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12th British Academy Film Awards

12th British Academy Film Awards
Date 1959
Highlights
Best Film Room at the Top
Best British Film Room at the Top
Most awards Orders to Kill &
Room at the Top (3)
Most nominations Room at the Top (7)

The 12th British Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 1959, honoured the best films of 1958.

Winners and nominees

Best Film

Room at the Top

Best British Film

Room at the Top

Best Foreign Actor

Sidney Poitier in The Defiant Ones

Best British Actor

Trevor Howard in The Key

Best British Actress

Irene Worth in Orders to Kill

Best Foreign Actress

Simone Signoret in Room at the Top

Best British Screenplay

Orders to Kill - Paul Dehn