'The King's Speech' Is Triumphant at British Independent Film Awards


Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush
The drama movie dominates the winner list with five gongs, including Best Film and Best Actor for Colin Firth.


"The King's Speech" has been hailed at the 13th annual British Independent Film Awards. The movie was a favorite at numerous film festivals and now collects its prizes from the Sunday, December 5 prize-giving event.

The drama film takes the coveted title of Best Film in addition to helping Colin Firth win Best Actor kudo. Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush are named Best Supporting Actress and Actor respectively, with the actress additionally honored with Richard Harris Award. The other gong obtained by "The King's Speech" is for the Best Screenplay.

Low-budgeted "Monsters" also takes home multiple nods. The movie has become a vehicle for Gareth Edwards to get his Best Director prize. His own efforts with the special effects additionally result in Best Technical Achievement and the sci-fi thriller is chosen as the winner of Best Achievement in Production title.

Carey Mulligan has a thing to celebrate that night, too, as she grabs Best Actress award for her role in "Never Let Me Go". "A Prophet" is chosen as Best Foreign Independent Film, Liam Neeson is given Variety Award while Special Jury Prize goes to Jenne Casarotto.

Full Winner's List of 2010 British Independent Film Awards:



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