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The 40th British 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
Highlights
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.

Contents

Winners and nomineesEdit

Best FilmEdit

A Room with a View

Best ActorEdit

Bob Hoskins - Mona Lisa

Best Actor in a Supporting RoleEdit

Ray McAnally - The Mission

Best ActressEdit

Maggie Smith - A Room with a View

Best Actress in a Supporting RoleEdit

Judi Dench - A Room with a View

Best DirectionEdit

Hannah and Her Sisters - Woody Allen

Best Screenplay - OriginalEdit

Hannah and Her Sisters - Woody Allen

Best Screenplay - AdaptedEdit

Out of Africa - Kurt Luedtke

Best CinematographyEdit

Out of Africa - David Watkin

Best Costume DesignEdit

A Room with a View - Jenny Beavan and John Bright

Best SoundEdit

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

Best EditingEdit

The Mission - Jim Clark

Best Special Visual EffectsEdit

Aliens - Robert Skotak, Brian Johnson, John Richardson and Stan Winston

Best ScoreEdit

The Mission - Ennio Morricone

Best Short FilmEdit

La Boule

Best Foreign Language FilmEdit

Ran

Best Makeup ArtistEdit

Ran - Chihako Naito, Noriko Takemizawa, Shohichiro Meda and Tameyuki Aimi

Best Production DesignEdit

A Room with a View - Gianni Quaranta and Brian Ackland-Snow

Academy FellowshipEdit

Steven Spielberg