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The 25th British Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 1972, honoured the best films of 1971.

25th British Academy Film Awards
Best FilmSunday Bloody Sunday
Best ActorPeter Finch
Sunday Bloody Sunday
Best ActressGlenda Jackson
Sunday Bloody Sunday
Most awardsSunday Bloody Sunday (5)
Most nominationsThe Go-Between (12)


Winners and nomineesEdit

Best FilmEdit

Sunday Bloody Sunday

Best ActorEdit

Peter Finch in Sunday Bloody Sunday

Best ActressEdit

Glenda Jackson in Sunday Bloody Sunday

Best Supporting ActorEdit

Edward Fox in The Go-Between

Best Supporting ActressEdit

Margaret Leighton in The Go-Between

Best DirectionEdit

John Schlesinger for Sunday Bloody Sunday

Best ScreenplayEdit

The Go-Between - Harold Pinter

Best CinematographyEdit

Death in VenicePasqualino De Santis

Best SoundEdit

Death in Venice – Vittorio Trentino and Giuseppe Muratori

Best MusicEdit

Summer of '42Michel Legrand

Best Production DesignEdit

Death in Venice (Morte a Venezia)Ferdinando Scarfiotti

Best Costume DesignEdit

Best EditingEdit

Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film RolesEdit