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News: ‘Atonement’ Wins Big at Attenborough Awards

 Joe Wright’s ‘Atonement’ won four of the six awards at the UK’s Richard Attenborough Film Awards.

The film adaptation of Ian Macewan’s novel was named film of the year, as Wright won filmmaker of the year.  James McAvoy won best actor and writer Christopher Hampton was awarded best screenplay.

Cate Blanchett won best actress for her role in ‘Elizabeth: The Golden Age.’

Sam Riley was named best newcomer for his role as Joy Division lead singer Ian Curtis in ‘Control.’

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