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The 45th British Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 1992, honoured the best films of 1991.

45th British Academy Film Awards
Date22 March 1992
Highlights
Best FilmThe Commitments
Best ActorAnthony Hopkins
The Silence of the Lambs
Best ActressJodie Foster
The Silence of the Lambs
Most awardsThe Commitments & Cyrano de Bergerac (4)
Most nominationsDances with Wolves & The Silence of
the Lambs
(9)

Alan Parker's The Commitments won the awards for Best Film, Director, Adapted Screenplay and Editing. The Silence of the Lambs won the awards for Best Actor (Anthony Hopkins) and Actress (Jodie Foster). It went on to win the same Academy Awards. Alan Rickman was voted Best Actor in a Supporting Role for his work in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves. Kate Nelligan (Frankie and Johnny) won the award for Best Supporting Actress.

Contents

Winners and nomineesEdit

Best ActorEdit

Anthony Hopkins in The Silence of the Lambs

Best ActressEdit

Jodie Foster in The Silence of the Lambs

Best FilmEdit

The Commitments

Best DirectionEdit

The Commitments - Alan Parker

Best Actor in a Supporting RoleEdit

Alan Rickman in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Best Actress in a Supporting RoleEdit

Kate Nelligan in Frankie and Johnny

Best CinematographyEdit

Cyrano de Bergerac - Pierre Lhomme

Best Costume DesignEdit

Cyrano de Bergerac - Franca Squarciapino

Best EditingEdit

The Commitments - Gerry Hambling

Best Film Not in the English LanguageEdit

The Nasty Girl

Best MakeupEdit

Cyrano de Bergerac - Jean-Pierre Eychenne, Michele Burke

Best Original ScoreEdit

Cyrano de Bergerac - Jean-Claude Petit

Best Production DesignEdit

Edward Scissorhands - Bo Welch

Best Adapted ScreenplayEdit

The Commitments - Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais and Roddy Doyle

Best Original ScreenplayEdit

Truly, Madly, Deeply - Anthony Minghella

Best SoundEdit

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Best Visual EffectsEdit

Terminator 2: Judgment Day

Academy FellowshipEdit

John Gielgud

David Plowright

Award breakdownEdit

Winners

Nominees