[<< wikipedia] Evening Standard British Film Awards 2009
The 2009 Evening Standard British Film Awards, held on 1 February 2009 honoured the best British and Irish films of 2008.


== Best film ==
Hunger

Frost/Nixon
Unrelated


== Best Director ==
Stephen Daldry – The Reader

Danny Boyle – Slumdog Millionaire
Lenny Abrahamson – Garage


== Best Actor (tie) ==
Michael Sheen – Frost/Nixon and Pat Shortt – Garage

Michael Fassbender  – Hunger


== Best Actress ==
Tilda Swinton – Julia

Samantha Morton – Mister Lonely
Kate Winslet – The Reader, Revolutionary Road


== Best Screenplay ==
Martin McDonagh – In Bruges

Mark O’Halloran – Garage
Peter Morgan – Frost/Nixon


== Technical achievement ==
Mark Digby (production designer) – Slumdog Millionaire

Roger Deakins (cinematographer) – No Country for Old Men, In the Valley of Elah, The Reader with Chris Menges
Joe Walker (editor) – Hunger and The Escapist


== Most Promising Newcomer ==
Joanna Hogg (director) – Unrelated

Dev Patel (actor) – Slumdog Millionaire
Rupert Wyatt (writer-director) – The Escapist


== Peter Sellers Award for Comedy ==
Sally Hawkins – Happy-Go-Lucky

Eddie Marsan – Happy-Go-Lucky
Chris Waitt – A Complete History of My Sexual Failures


== Alexander Walker Special Award ==
Mike Leigh


== References ==


== External links ==
Hunger named best picture at Evening Standard British Film awards