler
Angelina Jolie - Changeling
Kristin Scott Thomas - I've Loved You So Long
Meryl Streep - Doubt
Kate Winslet - The Reader
Kate Winslet - Revolutionary Road
Robert Downey Jr. Tropic Thunder
Brendan Gleeson In Bruges
Philip Seymour Hoffman Doubt
Heath Ledger The Dark Knight
Brad Pitt Burn After Reading
Amy Adams Doubt
Penélope Cruz Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Freida Pinto Slumdog Millionaire
Tilda Swinton Burn After Reading
Marisa Tomei The Wrestler
Burn After Reading - Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Changeling - J. Michael Straczynski
I've Loved You So Long - Philippe Claudel
In Bruges - Martin MCDonagh
Milk - Dustin Lance Black
The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button - Eric Roth
Frost/Nixon - Peter Morgan
The Reader - David Hare
Revolutionary Road - Justin Haythe
Slumdog Millionaire - Simon Beaufoy.
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