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Scarlett Johansson's Under The Skin leads arts awards

Scarlett Johansson's creepy sci-fi movie Under The Skin is set to compete for a top arts award in Britain.

The dark movie has been shortlisted for the Film prize at the upcoming South Bank Sky Arts Awards, going up against children's adventure Paddington and gay rights drama Pride.


British singer Sam Smith is also among the nominees at the annual prizegiving, which recognises achievements in fields such as film, music, literature and dance. His Grammy Award-winning album In The Lonely Hour will go up against records from FKA Twigs (LP1) and Young Fathers (Dead) in the Pop category.


Maggie Gyllenhaal's political thriller The Honourable Woman is also nominated in the TV Drama category along with Line Of Duty and Happy Valley.


The prizes will be handed out at a ceremony in London on 7 June (15).