37th British Academy Film Awards

The 37th British Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 1984, honoured the best films of 1983.

37th British Academy Film Awards
Best FilmEducating Rita
Best ActorMichael Caine &
Dustin Hoffman
Educating Rita &
Best ActressJulie Walters
Educating Rita
Most awardsEducating Rita (3)
Most nominationsTootsie (10)

Winners and nomineesEdit

Bill Forsyth, Best Director winner
Dustin Hoffman, Best Actor co-winner
Michael Caine, Best Actor co-winner
Julie Walters, Best Actress winner
Jamie Lee Curtis, Best Supporting Actress winner
Phyllis Logan, Best Newcomer winner

Educating RitaLewis Gilbert

Bill ForsythLocal Hero

Dustin HoffmanTootsie as Michael Dorsey/Dorothy Michaels
Michael CaineEducating Rita as Professor Frank Bryant

Julie WaltersEducating Rita as Susan White

Denholm ElliottTrading Places as Coleman

Jamie Lee CurtisTrading Places as Ophelia

The King of ComedyPaul D. Zimmerman

Heat and DustRuth Prawer Jhabvala

Fanny and AlexanderSven Nykvist

La TraviataPiero Tosi

FlashdanceBud S. Smith and Walt Mulconery

Tootsie – Dorothy Pearl, George Masters, Romaina Ford and Allen Weisinger

Merry Christmas, Mr. LawrenceRyuichi Sakamoto

Best Original Song

"Up Where We Belong" (An Officer and a Gentleman) – Jack Nitzsche, Buffy Sainte-Marie and Will Jennings

La TraviataFranco Zeffirelli and Gianni Quaranta

WarGamesWillie D. Burton, Michael J. Kohut and William Manger

Return of the JediRichard Edlund, Dennis Muren, Ken Ralston and Kit West

Phyllis LoganAnother Time, Another Place as Janie

Schindler – Jon Blair

  • Forty Minutes: Female Circumcision – Louise Panton
  • The Visit: Part 3: The Boy David – Alex McCall
  • Wildlife On One: Night Life – Dilys Breese

DantonMargaret Ménégoz, Barbara Pec-Slesicka and Andrzej Wajda

Henry's CatBob Godfrey

Goodie Two ShoesIan Emes


Films that received multiple nominations
Nominations Film
9 Tootsie
8 Heat and Dust
7 Local Hero
6 Educating Rita
5 The King of Comedy
4 Flashdance
La Traviata
Return of the Jedi
3 Fanny and Alexander
Trading Places
2 Another Time, Another Place
The Honorary Consul
An Officer and a Gentleman
Sophie's Choice
Films that received multiple awards
Awards Film
3 Educating Rita
2 La Traviata
Trading Places

See alsoEdit