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'Starred Up' earns 8 British Independent Film Award nominations

  |   Nov. 11, 2013 at 11:38 AM
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LONDON, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- The prison drama "Starred Up" led the field Monday with nominations for eight British Independent Film Awards.

The movie will compete with "Metro Manila," "Philomena," "The Selfish Giant" and "Le Week-end" for the Best Film title.

Nominated for Best Actor are Jim Broadbent for "Le Week-end," Steve Coogan for "Philomena," Tom Hardy for "Locke," James McAvoy for "Filth" and Jack O'Connell for "Starred Up."

Shortlisted for Best Actress are Judi Dench for "Philomena," Lindsay Duncan for "Le Week-end,"

Scarlett Johansson for "Under the Skin," Felicity Jones for "The Invisible Woman" and Saoirse Ronan for "How I Live Now."

In the running for Best Supporting Actor are John Arcilla for "Metro Manila," Jeff Goldblum for "Le Week-end," Eddie Marsan for "Filth," Rupert Friend and Ben Mendelsohn for "Starred Up."

The nominees for Best Supporting Actress are Siobhan Finneran for "The Selfish Giant," Shirley Henderson for "Filth," Imogen Poots for "The Look of Love," Kristin Scott Thomas for "The Invisible Woman" and Mia Wasikowska for "The Double."

The winners will be announced at a ceremony in London Dec. 8. Northern Irish actor James Nesbitt is to serve as host of the event.

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