2023 BAFTA Awards: ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ is the top winner

February 19, 2023

Felix Kammermer in “All Quiet on the Western Front” (Photo by Reiner Bajo/Netflix)

With seven awards, including Best Film, Netflix’s World War I drama “All Quiet on the Western Front” was the top winner for the 76th annual BAFTA Film Awards, which were presented at London’s Royal Festival Hall on February 19, 2023. The ceremony (hosted by Richard E. Grant and Alison Hammond) was televised in the United Kingdom on BBC and in the U.S. on BBC America. Eligible films were those released in the United Kingdom in 2022. With 14 nominations going into the ceremony, German-language “All Quiet on the Western Front” made BAFTA history as the non-English-language movie with the most BAFTA nominations. The BAFTA Film Awards are nominated and voted for by the British Academy of Film and Television.

In addition to winning Best Film, “All Quiet on the Western Front” won the BAFTAs for Best Director (for Edward Berger), Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Sound, Best Original Score, Best Cinematography, and Best Film Not in the English Language. Also winning multiple BAFTA Film Awards was Searchlght Pictures’ Irish comedy/drama “The Banshees of Inisherin” and Warner Bros. Pictures’ Elvis Presley biopic “Elvis,” which won four prizes each. “The Banshees of Inisherin” won Best British Film, Best Original Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor (for Barry Keoghan), and Best Supporting Actress (for Kerry Condon). “Elvis” took the prizes for Best Leading Actor (for Austin Butler), Best Casting, Best Costume Design, and Best Make Up and Hair. Cate Blanchett of “TÁR” won the prize for Best Leading Actress. Costume designer Sandy Powell was given the Fellowship Award, a non-competitive prize whose recipient is announced before the ceremony takes place.

Here is the complete list of winners and nominations for the 2023 BAFTA Film Awards:


Best Film

“All Quiet on the Western Front”*
“The Banshees of Inisherin”
“Everything Everywhere All at Once”

Outstanding British Film

“The Banshees of Inisherin”*
“Brian and Charles”
“Empire of Light”
“Good Luck to You, Leo Grande”
“Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical”
“See How They Run”
“The Swimmers”
“The Wonder”

Best Director

“All Quiet on the Western Front” – Edward Berger*
“The Banshees of Inisherin” – Martin Mcdonagh
“Decision to Leave” – Park Chan-wook
“Everything Everywhere All at Once” – Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert
“TÁR” – Todd Field
“The Woman King” – Gina Prince-Bythewood

Best Leading Actor

Austin Butler, “Elvis”*
Colin Farrell, “The Banshees of Inisherin”
Brendan Fraser, “The Whale”
Daryl McCormack, “Good Luck to You, Leo Grande”
Paul Mescal, “Aftersun”
Bill Nighy, “Living”

Best Leading Actress

Cate Blanchett, “TÁR”*
Viola Davis, “The Woman King”
Danielle Deadwyler, “Till”
Ana De Armas, “Blonde”
Emma Thompson, “Good Luck to You, Leo Grande”
Michelle Yeoh, “Everything Everywhere All at Once”

Best Supporting Actor

Brendan Gleeson, “The Banshees of Inisherin”
Barry Keoghan, “The Banshees of Inisherin”*
Ke Huy Quan, “Everything Everywhere All at Once”
Eddie Redmayne, “The Good Nurse”
Albrecht Schuch, “All Quiet on the Western Front”
Micheal Ward, “Empire of Light”

Best Supporting Actress

Angela Bassett, “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”
Hong Chau, “The Whale”
Kerry Condon, “The Banshees of Inisherin”*
Dolly De Leon, “Triangle of Sadness”
Jamie Lee Curtis, “Everything Everywhere All At Once”
Carey Mulligan, “She Said”

Best Adapted Screenplay

“All Quiet on the Western Front” – Edward Berger, Lesley Paterson, Ian Stokell*
“Living” – Kazuo Ishiguro
“The Quiet Girl” – Colm Bairéad
“She Said” – Rebecca Lenkiewicz
“The Whale” – Samuel D. Hunter

Best Original Screenplay

“The Banshees of Inisherin” – Martin McDonagh*
“Everything Everywhere All at Once” – Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert
“The Fabelmans” – Tony Kushner, Steven Spielberg
“TÁR” – Todd Field
“Triangle of Sadness” – Ruben Östlund

Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer

“Aftersun” – Charlotte Wells (Writer/director)*
“Blue Jean” – Georgia Oakley (Writer/director), Hélène Sifre (Producer)
“Electric Malady” – Marie Lidén (Director)
“Good Luck to You, Leo Grande” – Katy Brand (Writer)
“Rebellion” – Maia Kenworthy and Elena Sánchez Bellot (Directors)

Original Score

“All Quiet on the Western Front” – Volker Bertelmann*
“Babylon” – Justin Hurwitz
“The Banshees of Inisherin” – Carter Burwell
“Everything Everywhere All at Once” – Son Lux
“Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio” – Alexandre Desplat


“All Quiet on the Western Front” – James Friend*
“The Batman” – Greig Fraser
“Elvis” – Mandy Walker
“Empire of Light” – Roger Deakins
“Top Gun: Maverick” – Claudio Miranda

Film Not in the English Language

“All Quiet on the Western Front” – Edward Berger, Malte Grunert*
“Argentina, 1985” – Santiago Mitre, Producer(S) Tbc
“Corsage” – Marie Kreutzer
“Decision to Leave” – Park Chan-wook, Ko Dae-seok
“The Quiet Girl” – Colm Bairéad, Cleona Ní Chrualaoí


“All That Breathes” – Shaunak Sen, Teddy Leifer, Aman Mann
“All the Beauty and the Bloodshed” – Laura Poitras, Howard Gertler, Nan Goldin, Yoni Golijov, John Lyons
“Fire of Love” – Sara Dosa, Shane Boris, Ina Fichman
“Moonage Daydream” – Brett Morgan
“Navalny” – Daniel Roher, Diane Becker, Shane Boris, Melanie Miller, Odessa Rae*

Animated Film

“Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio” – Guillermo Del Toro, Mark Gustafson, Gary Ungar, Alex Bulkley*
“Marcel the Shell With Shoes On” – Dean Fleisher Camp, Andrew Goldman, Elisabeth Holm, Caroline Kaplan, Paul Mezey
“Puss in Boots: The Last Wish” – Joel Crawford, Mark Swift
“Turning Red” – Domee Shi, Lindsey Collins


“Aftersun” – Lucy Pardee
“All Quiet on the Western Front” – Simone Bär
“Elvis” – Nikki Barrett, Denise Chamian*
“Everything Everywhere All at Once” – Sarah Halley Finn
“Triangle of Sadness” – Pauline Hansson

Production Design

“All Quiet on the Western Front” – Christian M. Goldbeck, Ernestine Hipper
“Babylon” – Florencia Martin, Anthony Carlino*
“The Batman” – James Chinlund, Lee Sandales
“Elvis” – Catherine Martin, Karen Murphy, Bev Dunn
“Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio” – Curt Enderle, Guy Davis

Best Costume Design

“All Quiet on the Western Front” – Lisy Christl
“Amsterdam” J.R. Hawbaker, Albert Wolsky
“Babylon” – Mary Zophres
“Elvis” – Catherine Martin*
“Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris” – Jenny Beavan

Best Make Up and Hair

“All Quiet on the Western Front” – Heike Merker
“The Batman” – Naomi Donne, Mike Marino, Zoe Tahir
“Elvis” – Jason Baird, Mark Coulier, Louise Coulston, Shane Thomas*
“Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical” – Naomi Donne, Barrie Gower, Sharon Martin
“The Whale” – Anne Marie Bradley, Judy Chin, Adrien Morot

Best Editing

“All Quiet on the Western Front” – Sven Budelmann
“The Banshees of Inisherin” – Mikkel E. G. Nielsen
“Elvis” – Jonathan Redmond, Matt Villa
“Everything Everywhere All at Once” – Paul Rogers*
“Top Gun: Maverick” – Eddie Hamilton

Best Sound

“All Quiet on the Western Front” – Lars Ginzsel, Frank Kruse, Viktor Prášil, Markus Stemler*
“Avatar: The Way of Water” – Christopher Boyes, Michael Hedges, Julian Howarth, Gary Summers, Gwendoyln Yates Whittle
“Elvis” – Michael Keller, David Lee, Andy Nelson, Wayne Pashley
“TÁR” – Deb Adair, Stephen Griffiths, Andy Shelley, Steve Single, Roland Winke
“Top Gun: Maverick’ – Chris Burdon, James H. Mather, Al Nelson, Mark Taylor, Mark Weingarten

Best Visual Effects

“All Quiet on the Western Front” – Markus Frank, Kamil Jafar, Viktor Müller, Frank Petzold
“Avatar: The Way of Water” – Richard Baneham, Daniel Barrett, Joe Letteri, Eric Saindon*
“The Batman” – Russell Earl, Dan Lemmon, Anders Langlands, Dominic Tuohy
“Everything Everywhere All at Once” – Benjamin Brewer, Ethan Feldbau, Jonathan Kombrinck, Zak Stoltz
“Top Gun: Maverick” – Seth Hill, Scott R. Fisher, Bryan Litson, Ryan Tudhope

British Short Animation

“The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and the Horse” – Peter Baynton, Charlie Mackesy, Cara Speller, Hannah Minghella*
“Middle Watch” – John Stevenson, Aiesha Penwarden, Giles Healy
“Your Mountain Is Waiting” – Hannah Jacobs, Zoe Muslim, Harriet Gillian

British Short Film

“The Ballad of Olive Morris” – Alex Kayode-kay
“Bazigaga” – Jo Ingabire Moys, Stephanie Charmail
“Bus Girl” – Jessica Henwick, Louise Palmkvist Hansen
“A Drifting Up” – Jacob Lee
“An Irish Goodbye” – Tom Berkeley, Ross White*

EE Rising Star Award (public vote)

Aimee Lou Wood
Daryl McCormack
Emma Mackey*
Naomi Ackie
Sheila Atim

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