Date: 28th October 2009

Indie film honour for Day-Lewis

Daniel Day-Lewis is to be honoured at this year's British Independent Film Awards it has been announced.

The 52-year-old Oscar-winning actor will receive the Richard Harris Award for his outstanding contribution to British film.

Essex drama Fish Tank scored the most nominations with eight nods, followed by Sam Rockwell sci-fi Moon with seven.

Winners will be announced at a ceremony hosted by actor James Nesbitt on 6 December in London.

Source: Press Release