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Adarsh Gourav loses BAFTA to Anthony Hopkins

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April 12, 2021 11:04 IST
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Nomadland dominates BAFTAs 2021 with four wins.

IMAGE: Frances McDormand in Nomadland.

Director Chloe Zhao's meditative drama Nomadland emerged as the top winner at the BAFTA Film Awards 2021 by bagging four major awards, including the best film.

The film's lead star Frances McDormand picked up the best actress trophy while the best director award went to Zhao. The film was a winner in the cinematography category as well.

The film's win at the BAFTAs cosolidates its chances as the frontrunner at the Oscars later this month.

Emerald Fennell's #MeToo drama Promising Young Woman was named the outstanding British film at the ceremony with Fennel, who played Camilla Parker Bowles in the hit Netflix drama The Crown, also winning in the screenplay category.

The outstanding debut by a British writer, director or producer went to Remi Weeks' His House.

Thomas Vinterberg's Another Round was adjudged as the best film not in the English language.

My Octopus Teacher, a moving story about the bond shared between a diver and an Octopus, won the BAFTA in the documentary category.

The animated film BAFTA went to Pete Docter-Danna Murray's Soul. The movie won its second award in the original score category.


Photograph: Kind courtesy Adarsh Gourav/Instagram

Anthony Hopkins starrer The Father won the best actor award for the veteran star, a category where India's Adarsh Gourav was also nominated for his role in The White Tiger. The Father also won the adapted screenplay BAFTA.


IMAGE: Daniel Kaluuya in Judas and the Black Messiah.

In the supporting actress category, the award went to South Korea's veteran star Yuh-Jung Youn for her role as the maternal grandmother in Minari, while Daniel Kaluuya was named the winner in the supporting actor category for his role as the fiery Black Panther leader Fred Hampton.

The Riz Ahmed-starrer Sound of Metal bagged two BAFTA awards in the editing and sound categories.

IMAGE: Chadwick Boseman in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, starring late Chadwick Boseman and Viola Davis, was named a winner in the costume design and make-up and hair categories.

Mank, David Fincher's period drama about Herman Mankiewicz, the screenwriter of Citizen Kane, won an award in the production design category, while Christopher Nolan's time inversion story Tenet won an award in the special visual effects category.

The British short animation Bafta went to The Owl and the Pussycat and the British short film award went to The Present.

Rocks won in the casting category and helped Bukky Bakray become the youngest EE rising star at the age of 19.

The List of winners at BAFTA 2021

Best Leading Actress: Frances McDormand, Nomadland
Best Leading Actor: Anthony Hopkins, The Father
Best Supporting Actress: Yuh-Jung Youn, Minari
Best Supporting Actor: Daniel Kaluuya, Judas and the Black Messiah
Best Film: Nomadland
Best Animated Film: Soul
Best Director: Chloé Zhao, Nomadland
Outstanding British Film: Promising Young Woman
Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer: His House, Remi Weekes (Writer/Director)
Best Film Not In English Language: Another Round
Best Documentary: My Octopus Teacher
Best Original Screenplay: Promising Young Woman, Emerald Fennell
Best Adapted Screenplay: The Father, Christopher Hampton and Florian Zeller
Best Original Score: Soul, Jon Batiste, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
Best Casting: Rocks
Best Cinematography: Nomadland
Bafta Academy Fellowship: Ang Lee
EE Rising Star award: Bukky Bakray
Outstanding debut by a British writer, director or producer: His House, Remi Weekes (Writer/Director)
Editing: Sound of Metal, Mikkel E G Nielsen
Production Design: Mank, Donald Graham Burt, Jan Pascale
Costume Design: Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Ann Roth
Special Visual Effects: Tenet, Scott Fisher, Andrew Jackson, Andrew Lockley
Make up & Hair: Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Matiki Anoff, Larry M Cherry, Sergio Lopez-Rivera, Mia Neal
Sound: Sound of Metal, Jaime Baksht, Nicolas Becker, Phillip Bladh, Carlos Cortés, Michelle Couttolenc
British Short Animation: The Owl and The Pussycat, Mole Hill, Laura Duncalf
British Short Film: The Present, Farah Nabulsi

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