Amongst the Outstanding British Film nominees at this Sunday’s BAFTAs is Andrew Haigh’s intimate drama 45 Years. It’s based on the short story In Another Country by David Constantine and follows a devoted couple, Geoff and Kate, during five troubling days before their forty-fifth wedding anniversary. Away from their public celebrations, the couple are dealing privately with news that the body of Geoff’s first love, Katja, has finally been found. She’s perfectly preserved in a Swiss Glacier following a mountaineering accident Geoff witnessed in 1962. That Katia’s body is frozen in time is a profound symbol. Geoff and Kate have so far resisted the tragedy which occurred before they met, failing to confront its effect on their relationship. Director Andrew Haigh (whose earlier relationship…