Charlotte Wells’ directorial debut took home the most awards of any.
Charlotte Wells’ directorial debut ‘Aftersun’ won big at the British Independent Film Awards, snatching seven prizes out of sixteen nominations. The film, starring Frankie Corio and Paul Mescal, follows the relationship between a daughter and his father over a twenty-year period.
‘Normal People’ star Daisy Edgar-Jones presented the award for Best Film to Charlotte Wells, Frankie Corio and her former co-star Paul Mescal. Moreover, the feature won prizes for best director, best debut director, best screenplay, best cinematography, best editing and best music supervision.
“I’m so proud to be in Charlotte’s first film,” declared Mescal. “I’m so proud to be up here with Frankie, and so proud to be up here with these wonderful, wonderful artists. Thank you so much.”