Ben Affleck's Argo continued its accolades winning streak Sunday in London, with the true-life Iran hostage drama picking up the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Best Film and Best Director and Ben and fellow producers George Clooney and Grant Heslov, who were on hand to celebrate their victory.
Ben dedicated his directing prize to "anyone out there who's trying to get their second act," and then George quipped: "I don't know what you’re going to do for a third act."
Top acting kudos went to Daniel Day-Lewis for Lincoln and Emmanuelle Riva for Amour, and supporting prizes went to Christolph Waltz for Django Unchained and Anne Hathaway for Les Misérables.
Other notable nods went to the lates 007 adventure Skyfall as Best British Film; Django Unchained for Best Original Screenplay; Silver Linings Playbook for Best Adapted Screenplay; Amour for Best Film Not in the English Language; Brave for Best Animated Film and Searching for Sugar Man for Best Documentary.
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