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The King’s Speech has a sweeping victory at the BAFTA Awards.

by  |  February 14th, 2011  |  News

Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter in The King's Speech.

According to EW.COM:

The King’s Speech which is a movie about the sudden ascencion to the throne of King George VI, a man who has a major speech impediment, who takes great pains to over come it, and delivers a flawless speech that would ultimately be heard around the world; has had a sweeping victory at the BAFTA awards!

The Following is a list of some of the winners at this years BAFTA Awards:

Best Film: The King’s Speech

Outstanding British Film: The King’s Speech

Outstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director or Producer: Four Lions, Director/Writer Chris Morris

Best Director: The Social Network, David Fincher

Best Original Screenplay: The King’s Speech, David Seidler

Adapted Screenplay: The Social Network, Aaron Sorkin

Best Foreign Film: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Best Animated Film: Toy Story 3

Best Actor: Colin Firth, The King’s Speech

Best Actress: Natalie Portman, Black Swan

Best Supporting Actor: Geoffrey Rush, The King’s Speech

Best Supporting Actress: Helena Bonham Carter, The King’s Speech

Best Original Music: The King’s Speech, Alexandre Desplat

Cinematography: True Grit, Roger Deakins

Editing: The Social Network, Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter

Production Design: Alice in Wonderland, Robert Stromberg and Karen O’Hara

Costune Design: Alice in Wonderland, Colleen Atwood

Sound: Inception, Richard King, Lora Hirschberg, Gary A. Rizzo, and Ed Novick

Special Visual Effects: Inception, Chris Corbould, Paul Franklin, Andrew Lockley, and Peter Bebb

Make Up and Hair: Alice in Wonderland

Animated Short: The Eagleman Stag

Short Film: Until the River Runs Red

Orange Wednesday Rising Award: Tom Hardy

For more info on the winners of the BAFTA Awards click here:


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