Argo Wins Top Honor at BAFTAs

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Unlike recentyears, one film did not dominate the winners list at the 2013 British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards event.

Argo was awarded BAFTAs for Best Picture and Best Editing as well as Ben Affleck winning Best Director. Quentin Tarantino took home Best Original Screenplay for Django Unchained, which also included Christoph Waltz’s Best Supporting Actor win.

Daniel Day-Lewis  won Best Leading Actor for Lincoln, and Emmanuelle Riva won Best Leading Actress for her performance in Amour, beating top contenders Jennifer Lawrence and Jessica Chastian. Anne Hathaway also garnered another Best Supporting Actress award for her performance in Les Misérables. For the first time in Bond film history, Skyfall won Outstanding British Film.

The full 2013 BAFTA Awards winners list can be viewed here. Check out the winners for the major categories below.

Best Film: Argo
Best Director:   Ben Affleck  for Argo
Best Film Not in the English Language: Amour
Outstanding British Film: Skyfall
Best Editing: Argo
Best Leading Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis for Lincoln
Best Leading Actress: Emmanuelle Riva for Amour
Best Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz for Django Unchained
Best Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway for Les Misérables
Best Original Screenplay: Django Unchained by Quentin Tarantino
Best Adapted Screenplay: Silver Linings Playbook by David Russell
Best Animated Film: Brave
Best Sound: Les Misérables
Best Production Design: Les Misérables
Best Hair and Makeup: Les Misérables
Best Cinematography: Life of Pi
Best Visual Effects: Life of Pi
Best Original Music: Skyfall

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