'The Favourite' Leads BAFTA Winners

'The Favourite' Leads BAFTA Winners

Feb 11, 2019

The Favourite

Commonly referred to as the British equivalent of the Academy Awards, the winners of the 72nd British Film Awards have now been announced. This year, The Favourite won awards in seven categories, including Outstanding British Film. Olivia Colman and Rachel Weisz (pictured above) received awards for their exquisite performances.

Alfonso Cuarón's Roma also won in multiple categories, including Best Film. The awards are presented by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA), an independent arts charity. Read onward to see the winners.

Best Film

The Favourite
Green Book
Winner - Roma
A Star Is Born

Outstanding British Film

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

Leading Actress

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

Leading Actor

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

Supporting Actress

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

Supporting Actor

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


Spike Lee, BlacKkKlansman
Pawel Pawlikowski, Cold War
Yorgos Lanthimos, The Favourite
Winner - Alfonso Cuaron, Roma
Bradley Cooper, A Star Is Born

Animated Film

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


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

Film Not in the English Language

Cold War
Winner - Roma

EE Rising Star Award

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

See all the winners at the official BAFTA site

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