Sci-fi blockbuster has 11 nominations and Jane Campion western starring Benedict Cumberbatch has eight

Baftas 2022: the full list of nominations

After last year’s event was overshadowed by the controversy surrounding Noel Clarke, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) are hoping that it can regain credibility with its 2022 edition, for which the nominations have been announced. Science-fiction blockbuster Dune leads the way with 11 nominations, while the Jane Campion-directed western The Power of the Dog follows with eight, and Kenneth Branagh’s autobiographical drama Belfast has six.

In 2021, Clarke had been given Bafta’s outstanding contribution to British cinema award, but shortly afterwards the Guardian revealed 20 women had made allegations of harassment and bullying against him, and the award was suspended. (Clarke denies sexual misconduct.) Bafta subsequently announced that it would not hand out honorary awards until after a review had been conducted.

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