Slumdog Millionaire was the biggest winner at this year’s BAFTAs, with the movie winning a total of seven awards.
These included best film, best director for Danny Boyle and best adapted screenplay for Simon Beaufoy, as well as best music, sound cinematography and editing.
Kate Winslet picked up the award for best actress for her part in The Reader, while Mickey Rourke won the best actor award for his role in The Wrestler.
Best supporting actor was awarded to the late Heath Ledger for his portrayal of The Joker in The Dark Knight with Penélope Cruz winning the best supporting actress gong for her part in Woody Allen’s Vicky Cristina Barcelona.
Man On A Wire was recognised as the outstanding British film, and the best original screenplay went to Martin McDonagh for dark comedy In Bruges.
An outstanding contribution to cinema award was given to Pinewood and Shepperton Studios, director Terry Gilliam became an academy fellow, and Noel Clarke picked up the Orange Rising Star Award voted for by the public.
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