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44th British Academy Film Awards

44th British Academy Film Awards
Date 17 March 1991
Hosted by Noel Edmonds
Highlights
Best Film Goodfellas
Best Actor Philippe Noiret
Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso)
Best Actress Jessica Tandy
Driving Miss Daisy
Most awards Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso) & Goodfellas (5)
Most nominations Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso) (11)

The 44th British Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 1991, honoured the best films of 1990.

Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas won the awards for Best Film, Director, Adapted Screenplay, Editing and Costume Design. Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso), directed by Giuseppe Tornatore, also won five awards, including Best Film not in the English Language, Actor (Philippe Noiret) and Supporting Actor (Salvatore Cascio).

Winners and nominees

Best Film

Goodfellas

Best Actor

Philippe Noiret in Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso)

Best Actress

Jessica Tandy in Driving Miss Daisy

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Salvatore Cascio in Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Whoopi Goldberg in Ghost

Best Direction

Goodfellas - Martin Scorsese

Best Original Screenplay

Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso) - Giuseppe Tornatore

Best Adapted Screenplay

Goodfellas - Martin Scorsese and Nicholas Pileggi

Best Cinematography

The Sheltering Sky - Vittorio Storaro

Best Costume Design

Goodfellas - Richard Bruno

Best Sound

The Fabulous Baker Boys - J. Paul Huntsman, Stephan von Hase, Chris Jenkins, Gary Alexander, and Doug Hemphill

Best Editing

Goodfellas - Thelma Schoonmaker

Best Special Visual Effects

Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

Best Original Film Score

Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso) - Ennio Morricone and Andrea Morricone

Best Short Film

Say Good-bye

Best Make Up Artist

Dick Tracy - John Caglione Jr. and Doug Drexler

Best Production Design

Dick Tracy - Richard Sylbert

Best Animated Film

Toxic

Best Film not in the English Language

Cinema Paradiso (Nuovo cinema Paradiso)

Academy Fellowship

Paul Fox

Deborah Kerr