BAFTA 2022: triumph for Dune and the Power of the Dog

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BAFTA 2022: triumph for Dune and the Power of the Dog

The Power of the Dog is the best film at the 2022 BAFTA Awards. Awards ceremony is held at the Royal Albert Hall in London, preceding the Academy Awards which will take place on March 27th. Among the most awarded titles is The Power of the Dog which has already collected prizes and awards in previous events.

BAFTA 2022 saw also Denis Villeneueve triumph among the many with Dunes, with four awards.

Here is the complete list of all the winners of the 75th edition:

Best Picture: The Power of the Dog
Best British Film: Belfast
Best Debut by a British Screenwriter: Jeymes Samuel for The Harder They Fall
Best Foreign Language Film: Drive my car
Best Documentary: Summer of Soul
Best Animated Film: Encanto
Best Director: Jane Campion
Best Original Screenplay: Paul Thomas Anderson for Licorice Pizza
Best non-original screenplay: Sian Heder - The signs of the heart
Best Actress in a Leading Role: Joanna Scanlan for After Love
Best Actor in a Leading Role: Will Smith for A Winning Family-King Richard
Best Supporting Actress: Ariana DeBose for West Side Story
Best Supporting Actor: Troy Kotsur for Signs of the Heart
Best Score: Hans Zimmer for Dune
Best Cinematography: Greig Fraser for Dune
Best Editing: Tom Gross and Elliot Graham for No time to die
Best Production Design: Patrice Vermette for Dune
Best Costume Design: Jenny Beavan for Cruella
Best Makeup and Hairstyle: Linda Dowds, Stephanie Ingram and Justin Raleigh - Tammy Faye's Eyes
Best Sound: Mac Ruth, Mark Mangini, Doug Hemphill, Theo Green and Ron Bartlett - Dune
Best Special Effects: Brian Connor, Paul Lambert, Tristan Myles and Gerd Nefzer - Dune
Best Short Film: Do Not Feed The Pigeons
Best Rising Star: Lashana Lynch The Power of the Dog had its world premiere at the 78th Venice International Film Festival on September 2, 2021, where Campion won the Silver Lion for Best Direction.

The film had a limited theatrical release in November 2021, and was released to stream worldwide on Netflix on December 1, 2021. The Power of the Dog received universal acclaim from critics, who praised Campion's direction and screenplay, cinematography, score, and performances of the four leads.

It was highly regarded as one of the best films of 2021 by multiple top-ten lists. It has received many accolades including a leading 12 nominations at the 94th Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, and was named one of the best films of 2021 by the American Film Institute.

It also received seven nominations at the 79th Golden Globe Awards, winning Best Motion Picture – Drama, Best Supporting Actor – Motion Picture for Smit-McPhee and Best Director for Campion, and ten nominations at the 27th Critics' Choice Awards, winning four, including Best Picture.

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