'Metro Manila' tops in British Independent Film Awards 2013

This year's British Independent Film Awards has got 'Metro Manila' on top of the list. It's the UK's foreign language entry to Oscar and it did take home three (3) awards including Best Film, and Director for Sean Ellis.
BIFA 2013
'Metro Manila' is a Philippine-set thriller, heist drama, which featured the life of a farmer who moved into the capital city with his family, in hope to land a better life. But later on, he found himself submerged into a complicated encounter with the a criminal underworld after he took the job of being an armored car driver.

The 2013 British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) was held on Sunday at London’s Old Billingsgate.

Here is the Complete List of Winners in 2013 BIFA Awards:

British Independent Film (Best Film)
Metro Manila

Director
Sean Ellis — Metro Manila

The Douglas Hickox Award (Debut Director)
Paul Wright — For Those in Peril

Screenplay
Steven Knight — Locke

Best Actress
Lindsay Duncan — Le Week-end

Best Actor
James McAvoy — Filth

Best Supporting Actress
Imogen Poots — The Look of Love

Best Supporting Actor
Ben Mendelsohn — Starred Up

Most Promising Newcomer
Chloe Pirrie — Shell

Best Supporting Actress
Metro Manila

Technical Achievement
Amy Hubbard — Casting — The Selfish Giant

Documentary
Pussy Riot — A Punk Prayer

British Short
Z1

International Independent Film
Blue Is the Warmest Color

The Raindance Award
The Machine

The Richard Harris Award (for outstanding contribution by an actor to British Film)
Julie Walters

The Variety Award
Paul Greengrass

The Special Jury Prize
Sixteen Films & Friends (AKA Team Loach)

Congratulations to the winners in this year's British Independent Film Awards!

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