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The 46th British Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 1993, honoured the best films of 1992.

46th British Academy Film Awards
Hosted byGriff Rhys Jones
Best FilmHowards End
Best British FilmThe Crying Game
Best ActorRobert Downey Jr.
Best ActressEmma Thompson
Howards End
Most awardsStrictly Ballroom (3)
Most nominationsHowards End (11)

James Ivory's Howards End won the awards for Best Film and Best Actress (Emma Thompson). Robert Downey Jr. was voted Best Actor for his role in Chaplin. Best Supporting Actor and Actress were Gene Hackman (Unforgiven) and Miranda Richardson (Damage). Robert Altman won the award for Best Director for directing The Player.


Winners and nomineesEdit

Best FilmEdit

Howards End (Curzon Video)

Best Film not in the English LanguageEdit

Raise the Red Lantern (Da Hong Deng Long Gao Gao Gua)

Best DirectionEdit

The Player - Robert Altman

Best ActorEdit

Robert Downey Jr. in Chaplin

Best ActressEdit

Emma Thompson in Howards End

Best Actor in a Supporting RoleEdit

Gene Hackman in Unforgiven

Best Actress in a Supporting RoleEdit

Miranda Richardson in Damage

Alexander Korda Award for Best British FilmEdit

The Crying Game - Neil Jordan

Best Screenplay,OriginalEdit

Husbands and Wives - Woody Allen

Best Screenplay,AdaptedEdit

The Player - Michael Tolkin

Best CinematographyEdit

The Last of the Mohicans - Dante Spinotti

Best Costume DesignEdit

Strictly Ballroom - Catherine Martin

Best SoundEdit


Best EditingEdit

JFK - Joe Hutshing

Best Special EffectsEdit

Death Becomes Her

Best Original Film ScoreEdit

Strictly Ballroom - David Hirschfelder

Best Short Animated FilmEdit

Daumier's Law

Best Short FilmEdit


Best Make UpEdit

The Last of the Mohicans - Peter Robb-King

Best Production DesignEdit

Strictly Ballroom - Catherine Martin