Hollywood veteran Anthony Hopkins won in the Best Actor category for his role in ‘The Father’, surprising many who had expected the late Chadwick Boseman to walk away with the honour in the category, for his role in ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’.
“See you down the road” ️ Chloé Zhao dedicates the #EEBAFTAs Best Film win for @nomadlandfilm to the nomadic commu… https://t.co/m0aezQe5nt
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Apart from ‘The Father’, ‘Promising Young Woman’ and ‘Soul’ also won two awards each.
Darkly comedic revenge thriller Promising Young Woman is this year’s Outstanding British Film winner at the… https://t.co/OsVmcde3Rk
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We’re delighted that #TheFatherMovie has won 2 @bafta awards including Leading Actor (@AnthonyHopkins) and Adapted… https://t.co/Fr7ZHM3dJF
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‘Nomadland’ won awards in the categories of Best Film, Best Actress (Frances McDormand), Best Cinematography, Best Director (Chloe Zhao). The animated film ‘Soul’ won awards in the categories of Best Animation and Best Original Score (Jon Batiste, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross).
Congratulations to the entire cast and crew of #PixarSoul for winning Best Animated Film and Best Original Score at… https://t.co/ODH0SnZ4ua
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Director Emerland Fennell’s comedy thriller ‘Promising Young Woman’ won two awards in the category of Outstanding British Film and Original Screenplay.
Korean actress Yuh-Jung Young, won the Best Supported Actress award for her role in ‘Minari’. While receiving the award virtually, she offered her condolence for the demise of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. She ended her speech on a light note saying she was humbled to have received the award from the British, who are generally considered snobbish.
Actor Daniel Kaluuya won the award for Best Supporting Actor for his work in the film ‘Judas And The Black Messiah’.
Winner of the Supporting Actor BAFTA is Daniel Kaluuya for his charismatic portrayal of Black Panther leader Fred H… https://t.co/t3LG0BNotX
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Writer-director Remi Weekes won the award for Outstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director Or Producer for his horror thriller ‘His House’.
Below are the main winners of Britain’s top film honours.
OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM:
Promising Young Woman
Chloe Zhao – ‘Nomadland’
Anthony Hopkins – ‘The Father’
Frances McDormand – ‘Nomadland’
Daniel Kaluuya – ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’
Youn Yuh-jung – ‘Minari’
Promising Young Woman
FILM NOT IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE:
EE RISING STAR AWARD:
Bukky Bakray (Reporting by Marie-Louise Gumuchian; editing by Diane Craft)
The Best Documentary award went to ‘My Octopus Teacher’, while the winner in the Best Editing category was ‘Sound Of Metal’
Renowned director Ang Lee was awarded with the BAFTA Fellowship award.
Ground-breaking filmmaker Ang Lee pays tribute to his early-career British colleagues on Sense and Sensibility as h… https://t.co/hmOLAAsbES
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