LONDON, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- "Broken" earned a leading nine nods when nominations for the 15th annual Moet British Independent Film Awards were announced in London.
The coming-of-age drama is up for Best Film, Best Director and Best Debut Director for Rufus Norris, Best Actor for Tim Roth and Best Supporting Actor nominations for Cillian Murphy and Rory Kinnear.
Mentioned for Best Independent Film are "Berberian Sound Studio," "Broken," "Sightseers," "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" and "The Imposter."
The nominations for Best Actress are Alice Lowe for "Sightseers," Andrea Riseborough for "Shadow Dancer," Elle Fanning for "Ginger & Rosa," Judi Dench for "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" and Meryl Streep for "The Iron Lady."
Along with Roth for "Broken," the nominees for Best Actor are Riz Ahmed for "Ill Manors," Steve Oram for "Sightseers," Terence Stamp for "Song for Marion" and Toby Jones for "Berberian Sound Studio."
Shortlisted for Best Director are Bart Layton for "The Imposter," Ben Drew for "Ill Manors," Rowan Athale for "Wasteland," Sally El Hosaini for "My Brother the Devil" and Norris for "Broken."
In the running for Best Supporting Actor are Billy Connolly for "Quartet," Domhnall Gleeson for "Shadow Dancer," Tom Wilkinson for "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" and "Broken" co-stars Murphy and Kinnear.
Competing in the Best Supporting Actress category are Alice Englert for "Ginger & Rosa," Eileen Davies for "Sightseers," Maggie Smith for "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," Olivia Colman for "Hyde Park on Hudson" and Vanessa Redgrave for "Song for Marion."
The awards are to be handed out Dec. 9.