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The Favourite and Roma are big winners at 2019 BAFTAs
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The Favourite and Roma are big winners at 2019 BAFTAs

The Favourite and Roma were the big winners at last night's 2019 British Academy Film Awards.

The costume drama picked up seven awards, including Best Actress for Olivia Colman, Best Supporting Actress for Rachel Weisz, Outstanding British Film and Best Original Screenplay as well as a string of technical awards. 

Roma, Alfonso Cuarón's Mexican family drama, also did extremely well and pipped The Favourite to win Best Film. It also earned Cuarón the award for Best Director, Best Film Not In The English Language and the gong for cinematography. 

Rami Malek scored Best Actor for his turn as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody, while Mahershala Ali picked up Best Supporting Actor for Green Book. 

Other winners on the night included A Star Is Born, Black Panther, Vice, Beast and BlacKkKlansman. 

The ceremony took place at the Royal Albert Hall in London, with Joanna Lumley hosting for the second year in succession. 


The full list of winners at the 2019 British Academy Film Awards are as follows:

Best Film

The Favourite 
Green Book
Roma - Winner
A Star Is Born

Outstanding British Film

Bohemian Rhapsody
The Favourite - Winner
Stan & Ollie
You Were Never Really Here

Outstanding debut by a British writer, director or producer

Apostasy – Daniel Kokotajlo (writer/director)
Beast – Michael Pearce (writer/director), Lauren Dark (producer) - Winner
A Cambodian Spring – Chris Kelly (writer/director/producer), 
Pili – Leanne Welham (writer/director), Sophie Harman (producer)
Ray & Liz – Richard Billingham (writer/director), Jacqui Davies (producer)

Best Film Not In The English Language

Cold War 
Roma - Winner

Best Documentary

Free Solo - Winner
They Shall Not Grow Old 
Three Identical Strangers

Best Animated Film

Incredibles 2
Isle of Dogs
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse - Winner

Best Director

BlacKkKlansman – Spike Lee
Cold War – Paweł Pawlikowski
The Favourite – Yorgos Lanthimos
Roma – Alfonso Cuarón - Winner
A Star Is Born - Bradley Cooper

Best Actress

Glenn Close – The Wife
Lady Gaga – A Star Is Born
Melissa McCarthy – Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Olivia Colman – The Favourite - Winner
Viola Davis – Widows

Best Actor

Bradley Cooper – A Star Is Born
Christian Bale – Vice
Rami Malek – Bohemian Rhapsody - Winner
Steve Coogan – Stan & Ollie
Viggo Mortensen – Green Book

Best Supporting Actress

Amy Adams – Vice
Claire Foy – First Man
Emma Stone – The Favourite
Margot Robbie – Mary Queen of Scots
Rachel Weisz – The Favourite - Winner

Best Supporting Actor

Adam Driver – BlacKkKlansman
Mahershala Ali – Green Book - Winner
Richard E Grant – Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Sam Rockwell – Vice
Timothée Chalamet – Beautiful Boy

Best Original Music

If Beale Street Could Talk 
Isle of Dogs 
Mary Poppins Returns 
A Star Is Born - Winner

Best Cinematography

Bohemian Rhapsody
Cold War 
The Favourite 
First Man 
Roma - Winner

Best Editing

Bohemian Rhapsody
The Favourite 
First Man
Vice - Winner

Best Production Design

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
The Favourite - Winner
First Man 
Mary Poppins Returns

Best Costume Design

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Bohemian Rhapsody
The Favourite - Winner
Mary Poppins Returns
Mary Queen of Scots

Best Make-Up & Hair

Bohemian Rhapsody
The Favourite - Winner
Mary Queen of Scots 
Stan & Ollie

Best Sound

Bohemian Rhapsody - Winner
First Man
Mission: Impossible – Fallout 
A Quiet Place 
A Star Is Born

Best Special/Visual Effects

Avengers: Infinity War
Black Panther - Winner
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
First Man
Ready Player One

Best Original Screenplay

Cold War – Janusz Głowacki, Paweł Pawlikowski
The Favourite – Deborah Davis, Tony McNamara - Winner
Green Book – Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly, Nick Vallelonga
Roma – Alfonso Cuarón
Vice – Adam McKay

Best Adapted Screenplay

BlacKkKlansman – Spike Lee, David Rabinowitz, Charlie Wachtel, Kevin Willmott - Winner
Can You Ever Forgive Me? – Nicole Holofcener, Jeff Whitty
First Man – Josh Singer
If Beale Street Could Talk – Barry Jenkins
A Star Is Born – Bradley Cooper, Will Fetters, Eric Roth

Best British Short Animation

I’m OK
Roughhouse - Winner

Best British Short Film

73 Cows - Winner
Bachelor, 38
The Blue Door
The Field 

EE Rising Star award (voted for by the public)

Barry Keoghan
Cynthia Erivo
Jessie Buckley
Lakeith Stanfield
Letitia Wright - Winner

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