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Roma best film at the BAFTA’s, The Favourite is the big winner with seven awards

The Netflix production Roma’s Sunday evening in London, voted best film at the annual awards ceremony by the British Film and Televisieacademie (Bafta). The kostuumdrama The Favourite is the big winner of the evening with seven awards.

So got Rachel Weisz won the award for the best female supporting role. Also, there were awards for Best production design, Best Original Screenplay, Best make-up and hair and Best Costume design. The film also won the award for ‘Outstanding British film’.

Olivia Colman is crowned best actress for her role as ‘Queen Anne’ in The Favourite. The kostuumdrama of the Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos was in total nominated for 12 prizes. Bohemian Rhapsody, First Man, Roma and A Star is Born all had seven nominations.

Lanthimos handle in addition to the prize for best director. Alfonso Cuarón won this award with Roma. He won with the film also won the award for Best Cinematography and best foreign film.

Absolutely Fabulous actress Joanna Lumley presented the award ceremony. They began the evening with a joke about the Oscars: “Thank god the BAFTA a host. But I suspect that’s because I’m not on Twitter”.

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Rami Malek wins best actor for role as Freddie Mercury

Bohemian Rhapsody, the biopic about Freddie Mercury, was awarded a BAFTA for Best Sound. Rami Malek was for his role as the Freddie Mercury the movie chosen as best actor. Mahershala Ali received a BAFTA for best male supporting role in the film Green Book.

Bohemian Rhapsody fished behind the net for Best Original Music. That prize went to A Star Is Born, the movie with Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper.

Last year, Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri named best film.

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Uitreking of BAFTA’s this year are more diverse

The presentation of the BAFTA’s this year will be more diverse than previously. The organization had previously know that the winner of the award for best British film and the award for best debut by a British writer, director or producer must meet two of the four diversiteitsstandaarden of the British film academy.

The standards are turning to the representation of gender, ethnicity and sexual orientation.

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Nominations British film award BAFTA from next year, more diverse

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