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“King’s Speech” cleans up at British Indie Film Awards

By Sean O’Connell
Hollywoodnews.com: David Fincher’s “The Social Network” won big with the National Board of Review a few days back. Tonight, it was time for Tom Hooper’s “The King’s Speech” to re-exert its pre-Oscar muscle.

The British drama collected five key wins at the 2010 British Independent Film Awards, which were handed out Sunday evening in London. “Speech” grabbed Best British Independent Film, Best Screenplay, Best Actor (Colin Firth), Best Supporting Actress (Helena Bonham Carter) and Best Supporting Actor (Geoffrey Rush).

A full list of the evening’s winners:

Best British Independent Film: “The King’s Speech”
Best Foreign Independent Film: “A Prophet”
Best Director: Gareth Edwards, “Monsters”
Best Actress: Carey Mulligan, “Never Let Me Go”
Best Actor: Colin Firth, “The King’s Speech”
Best Supporting Actress: Helena Bonham Carter, “The King’s Speech”
Best Supporting Actor: Geoffrey Rush, “The King’s Speech”
Best Screenplay: David Seidler, “The King’s Speech”
Douglas Hickox Debut Director Award: Clio Barnard, “The Arbor”
Most Promising Newcomer: Joanne Froggatt, “In Our Name”
Best Documentary: “Enemies of the People”
Raindance Award: “Son of Babylon”
Best Achievement in Production: “Monsters”
Best Technical Achievement: “Monsters,” Visual Effects – Gareth Edwards
Best British Short: “Baby”
Special Jury Prize: “Jenne Casarotto”
Richard Harris Award: Helena Bonham Carter
Variety Award: Liam Neeson

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About Sean O'Connell

Sean O'Connell is a nationally recognized film critic. His reviews have been published in print ('The Washington Post,' 'USA Today') and online (AMC FilmCritic.com, MSN's Citysearch) since 1996. He's a weekly contributor to several national radio programs. He is a longstanding member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA), the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS), and the Southeastern Film Critics View all articles by Sean O'Connell Association (SEFCA).

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