Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Tipped To Win Big At BIFAs

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October 31, 2011 | 12:30pm EST

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Shame and Tyrannosaur will battle it out at the 14th annual British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs) after landing seven nominations each.
All three films are tipped in the Best British Film category, against Formula One racing documentary Senna and Tilda Swinton’s We Need To Talk About Kevin.

Swinton will face off with Rebecca Hall (The Awakening), Mia Wasikowska (Jane Eyre), MyAnna Buring (Kill List) and Olivia Colman (Tyrannosaur) for the Best Actress award, while the Best Actor prize will go to either Brendan Gleeson (The Guard), Michael Fassbender (Shame), Gary Oldman (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), Peter Mullan (Tyrannosaur) or Neil Maskell (Kill List).

Contenders for the Most Promising Newcomer prize include Jessica Brown Findlay, John Boyega, Craig Roberts, Yasmin Paige and Tom Cullen.

The winners will be announced at a ceremony in London on 4 December.