The Netflix film “All Quiet on the Western Front” dominated the 2023 BAFTA awards, winning seven out of 14 nominations, including Best Film and Best Director. Director Edward Berger expressed his gratitude to James Schamus and James Hope’s company Good Machine, with whom he worked early in his career, after receiving the awards. He also expressed his honor at having the opportunity to tell the story and the overwhelming public reception to it.
Martin McDonagh’s “The Banshees of Inisherin” was a close second, winning four awards including Best British Film and both Supporting Actor and Actress awards. “Elvis” also won four awards, including Best Actor for Austin Butler.
Despite its buzz in the US, the highly anticipated film “Everything Everywhere All At Once” only won one award for Best Editing out of 10 nominations.
“All Quiet on the Western Front” is a German war film set in 1914 and tells the story of Paul Bäumer and his classmates who enlist in the army to serve their fatherland. The movie received critical acclaim upon its release on Netflix on September 29, 2022, and has been nominated in nine categories for the 2023 Oscars.