Working Title drama nabs 17 entries

“Atonement” has taken a clear lead in the longlists for the British Academy Film Awards.

“Atonement” has 17 entries, well ahead of four films with 13 apiece — “American Gangster,” “No Country for Old Men,” “There Will Be Blood” and “Elizabeth: The Golden Age.”

The BAFTA longlists include 15 contenders in each category, from which the five nominees will be chosen in the second round of voting, which closes Jan. 14.

The category of films not in the English language is an exception, as the org announced the five nominees on Friday: “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly,” “The Kite Runner,” “The Lives of Others,” “Lust, Caution” and “La Vie en rose.”

Under a new voting procedure, just the foreign-language chapter voted for the nominees; the entire membership will now vote for the winner. BAFTA hopes this will give members more time to see all the foreign contenders by the Feb. 4 voting deadline.

With so many films included, the longlists provide only a few clues about likely winners or even nominees, but do make it clear which pics or performances are out of the race.

For example, there are no entries for “The Great Debaters,” “Grace Is Gone” or “The Savages.”

“Atonement,” “American Gangster,” “No Country” and “Blood” are in the running for best film. “Elizabeth,” despite many entries in the craft and performance categories, is not among contenders for film or director.

“Atonement” has mentions in every category for which it is eligible, but its lead is due to four runners in the supporting actress race: Brenda Blethyn, Romola Garai, Saoirse Ronan and Vanessa Redgrave.

Other pics that figure strongly include “The Bourne Ultimatum” (11 entries), “Control” (10) and “Lust, Caution” (10).

These three are contenders for best film together with “Eastern Promises” (nine), “Into the Wild” (nine), “Michael Clayton” (eight), “The Kite Runner” (eight), “The Lives of Others” (eight), “Charlie Wilson’s War” (seven), “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly” (six) and “Juno” (six).

“Charlie Wilson’s War” is the only film contender not also on the director list, where it is replaced by James Mangold, for “3:10 to Yuma” (nine mentions).

Despite not sending out screeners, “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” also managed to pick up nine longlist entries.

Go to Variety.com/BAFTA to see the longlists of contenders.

The BAFTA longlists in full are (where relevant, candidates voted by the chapters are marked with an asterisk):

FILM
“American Gangster”
“Atonement”
“The Bourne Ultimatum
“Charlie Wilson’s War
“Control”
“Diving Bell and the Butterfly”
“Eastern Promises
“Into the Wild
“Juno
“The Kite Runner”
“The Lives of Others”
“Lust, Caution”
“Michael Clayton”
“No Country for Old Men”
“There Will Be Blood”

DIRECTOR
“3:10 to Yuma”
“American Gangster”
“Atonement”*
“The Bourne Ultimatum”*
“Control”
“The Diving Bell and the Butterfly”
“Eastern Promises”
“Into the Wild”
“Juno”
“The Kite Runner”
“The Lives of Others”*
“Lust, Caution”
“Michael Clayton”
“No Country for Old Men”*
“There Will Be Blood”*

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
“3:10 to Yuma”
“Atonement”*
“The Bourne Ultimatum”*
“Brick Lane”
“Charlie Wilson’s War”
“Control”
“The Diving Bell and the Butterfly”*
“Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”
“Into the Wild”
“The Kite Runner
“Letters from Iwo Jima”
“Lust, Caution”
“No Country for Old Men”*
“Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”
“There Will Be Blood”*

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
“American Gangster”*
“Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead”
“Eastern Promises”
“Elizabeth: The Golden Age”
“Hot Fuzz”
“In the Valley of Elah”
“Juno”*
“Knocked Up”
“The Lives of Others”*
“Michael Clayton”*
“Once”
“Ratatouille”
“Things We Lost in the Fire”
“This is England”*
“La Vie en Rose”

MAKE UP & HAIR
“American Gangster”
“Atonement”
“Charlie Wilson’s War”
“Control”
“Eastern Promises”
“Elizabeth: The Golden Age”
The Golden Compass
“Hairspray”
“Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”
“Lust, Caution”
“No Country for Old Men”
“Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End”
“Stardust”
“Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”
“There Will Be Blood”
“La Vie en Rose”

SPECIAL VISUAL EFFECTS
“300”
“Atonement”
“Beowulf”
“The Bourne Ultimatum”
“Elizabeth: The Golden Age”
“The Golden Compass”*
“Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”*
“Letters from Iwo Jima”
“Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End”*
“Spider-Man 3″*
“Stardust”
“Sunshine”
“Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”
“There Will Be Blood”
“Transformers”*

SOUND
“300”
“3:10 to Yuma”
“American Gangster”
“Atonement”*
“The Bourne Ultimatum”*
“Control”
“The Diving Bell and the Butterfly”
“Elizabeth: The Golden Age”
“Hairspray”
“Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”*
“No Country for Old Men”*
“Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End”*
“Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”
“There Will Be Blood”
“La Vie en Rose”

EDITING
“3:10 to Yuma”
“American Gangster*
“Atonement”*
“The Bourne Ultimatum”*
“Control”
“The Diving Bell and the Butterfly”
“Eastern Promises”
“Elizabeth: The Golden Age”
“Into the Wild”
“The Kite Runner”
“The Lives of Others”
“Lust, Caution”
“Michael Clayton”*
“No Country for Old Men”*
“There Will Be Blood”

COSTUME DESIGN
“3:10 to Yuma”
“American Gangster”
“The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford”
“Atonement”
“Charlie Wilson’s War”
“Elizabeth: The Golden Age”
“The Golden Compass”
“Hairspray”
“Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”
“Lust, Caution”
“Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End”
“Stardust”
“Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”
“There Will Be Blood”
“La Vie en Rose”

PRODUCTION DESIGN
“3:10 to Yuma”
“American Gangster”
“Atonement”*
“The Bourne Ultimatum”
“Elizabeth: The Golden Age”*
“The Golden Compass”*
“Hairspray”
“Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix”*
“The Kite Runner”
“The Lives of Others”
“Lust, Caution”
“No Country for Old Men”
“Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”
“There Will Be Blood”*
“La Vie en Rose”*

CINEMATOGRAPHY
“3:10 to Yuma”
“American Gangster”*
“Atonement”*
“The Bourne Ultimatum”*
“Control”
“The Diving Bell and the Butterfly”
“Elizabeth: The Golden Age”*
“Into the Wild”
“The Kite Runner”
“The Lives of Others”
“Lust, Caution”
“Michael Clayton”
“No Country for Old Men”*
“There Will Be Blood”
“La Vie en Rose”

ANIMATED FILM
“Bee Movie”
“Beowulf”
“Ratatouille”*
“Shrek the Third”*
“The Simpsons Movie”*

MUSIC
“American Gangster”*
“Atonement”*
“The Bourne Ultimatum”*
“Control”
“Elizabeth: The Golden Age”
“Hairspray”
“Into the Wild”
“Juno”
“The Kite Runner”*
“Lust, Caution”
“No Country for Old Men”
“Once”
“Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”
“There Will Be Blood”
“La Vie en Rose”*

LEADING ACTOR
Christian Bale (Dan Evans) – “3:10 to Yuma”
Daniel Day-Lewis (Daniel Plainview) – “There Will Be Blood”
Denzel Washington (Frank Lucas) – “American Gangster”
Emile Hirsch (Chris McCandless) – “Into the Wild”
George Clooney (Michael Clayton) – “Michael Clayton”
James McAvoy (Robbie Turner) – “Atonement”
Johnny Depp (Sweeney Todd) – “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”
Josh Brolin (Llewelyn Moss) – “No Country for Old Men”
Matt Damon (Jason Bourne) – “The Bourne Ultimatum”
Russell Crowe (Ben Wade) – “3:10 to Yumav
Sam Riley (Ian Curtis) – “Control”
Tom Hanks (Charlie Wilson) – “Charlie Wilson’s War”
Tommy Lee Jones (Hank Deerfield) – “In the Valley of Elah”
Ulrich Muhe (Hauptmann Gerd Wiesler) – “The Lives of Others”
Viggo Mortensen (Nikolai) – “Eastern Promises”

LEADING ACTRESS
Angelina Jolie (Mariane Pearl) – “A Mighty Heart”
Cate Blanchett (Queen Elizabeth I) – “Elizabeth: The Golden Age”
Charlize Theron (Emily Sanders) – “In the Valley of Elah”
Ellen Page (Juno MacGuff) – “Juno”
Halle Berry (Audrey Burke) – “Things We Lost in the Fire”
Helena Bonham Carter (Mrs Lovett) – “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street”
Julie Christie (Fiona Andersson) – “Away From Her”
Katherine Heigl (Alison Scott) – “Knocked Up”
Keira Knightley (Cecilia Tallis) – “Atonement”
Marion Cotillard (Edith Piaf) – “La Vie en Rose”
Marketa Irglova (Girl) – “Once”
Martina Gedeck (Christa-Maria Sieland) – “The Lives of Others”
Naomi Watts (Anna) – “Eastern Promises”
Nikki Blonsky (Tracy Turnblad) – “Hairspray”
Tang Wei (Wong Chai Chi/Mak Tai Tai) – “Lust, Caution”

SUPPORTING ACTOR
Ahmad Khan Mahmoodzada (Young Hassan) – “The Kite Runner”
Armin Mueller-Stahl (Semyon) – “Eastern Promises”
Casey Affleck (Robert Ford) – “The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford”
Chiwetel Ejiofor (Huey Lucas) – “American Gangster”
Clive Owen (Sir Walter Raleigh) – “Elizabeth: The Golden Age”
Geoffrey Rush (Sir Francis Walsingham) – “Elizabeth: The Golden Age”
Hal Holbrook (Ron Franz) – Into the Wild”
Javier Bardem (Anton Chigurh) – “No Country for Old Men”
John Travolta (Edna Turnblad) – “Hairspray”
Paul Dano (Eli Sunday/Paul Sunday) – “There Will Be Blood”
Philip Seymour Hoffman (Gust Avrakotos) – “Charlie Wilson’s War”
Russell Crowe (Detective Richie Roberts) – “American Gangster”
Tom Wilkinson (Arthur Edens) – “Michael Clayton”
Tommy Lee Jones (Ed Tom Bell) – “No Country for Old Men”
Vincent Cassel (Kirill) – “Eastern Promises”

SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Allison Janney (Bren MacGuff) – “Juno”
Brenda Blethyn (Grace Turner) – “Atonement”
Cate Blanchett (Jude) – “I’m Not There”
Catherine Keener (Jan Burres) – “Into the Wild”
Joan Allen (Pamela Landy) – “The Bourne Ultimatum
Julia Roberts (Joanne Herring) – “Charlie Wilson’s War”
Kelly MacDonald (Carla Jean Moss) – “No Country for Old Men”
Michelle Pfeiffer (Lamia) – “Stardust
Michelle Pfeiffer (Velma Von Tussle) – “Hairspray”
Romola Garai (Briony Tallis – aged 18) – “Atonement”
Samantha Morton (Debbie Curtis) – “Control”
Samantha Morton (Mary Stuart) – “Elizabeth: The Golden Age”
Saoirse Ronan (Briony Tallis – aged 13) – “Atonement”
Tilda Swinton (Karen Crowder) – “Michael Clayton”
Vanessa Redgrave (Older Briony) – “Atonement”

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