Slumdog Millionaire sweeps to Bafta success
Slumdog Millionaire" swept Britain's BAFTA film awards (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) on Sunday winning best film, Danny Boyle with BAFTA award Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle with the BAFTA award in London.
British movie Slumdog Millionaire enjoyed a stunning night at the British Academy Film Awards in London, winning seven prizes including best film.
In a good night for UK talent, Kate Winslet won best actress for The Reader - effectively beating herself, as she was also up for Revolutionary Road.
The late Heath Ledger was named best supporting actor for playing The Joker in Batman blockbuster The Dark Knight.
The Wrestler star Mickey Rourke took home the best actor trophy.
As he collected his award, he made the audience laugh by swearing during his acceptance speech.
He then dedicated his award to late actor Richard Harris, adding: "It's such a pleasure to be back here, out of the darkness."
It is the second time Winslet has won a Bafta, having previously been named best supporting actress for Sense and Sensibility in 1995.
Her latest victory comes hot on the heels of a double win at January's Golden Globes.