2016 BIFA
Nominations

Most Promising Newcomer

Set against the backdrop of the 2011 British summer riots, Michael Caton–Jones’ Urban Hymn is a redemptive coming-of-age story set in South-West London and follows wayward teen, Jamie (Letitia Wright). Encouraged by inspiring and unconventional care worker Kate (Shirley Henderson) to use singing as a release from her troubled life, Jamie’s loyalties soon become torn between Kate and her possessive and volatile best friend, Leanne (Isabella Laughland).

 

BIFA voters say:

“Absolute contenders for me. Letitia Wright once again delivers a heartbreaking performance – she is such a versatile and brilliant actress.”

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