71 wins & 89 nominations.
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Wrote the foreword to Ken Annakin
's autobiography "So You Want to be a Director?".
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Mike Leigh OBE
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In terms of the way I do it and the things I try to say, there is absolutely no distinction between film and theater. There was a long period in the 1970s when I alternated between plays and films. But the real point is that I am much happier making films. Theater is fine when you do it. But film is my natural habitat.
He was made a Fellow of the British Film Institute in recognition of his outstanding contribution to film and television culture.
Films frequently center on the British working class