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Academy Awards

2009 | Nominee: Best Writing, Original Screenplay

Sundance Film Festival

2008

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2008 | 3rd place: Best Screenplay

National Board of Review

2008 | Winner: Top Independent Films

BAFTA Awards

2009 | Winner: Best Screenplay - Original

BAFTA Awards

2009 | Nominee: Alexander Korda Award for Best British Film

BAFTA Awards

2009 | Nominee: Best Supporting Actor

BAFTA Awards

2009 | Nominee: Best Editing

Golden Globes (USA)

2009 | Winner: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

Golden Globes (USA)

2009 | Nominee: Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

Golden Globes (USA)

2009 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

Stockholm International Film Festival

2008

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2009 | Nominee: Screenwriter of the Year

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2009 | Nominee: British Film of the Year

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2009 | Nominee: Breakthrough British Filmmaker

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2008 | Nominee: Best Screenplay, Original

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

2008 | Nominee: Most Promising Filmmaker

British Independent Film Awards

2008 | Winner: Best Screenplay

British Independent Film Awards

2008 | Nominee: Best British Independent Film

British Independent Film Awards

2008 | Nominee: Best Actor

British Independent Film Awards

2008 | Nominee: Best Actor

British Independent Film Awards

2008 | Nominee: Best Supporting Actor

British Independent Film Awards

2008 | Nominee: Best Technical Achievement

British Independent Film Awards

2008 | Nominee: Douglas Hickox Award

Boston Society of Film Critics Awards

2008 | Winner: Best New Filmmaker

Edgar Allan Poe Awards

2009 | Winner: Best Motion Picture Screenplay

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards

2009 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film - English Language

New York Film Critics

2008 | Winner: Best Debut as Director

Sydney Film Festival

2008

Irish Film and Television Awards

2009 | Winner: Best Script for Film

Irish Film and Television Awards

2009 | Winner: Best International Film

Irish Film and Television Awards

2009 | Nominee: Best Actor in a Lead Role in a Film

Irish Film and Television Awards

2009 | Nominee: Best Actor in a Lead Role in a Film

Irish Film and Television Awards

2009 | Nominee: Best Director for Film

Empire Awards

2009 | Nominee: Best British Film

Empire Awards

2009 | Nominee: Best Comedy