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40th British Academy Film Awards

The 40th British Film Awards, given by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts in 1987, honoured the best films of 1986.

James Ivory's A Room with a View won the awards for Best Film, Actress, Supporting Actress, Production Design and Costume Design. Hannah and Her Sisters, directed by Woody Allen, won two awards: Best Director and Best Screenplay-Original.

Winners and nominees

Best Film

A Room with a View

Best Actor

Bob Hoskins - Mona Lisa

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Ray McAnally - The Mission

Best Actress

Maggie Smith - A Room with a View

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Judi Dench - A Room with a View

Best Direction

Woody Allen - Hannah and Her Sisters

Best Screenplay - Original

Hannah and Her Sisters - Woody Allen

Best Screenplay - Adapted

Out of Africa - Kurt Luedtke

Best Cinematography

Out of Africa - David Watkin

Best Costume Design

A Room with a View - Jenny Beavan and John Bright

Best Sound

Out of Africa - Tom McCarthy Jr., Peter Handford and Chris Jenkins

Best Editing

The Mission - Jim Clark

Best Special Visual Effects

Aliens - Robert Skotak, Brian Johnson, John Richardson and Stan Winston

Best Score

The Mission - Ennio Morricone

Best Short Film

La Boule

Best Foreign Language Film


Best Makeup Artist

Ran - Chihako Naito, Noriko Takemizawa, Shohichiro Meda and Tameyuki Aimi

Best Production Design

A Room with a View - Gianni Quaranta and Brian Ackland-Snow

Academy Fellowship

Steven Spielberg

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