12 Years a Slave was the big winner at the BAFTA Awards, taking the prize for Best Film. The BAFTA Awards ceremony ended with some interesting results.
The ceremony is believed to be the predictor for who will win the Oscars, so discovering who took the most important awards is surely interesting.
So, while 12 Years a Slave received the prize for Best Film, Gravity was another big winner. Actually, the movie starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock received 6 of the 11 awards for which it was nominated.
Chiwetel Ejiofor, the talented actor who starred in 12 Years a Slave, won the award for best actor in this movie.
The drama film is a very interesting story, one that is surely worth to be watched. Now, the recognition that the movie received at the BAFTA Awards only proves the impact that the story and the production have.
Actor Ejiofor paid tribute to McQueen when receiving his award, saying that he deserves all the credit for this wonderful project.
Gravity, on the other hand, may not have taken the big award, but it received a lot of credit, too. The movie own the best British film, best sound, best original music, best special visual effects and best cinematography.
The director of the movie, Cuaron, took the award for director prize and claimed that he was thrilled with the win, as he considers himself part of the British film industry.
The award for best leading actress was received by Cate Blanchett, for her wonderful role in Blue Jasmin. Cate made a beautiful gesture in her acceptance speech, dedicating the award to late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Jennifer Lawrence won the award for best supporting actress, while the movie American Hustle received the honor for best original screenplay and best makeup and hair.
The award for best British short animation went to Sleeping with the Fishes, while the one for best British short film went to Room 8.
Best production design award and costume design award went to The Great Gatsby, while best supporting actor was named Barkhad Abdi for his very impressive role in the movie Captain Phillips.