BAFTA Awards 2019: Roma Wins Best Film and Best Director

British actress Joanna Lumley returned to host BAFTA Awards show in London’s Royal Albert Hall, Sunday night, February 10, 2019.

As expected, The Favourite earned the largest number of awards, seven, including Supporting Actress for Rachel Weisz, Best Actress for Olivia Colman and best original screenplay, though Roma won the top two prize, for best film and best director.

Yorgo Lanthimos’ The Favourite film also took prizes for best production design, best costume design, best hair & makeup and the outstanding British film prize.

Roma came in second with four prizes, including best director for Alfonso Cuaron, best film not in the English language, and best cinematography.

The leading actor prize went to Rami Malek for Bohemian Rhapsody, while favorite Mahershala Ali was lauded for “Green Book.

Vice surprised with the award for best editing, while Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman took the best adapted screenplay trophy.

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