The movie, which earned the director the Jury Prize at this year's Cannes festival, is up for four awards in Glasgow next month.
It will compete for best feature film, best writer in ex-Glasgow University student Paul Laverty, and best actor and actress for Paul Brannigan and Siobhan Reilly respectively.
The nominations make a strong case for the vibrancy of the film and TV industries in Glasgow.
Bafta Scotland director, Jude MacLaverty, announced the nominations with broadcaster Edith Bowman.
Edith, who will host the awards said: "The event is a great way of highlighting the wealth of talent in Scotland, not just of those in front of the camera.
"Over the past year, Scotland has cemented its reputation as a leading player in film, TV and game production."
Stars of long-running comedy series Rab C Nesbitt, Gregor Fisher and Elaine C Smith, go head to head for Best TV Actor or Actress, though Iain De Caestecker is in with a chance for his role in Young James Herriot.
Also nominated for a best writer is Glasgow comic Kevin Bridges for What's the Story, and Louise Ironside for BBC drama Lip Service.
Awards will also be given out in categories including Best Comedy/Entertainment Program- me and several factual programming strands.
Jude MacLaverty said: "The British Academy Scotland Awards is all about rewarding excellence in the industry, and this year's nominations reflect the sheer breadth of talent, creativity, and originality here in Scotland."
The winners will be an- nounced on November 18.