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The 8th British Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 1955, honored the best films of 1954.

8th British Academy Film Awards
Date10 March 1955
SiteOdeon Leicester Square
London, England
Best FilmLe Salaire de la peur
Best British FilmHobson's Choice
Most awardsThe Divided Heart (3)
Most nominationsCarrington V.C. (5)


Winners and nomineesEdit

Best FilmEdit

Le Salaire de la peur

Best British FilmEdit

Hobson's Choice

Best Foreign ActorEdit

Marlon Brando in On The Waterfront

Best British ActorEdit

Kenneth More in Doctor in the House

Best British ActressEdit

Yvonne Mitchell in The Divided Heart

Best Foreign ActressEdit

Cornell Borchers in The Divided Heart

Best British ScreenplayEdit

The Young Lovers - George Tabori and Robin Estridge

Best Documentary FilmEdit

Det Stora Ädventyret

Most Promising Newcomer To FilmEdit

David Kossoff in The Young Lovers

Best Animated FilmEdit

Arie Prerie

UN AwardEdit

The Divided Heart

Special AwardEdit

A Time Out of War