40th British Academy Film Awards

The 40th British Academy Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 1987, honoured the best films of 1986.

40th British Academy Film Awards
Date22 March 1987
Hosted byRonnie Corbett
Ronnie Barker
Best FilmA Room with a View
Best ActorBob Hoskins
Mona Lisa
Best ActressMaggie Smith
A Room with a View
Most awardsA Room with a View (5)
Most nominationsA Room with a View (14)

James Ivory's A Room with a View won the awards for Best Film, Actress, Supporting Actress, Production Design and Costume Design. Hannah and Her Sisters, directed by Woody Allen, won two awards: Best Director and Best Screenplay-Original.

Winners and nominees edit

Fellowship Award edit

Federico Fellini

Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema Award edit

Film Production Executives

A Room with a ViewIsmail Merchant and James Ivory

Woody AllenHannah and Her Sisters

Bob HoskinsMona Lisa as George

Maggie SmithA Room with a View as Charlotte Bartlett

Ray McAnallyThe Mission as Cardinal Altamirano

Judi DenchA Room with a View as Eleanor Lavish

Hannah and Her SistersWoody Allen

Out of AfricaKurt Luedtke

Out of AfricaDavid Watkin

A Room with a ViewJenny Beavan and John Bright

The MissionJim Clark

Ran – Shohichiro Meda, Tameyuki Aimi, Chihako Naito and Noriko Takamizawa

The MissionEnnio Morricone

A Room with a ViewGianni Quaranta and Brian Ackland-Snow

Out of Africa – Tom McCarthy Jr., Peter Handford and Chris Jenkins

AliensRobert Skotak, Brian Johnson, John Richardson, Stan Winston and Suzanne M. Benson

ShoahClaude Lanzmann

  • British Cinema: Personal View A Turnip Head's Guide to the British CinemaAlan Parker
  • Equinox: Prisoner of Consciousness – John Dollar
  • Forty Minutes: The Fishing PartyPaul Watson
  • Omnibus: The Mission – Robin Laugh
  • Viewpoint 86: Afghanistan: The Agony of a NationSandy Gall

RanSerge Silberman, Masato Hara and Akira Kurosawa

SuperTed – David Edwards and Robin Lyons

La BouleSimon Shore

  • King's Christmas – Graham Dixon
  • Mohammed's DaughterSuri Krishnamma
  • Night Movie – Gur Heller

Statistics edit

Films that received multiple nominations
Nominations Film
14 A Room with a View
11 The Mission
8 Hannah and Her Sisters
7 Out of Africa
6 Mona Lisa
4 Aliens
2 Crocodile Dundee
Films that received multiple awards
Awards Film
5 A Room with a View
3 The Mission
Out of Africa
2 Hannah and Her Sisters

See also edit