Lone Scherfig honoured at BIFA awards

Lone Scherfig's British production "An Education" won Best Actress Award at the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) in London 6 December.

Carey Mulligan received the award for her role as Jenny in Scherfig's 1960s coming of age story. Mulligan is also in the cast of "Brothers", the American remake of Susanne Bier's drama.

"An Education" won Sundance' Audience Award and Best D.o.P., was given a gala screening at Berlin, and it is a favourite among the films lined up for the BAFTA awards (British Academy of Film & Television Arts) and Academy Award nominations. 

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Currently, Scherfig is in negotiations for the rights to film "One Day", a novel by the British writer David Nicholls.