The Favourite’ Leads British Independent Film Awards Nominations

The film earned 13 mentions, followed by 11 for ‘American Animals,’ as organizers noted a “record year for female representation.”

Yorgos Lanthimos’ dark comedy The Favourite leads the nominations for this year’s British Independent Film Awards, which were unveiled Wednesday in London by British actors Ellie Bamber and Arinze Kene.

The Oscar-tipped film about the 18th century court of Queen Anne received 13 noms overall, including for best British independent film, director, screenplay, actress (for Olivia Colman) and supporting actress (for Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz)…