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8th British Academy Film Awards

8th British Academy Film Awards
Date 10 March 1955
Site Odeon Leicester Square
London, England
Highlights
Best Film Le Salaire de la peur
Best British Film Hobson's Choice
Most awards The Divided Heart (3)
Most nominations Carrington V.C. (5)

The 8th British Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 1955, honored the best films of 1954.

Winners and nominees

Best Film

Le Salaire de la peur

Best British Film

Hobson's Choice

Best Foreign Actor

Marlon Brando in On The Waterfront

Best British Actor

Kenneth More in Doctor in the House

Best British Actress

Yvonne Mitchell in The Divided Heart

Best Foreign Actress

Cornell Borchers in The Divided Heart

Best British Screenplay

The Young Lovers - George Tabori and Robin Estridge

Best Documentary Film

Det Stora Ädventyret

Most Promising Newcomer To Film

David Kossoff in The Young Lovers

Best Animated Film

Arie Prerie

UN Award

The Divided Heart

Special Award

A Time Out of War