'Roma' wins Best Film at UK's BAFTA awards

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The prestigious United Kingdom academy named black-and-white film "Roma" best picture of 2018, while also honoring its director Alfonso Cuaron as best director.

British costume comedy The Favourite earned the accolade for Best British Film, Best Actress for Olivia Colman, Supporting Actress for Rachel Weisz, Original Screenplay, Costume Design, Makeup & Hair, and Production Design.

"Reverting back to a world of separation and isolation is not a solution to anything", Cuaron added, at a time when U.S. President Donald Trump is demanding a wall be built on the U.S. border with Mexico.

Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron poses with his awards for Best Film and Best Director for Roma.

Meanwhile The Favourite - which stars Olivia Colman as Britain's 18th century Queen Anne - won seven BAFTAs. On Sunday, the critically-acclaimed movie had four wins, including Cinematography and Film Not In The English Language.

"The thing I really want to do is, Emma and Rachel (must keep this together) not just for your performances but for what you did after the cameras stopped rolling".

The film is nominated for six Oscars as well as outstanding film at the GLAAD Media awards, which honour the best representations of the LGBT community in film and television.

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This year's leading actress category is similarly competitive, featuring Glenn Close for "The Wife", Lady Gaga for "A Star Is Born", Melissa McCarthy for "Can You Ever Forgive Me?", Olivia Colman for "The Favourite" and Viola Davis for "Widows".

"We're having an unbelievable night aren't we".

However, unlike other award shows, viewers won't be able to watch Sunday's ceremony live when it starts at 7 p.m. GMT in London's Royal Albert Hall. We are going to get so pissed later.

"This isn't for the lead it's for 'a' lead and as far as I'm concerned all three of us are the same and should be the lead and it's weird that we can't do that".

Rami Malek took the Leading Actor prize for his portrayal of late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in "Bohemian Rhapsody", adding to his Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award wins for the role.

Rami Malek won leading actor for "Bohemian Rhapsody", and Mahershala Ali won supporting actor for "Green Book". "A Star is Born" won the award for best original music.

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