‘Dune,’ ‘The Power Of The Dog’ lead BAFTAs:
Denis Ville Nouve’s sci-fi film Dune has been nominated in the most categories at the BAFTAs 2022, followed by Jane Champion’s The Power of the Dog at number two for nominations. British television personalities AJ O and Tom Allen announced the nominations.
Dune, based on the 1965 novel by author Frank Herbert, has received nominations in a total of 11 categories, including Best Film, Adapted Screenplay, Music, and eight other technical categories. Champion’s Power of the Dog has received nominations in eight categories.
Benedict Cumberbash, who played the lead role, received nominations in the Best Actor category, while his co-stars Jesse Plemons and Cody Smit-McPhee received nominations in the Best Supporting Actor category.
The period drama Belfast directed by Kenneth Branagh finished third in the nominations, winning six nominations in total, while Pon Thomas Anderson’s Liquorish Pizza, the James Bond film No Time to Die and the Steven Spielberg-directed musical drama West Side Story went to No. Nominations have been received in five categories each.
Dune, Adam Madd’s Don’t Look Up, Belfast, Liquorish Pizza, and The Power of the Dog received nominations in the Best Film category. Lady Gana (House of Gucci), Elna Haim (Liquorishpizza), Emilia Jones (Koda), Renataronsaw (The Worst Person in the World), Kanlan (After Love) and Tema Chompson (Passing) are nominated in the Best Actress category.