Baftas – Winners and Harry Potter sco


. After nearly 100,000 votes cast, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban ran away with the ‘Orange Film of The Year Award’ at the BAFTA award ceremony on Saturday night. It gained more than 60,000 votes leaving the other films on the shortlist trailing in its wake.

The Aviator and British movie Vera Drake have shared the main honours at the 2005 Bafta film awards. The Aviator won best film, and Cate Blanchett won best supporting actress for her role in the epic.

Vera Drake won best director for Mike Leigh while Imelda Staunton took home the award for best actress.

Jamie Foxx won best actor for Ray, while British actor Clive Owen took best supporting actor for Closer repeating their success at the Golden Globes in January. Kate Winslet walked away empty-handed on Saturday despite two nominations for best actress.

Best Film

The Aviator

David Lean Award for Best Achievement in Direction

Mike Leigh, Vera Drake

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

Imelda Staunton, Vera Drake

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

Jamie Foxx, Ray

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

Cate Blanchett, The Aviator

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

Clive Owen, Closer . ]]>

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