Asif Kapadia – Director / Co Writer – 87mins, Super 35mm, 2001. FilmFour / British Screen / SenatorProduced by The Bureau Film Company

Kapadia’s acclaimed debut feature The Warrior, shot in the desert and snow capped Himalaya of India, is a timeless tale of redemption following a man’s journey to escape his violent life.

The Warrior was distributed in the US by Miramax Films.


British Academy Awards 2002 – Winner of two BAFTA awards; Outstanding British Film of the Year and Special Achievement by a Director, Screenwriter or Producer in their First Feature. Nominated for Best Film Not in the English Language.
London Film Festival 2001- The Sutherland Trophy for the Most Original and Imaginative First Feature.
Evening Standard British Film Awards 2002 –Most Promising Newcomer Award.
Dinard Film Festival 2001- Best Film Award.
British Independent Film Awards 2001- Best Debut Film and Best Technical Achievement Award for Cinematography. Nominated
for Best Film and Best Music.
European Film Awards 2002 – European Discovery Fassbinder Award – Nomination
London Film Critics Circle Awards 2002 – British Newcomer of the Year – Nomination.
International Film Festival of Guadarrama (Madrid, Spain) 2003 – Jury Prize & Cinearte Prize.
San Sebastian Film Festival 2001 – Best Photography Award.
Camerimage Film Festival 2001, Poland – Golden Frog for Best Cinematography – Nomination.