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Articles Tagged 'Clio Barnard'


WATCH: In Lackluster Cannes for Brits, UK Filmmaker Clio Bernard Triumphs

British director Clio Barnard, whose social realist drama The Selfish Giant, screened at the Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes, has received some of the best reviews British critics gave to any film at Cannes. The Guardian wrote that it is a “heart-wrenching movie with some stunning set pieces.” The Telegraph critic was just as impressed calling […]

The King’s Speech’ Tops British Indie Film Nominee List

Nominations for the 13th annual British Independent Film Awards have been announced and The King's Speech leads the pack with a total of eight nods. The BBC reports that the Tom Hooper-directed film has been named in categories for Best Film, Best Director, and Best Actor for Colin Firth, whose portrayal of King George VI […]

BFI’s London Film Fest Crowns Clio Barnard Best Newcomer

The Guardian reports that The London Film Festival has named filmmaker Clio Barnard the Best British newcomer, while also honoring her with the prestigious Sutherland award for her moving documentary, The Arbor. The 90-minute film captures the life of British playwright Andrea Dunbar while also exploring the tense relationship with her daughter, Lorraine. Dunbar composed […]