'La La Land' dominates the BAFTAs

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'La La Land' scores wins for Best Film, Best Actress, Best Director, Best Original Music and Best Cinematography ...

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La La Land took home five trophies at the 2017 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards on Sunday night

The movie musical scored prizes for Best Film, Best Actress for Emma Stone, Best Director for Damien Chazelle, Best Original Music for Justin Hurwitz and Best Cinematography.

Collecting her prize, Emma called the film "one of the greatest working experiences of my life" and alluded to the "divisive" political climate when she said how great it is the film world could come together "to celebrate the positive gift of creativity and how it can transcend borders and help others feel less alone. "

Manchester by the Sea was a double winner with wins for lead actor Casey Affleck and Best Original Screenplay for Kenneth Lonergan, as well as Lion, which took home accolades for Best Adapted Screenplay for Luke Davies and Best Supporting Actor for Dev Patel

Other winners included I, Daniel Blake for Outstanding British Film, Son of Saul for foreign language film, and Kubo and the Two Strings for Best Animation, while Tom Holland was voted the EE Rising Star by the public.

Mel Brooks was honoured with the BAFTA Fellowship Award, which was presented to him by Prince William, Nathan Lane and Simon Pegg.

The ceremony was presented by Stephen Fry at the London Royal Albert Hall.

The full list of winners is as follows:

  • Best Film: La La Land
  • Outstanding British Film: I, Daniel Blake
  • Best Director: Damien Chazelle - La La Land
  • Best Leading Actor: Casey Affleck - Manchester by the Sea
  • Best Leading Actress: Emma Stone - La La Land
  • Best Supporting Actress: Viola Davis - Fences
  • Best Supporting Actor: Dev Patel - Lion
  • EE Rising Star Award: Tom Holland
  • Best Original Screenplay: Kenneth Lonergan - Manchester by the Sea
  • Best Adapted Screenplay: Luke Davies - Lion
  • Best Original Music: Justin Hurwitz - La La Land
  • Best Animated Film: Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Best Documentary: 13th
  • Best Film Not in the English Language: Son of Saul
  • Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer: Babak Anvari, Emily Leo, Oliver Roskill, Lucan Toh - Under the Shadow
  • Best Cinematography: Linus Sandgren - La La Land
  • Best Special Visual Effects: Robert Legato, Dan Lemmon, Andrew R. Jones, Adam Valdez - The Jungle Book
  • Best Production Design: Stuart Craig, Anna Pinnock - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  • Best Costume Design: Madeline Fontaine - Jackie
  • Best Makeup and Hair: J. Roy Helland, Daniel Phillips - Florence Foster Jenkins
  • Best Sound: Sylvain Bellemare, Claude La Haye, Bernard Gariepy Strobl - Arrival
  • Best Editing: John Gilbert - Hacksaw Ridge
  • Best Short Film: Home
  • Best Short Animation: A Love Story
  • BAFTA Fellowship: Mel Brooks

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