SCOTTISH film Aftersun has picked up one Oscar nomination in the Best Leading Actor category.

The film, directed by Edinburgh-born Charlotte Wells, follows Sophie, an 11-year-old Scot, on holiday with her young father.

Wells has garnered international acclaim for the work and has also picked up four Bafta nominations.

The film’s leading man Paul Mescal has been nominated for Best Leading Actor alongside Austin Butler, Colin Farrell, Brendan Fraser, Daryl McCormack, and Bill Nighy.

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It is Mescal’s first Oscar nomination having already won a Bafta for his performance in TV’s Normal People.

Elsewhere, German film All Quiet on the Western Front picked up nine nominations. The film was written by Scottish screenwriter Lesley Paterson.

Everything Everywhere All at Once picked up 11 nominations and is among the favourites to pick up Best Picture.

The National: The film follows a young girl on holiday with her fatherThe film follows a young girl on holiday with her father (Image: Newsquest)

Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis, Steven Spielberg’s The Fabelmans, The Banshees of Inisherin, and Top Gun: Maverick are also in contention for the top prize.

The winners are set to be announced on March 12, 2023 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.