BAFTA Awards 2019: Monochrome looks, shiny embellishments on BAFTA red carpet

Sergio Cunningham
February 12, 2019

The film also won the Sound prize.

The royal couple sat in the front row for the star-studded awards ceremony and greeted some of the night's winners, including best actress victor Olivia Coleman, who is also an Oscar nominee for her portrayal of Queen Anne in The Favourite.

The film is nominated for six Oscars as well as outstanding film at the GLAAD Media awards, which honour the best representations of the LGBT community in film and television.

"I am seriously touched this film has been received the way it has been received", the 57-year-old filmmaker said while receiving his BAFTA for best director.

"If they do good movies, they should be recognized.I'm very happy that they're embracing diversity.in a time in which the theatrical experience had become so gentrified", Cuaron said on the red carpet about Netflix.

"The thing I really want to do is, Emma and Rachel (must keep this together) not just for your performances but for what you did after the cameras stopped rolling".

Colman, who portrays the monarch as frail and tempestuous, won the Leading Actress category, a victory that had been expected by many.

Rachel is nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role along with co-star Emma Stone while Olivia is up for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

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"We're having an wonderful night aren't we".

"As far as I'm concerned, all three of us are the same and should be the lead.This is for all three of us. It's got my name on it, but we can scatch some other names on".

BAFTA also recognized Rami Malek as Best Actor in "Bohemian Rhapsody" where Malek played the iconic rock star Freddie Mercury. He paid tribute to Mercury in his acceptance speech.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge has outshone some of Hollywood's biggest stars as a special guest at the British Academy Film Awards.

Writer-director Alfonso Cuaron's black-and-white memoir Roma was the big victor at the BAFTA Awards ceremony at Royal Albert Hall in London on Sunday. Presenters also included Prince William, who has served as president of BAFTA since 2010.

Best supporting actor went to Mahershala Ali for "Green Book", a comedy-drama in which he plays a jazz pianist on a tour of the Deep South in 1962.

BlackKklansman won the prize for Best Adapted Screenplay and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse scored the Best Animated Film trophy.

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