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The 43rd British Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 1990, honoured the best films of 1989.

43rd British Academy Film Awards
Date11 March 1990
SiteSECC, Glasgow
Hosted byMagnus Magnusson
Sally Magnusson
Best FilmDead Poets Society
Best ActorDaniel Day-Lewis
My Left Foot
Best ActressPauline Collins
Shirley Valentine
Most awardsMississippi Burning (3)
Most nominationsDangerous Liaisons (10)

Peter Weir's Dead Poets Society won the award for Best Film.


Winners and nomineesEdit

Best FilmEdit

Dead Poets Society

Best ActorEdit

Daniel Day-Lewis in My Left Foot

Best ActressEdit

Pauline Collins in Shirley Valentine

Best Actor in a Supporting RoleEdit

Ray McAnally in My Left Foot

Best Actress in a Supporting RoleEdit

Michelle Pfeiffer in Dangerous Liaisons

Best DirectionEdit

Henry V - Kenneth Branagh

Best Original ScreenplayEdit

When Harry Met Sally... - Nora Ephron

Best Adapted ScreenplayEdit

Dangerous Liaisons - Christopher Hampton

Best Film not in the English LanguageEdit

Life and Nothing But

Best Animated FeatureEdit

A Grand Day Out with Wallace and Gromit

Best CinematographyEdit

Mississippi Burning - Peter Biziou

Best EditingEdit

Mississippi Burning - Gerry Hambling

Best Original ScoreEdit

Dead Poets Society - Maurice Jarre

Best Production DesignEdit

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen - Dante Ferretti

Best Makeup and HairEdit

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen - Maggie Weston, Fabrizio Sforza

Best SoundEdit

Mississippi Burning

Best Visual EffectsEdit

Back to the Future Part II

Best Costume DesignEdit

The Adventures of Baron Munchausen - Gabriella Pescucci

Academy FellowshipEdit

Alec Guinness


"BAFTA Awards – Film in 1990". British Academy of Film and Television Arts. Retrieved January 23, 2014.