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Who Won What At The 2023 BAFTA Awards?

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The 76th edition of the British and Film Academy Awards took place in London on February 19 at the Royal Festival Hall and was hosted by Richard E Grant. Here is a list of the winners in the main categories:

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Best FilmThe 2022 film, All Quiet On The Western Front took this award home. Set against the backdrop of World War I, the story follows a solider and the realities of the war.

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Leading ActorAustin Butler won this award for his role in Elvis. Based on the life and times of the eponymous American rock and roll icon, this  story is narrated from his former manager's perspective.

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Leading ActressCate Blanchett won this award for her performance in TAR, based on a renowned conductor in the Berlin Philharmonic, whose life comes crashing down when she is accused of sexual abuse.

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Best DirectorEdward Berger was felicitated with this award for his film All Quiet On The Western Front. He is a German director and screenwriter known for films like 2014’s Jack and 2015’s Deutschland 83.

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Supporting ActorBarry Keoghan won the Best Supporting Actor award for his role as Dominic Kearney in the film The Banshees of Inisherin, a 2022 black tragicomedy film directed, written, and co-produced by Martin McDonagh.

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Supporting ActressAnother win for The Banshees of Inisherin crew came in the form of Kerry Condon winning the Best Supporting Actress award for her role as Siobhan Suilleabhain, taking the tally to a total of 4 awards for the film.

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EE Bafta Rising Star AwardEmma Mackey — who rose to fame with her roles in Sex Education, Emily, Eiffel, and Death on the Nile — was recognised as the rising star at the BAFTA awards. She will be seen in Barbie this year, too.