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Nominations for the Orange British Academy Film Awards

15 January 2009

The Nominations for the Orange British Academy Film Awards in 2009 have been announced by Gemma Arterton and Hayley Atwell.

Slumdog Millionaire and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button have each received 11 nominations for the Orange British Academy Film Awards in 2009.

The Dark Knight has 9 nominations and Changeling has 8 nominations.

Frost/Nixon has 6 nominations, The Reader has 5 and In Bruges, Milk and Revolutionary Road all have 4 nominations each.

Slumdog Millionaire has been nominated in the categories and Danny Boyle is nominated for Director, Dev Patel is nominated for and Freida Pinto receives a nomination as

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button has been nominated for for David Fincher, and Brad Pitt is a double nominee: he features in for his role as Benjamin Button and for Burn After Reading. Tilda Swinton is nominated in the category for Burn After Reading, and the film also receives an nomination.

The late Heath Ledger is nominated for for The Dark Knight. The film’s other nominations are: and

Angelina Jolie has been nominated for her performance in Changeling. The film has also been nominated for and with Clint Eastwood receiving a nomination.

Ron Howard is nominated for for Frost/Nixon. The film is nominated for and the film’s Nixon, Frank Langella, receives a nomination for

The Reader has been nominated for for Stephen Daldry, and Its star, Kate Winslet, is nominated for Kate is nominated a second time for for her performance in Revolutionary Road, which is also nominated for and

Sean Penn’s performance as Harvey Milk has received a nomination. Milk has also been nominated for and

In Bruges has been nominated for for Brendan Gleeson and

Also nominated for alongside Slumdog Millionaire and In Bruges are Man on Wire, Hunger and Mamma Mia!, which has also been nominated for Judy Craymer, the producer of Mamma Mia!, Simon Chinn the producer of Man on Wire, Steve McQueen, director/writer of Hunger, Solon Papadopoulos and Roy Boulter who produced Of Time and the City and Garth Jennings, writer of Son of Rambow have all been nominated for

Doubt received three performance nominations: for Meryl Streep, for Philip Seymour Hoffman and for Amy Adams. Mickey Rourke and Marisa Tomei were nominated for and for The Wrestler. Robert Downey Jr. is nominated for for Tropic Thunder and Penélope Cruz is nominated for for Vicky Cristina Barcelona.

Wall•E has been nominated for and The other nominees, Persepolis and Waltz with Bashir are both nominated for alongside The Baader Meinhof Complex, Gomorrah and I’ve Loved You So Long.

I’ve Loved You So Long also receives nominations for and for Kristin Scott Thomas for

The Duchess received nominations for and

Nominated for alongside The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and The Dark Knight are: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Iron Man and Quantum of Solace, which also received a Sound nomination.

The nominees for the announced earlier this month, are Michael Cera, Noel Clarke, Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Hall and Toby Kebbell. This audience award is voted for by the British public and presented to an actor or actress who has demonstrated exceptional talent and promise.

The Orange British Academy Film Awards take place on Sunday 8 February at The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London.

Orange has sponsored the Film Awards since 1998.

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  • Slumdog Millionaire: 11
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button: 11
  • The Dark Knight: 9
  • Changeling: 8
  • Frost/Nixon: 6
  • The Reader: 5
  • In Bruges: 4
  • Milk: 4
  • Revolutionary Road: 4
  • Burn After Reading: 3
  • Doubt: 3
  • The I've Loved You So Long: 3
  • Mamma Mia!: 3
  • Wall-E: 3
  • Duchess: 2
  • Hunger: 2
  • Man on Wire: 2
  • Persepolis: 2
  • Quantum of Solace: 2
  • Waltz With Bashir: 2
  • The Wrestler: 2
  • The Baader Meinhof Complex: 1
  • Gomorrah: 1

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull: 1

  • Iron Man: 1
  • Of Time and the City: 1
  • Son of Rambow: 1
  • Tropic Thunder: 1
  • Vicky Cristina Barcelona: 1