By Creative Media Times
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri took top honors at BAFTAs, The British Academy of Film and Television Arts, winning 5 awards including best film, best actress for its lead Frances McDormand, and best supporting actor for Sam Rockwell.
The Shape Of Water, which led the night with 12 nominations, won three including for director Guillermo del Toro.
Gary Oldman, the sole British actor to win an acting award, took home best actor for Darkest Hour and hailed the late prime minister: “Winston Churchill, the man himself, in those dark uncertain days in 1940 held the line for honour, for integrity and freedom, for his nation. I thank you, Sir Winston, I thank you the Churchill family and once again Bafta, I am so grateful and incredibly honoured.”
Below is a partial list of winners. For the full list of winners, go to Bafta.org:
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin, Martin McDonagh
“The Shape of Water,” Guillermo Del Toro
Gary Oldman, “Darkest Hour”
Frances McDormand, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
Sam Rockwell, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
Allison Janney, “I, Tonya”
OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri,” Martin McDonagh, Graham Broadbent, Pete Czernin