London, Feb 11: ‘Argo’ beat competition from ‘Lincoln,’ ‘Les Miserables’ to win the Best Film award at the BAFTA’s.
The thriller film also helped Ben Affleck win the Best Director award, his first BAFTA, the Mirror reported.
Emmanuelle Riva won the Best Actress in a leading role for French film ‘Amour,’ while the Best Actor award was won by Daniel Day Lewis for his portrayal of former President Abraham Lincoln in film ‘Lincoln.’
‘Skyfall’ beat ‘Les Miserables’ to win Outstanding British film.
Christoph Waltz won the award for Best Supporting Actor for Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Django Unchained’ and the Best Supporting Actress was won by Anne Hathaway for her role in ‘Les Miserables.’
The Rising Star award went to 23-year-old British actress Juno Temple.
The BAFTA award winners are:
Best Film: Argo
Best Director: Ben Affleck
Leading Actor: Daniel Day Lewis
Leading Actress: Emmanuelle Riva
Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz
Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway
Fellowship Award: Alan Parker
Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema: Tessa Ross
Outstanding British Film: Skyfall
Outstanding debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer: The Imposter
Film Not In The English Language: Amour
Documentary: Searching For Sugarman
Animated Film: Brave
Original Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino for Django Unchained
Adapted Screenplay: Silver Linings Playbook
Original Music: Skyfall
Cinematography: Life Of Pi
Production Design: Les Miserables
Costume Designer: Anna Karenina
Makeup and Hair:
Sound: Les Miserables
Special Effects: Life Of Pi
Short Animation: The Making Of Longbird
Short Film: Swimmer
Rising Star Award: Juno Temple (ANI)