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The 44th British Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 1991, honoured the best films of 1990.

44th British Academy Film Awards
Date17 March 1991
Hosted byNoel Edmonds
Highlights
Best FilmGoodfellas
Best ActorPhilippe Noiret
Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso)
Best ActressJessica Tandy
Driving Miss Daisy
Most awardsCinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso) & Goodfellas (5)
Most nominationsCinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso) (11)

Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas won the awards for Best Film, Director, Adapted Screenplay, Editing and Costume Design. Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso), directed by Giuseppe Tornatore, also won five awards, including Best Film not in the English Language, Actor (Philippe Noiret) and Supporting Actor (Salvatore Cascio).

Winners and nomineesEdit

Best FilmEdit

Goodfellas (Warner Home Video)

Best ActorEdit

Philippe Noiret in Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso) (Palace Video)

Best ActressEdit

Jessica Tandy in Driving Miss Daisy (Warner Home Video)

Best Actor in a Supporting RoleEdit

Salvatore Cascio in Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso) (Palace Video)

Best Actress in a Supporting RoleEdit

Whoopi Goldberg in Ghost (CIC Video)

Best DirectionEdit

Goodfellas (Warner Home Video) - Martin Scorsese

Best Original ScreenplayEdit

Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso) (Palace Video) - Giuseppe Tornatore

Best Adapted ScreenplayEdit

Goodfellas (Warner Home Video) - Martin Scorsese and Nicholas Pileggi

Best CinematographyEdit

The Sheltering Sky (CBS/Fox Video) - Vittorio Storaro

Best Costume DesignEdit

Goodfellas (Warner Home Video) - Richard Bruno

Best SoundEdit

The Fabulous Baker Boys (MGM/UA Video) - J. Paul Huntsman, Stephan von Hase, Chris Jenkins, Gary Alexander, and Doug Hemphill

Best EditingEdit

Goodfellas (Warner Home Video) - Thelma Schoonmaker

Best Special Visual EffectsEdit

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (Buena Vista Home Video)

Best Original Film ScoreEdit

Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso) (Palace Video) - Ennio Morricone and Andrea Morricone

Best Short FilmEdit

Say Good-bye

Best Make Up ArtistEdit

Dick Tracy (Buena Vista Home Video) - John Caglione Jr. and Doug Drexler

Best Production DesignEdit

Dick Tracy (Buena Vista Home Video) - Richard Sylbert

Best Animated FilmEdit

Toxic

Best Film not in the English LanguageEdit

Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso) (Palace Video)

Academy FellowshipEdit

Paul Fox

Deborah Kerr