The film «Survivors» by Mexican Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu triumphed at the awards ceremony of the British Academy of film and television arts (BAFTA). At a ceremony held on Sunday evening in the Royal Opera house in the district of Covent garden, a picture of Leonardo Di Caprio in the leading role triumphed in five of the eight categories in which nominated.
«Survivor» received awards in the nominations: «best film», «best Director» «best actor», «best soundtrack» and «best cinematography», reports Reuters.
For 41-year-old DiCaprio BAFTA award became the first in his career. Three times he was among the contenders for «best actor» in the films «the Aviator» (The Aviator, 2004), «the Departed» (The Departed, 2006) and «the Wolf of wall street» (The Wolf of Wall Street, 2013), but was never awarded.
At the ceremony the actor did not hide his joy. Receiving the award from actress Julianne Moore, he turned with gratitude to his mother, congratulating her on her birthday.
The award «best actress» was awarded to actress brie Larson, who played in the drama of Irish film Director Leonardo Abrahamson ‘s «Room» (Room 2015). 26-year-old Larson sang in the film role of a woman named MA, who was kidnapped while still a teenager, and has since lived with a young son in the tiny bathroom. Earlier for the same role she was awarded the first «Golden globe», became the owner of the award screen actors Guild USA.
BAFTA for «best supporting actor» on Sunday have received the mark of the Novella, who played a Soviet spy-illegal immigrant in the American historical film by Steven Spielberg «Spy bridge» (Bridge of Spies, 2015). This award was the only one in the collection of filmmakers nominated in nine categories, reports TASS.
«Best actress» was recognized the British Kate Winslet for the role of Joanna Hoffman in the biographical drama Danny Boyle’s «Steve jobs» (Steve Jobs, 2015).
The film «Brooklyn» (Brooklyn, 2015) directed by John Crowley received an award as «best British film». The film is based on the novel by Irish writer Colm the Toybin.
The winner in the category «best animated film» was a Comedy-drama 3D film «Puzzle» (Inside out, 2015). «Best documentary film» has been named the painting «Amy» (Amy, 2015) about the life of British singer Amy Winehouse. «Star wars: the Awakening forces» (Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens, 2015) received the award for «best visual effects».
Dystopia «Mad Max: fury Road» (Mad Max: Fury Road, 2015) George Miller received awards in four categories — «best art Director, best costume design, «best editing», «best makeup and hairstyles».
The loser of the evening was the movie «Carol» (Carol, 2015) directed by Todd Haynes. The film with the American actress cate Blanchett in the title role, telling about the love of two women in new York in the middle of the last century, was nominated in nine categories, and as a result was left without any awards. Never received a «bronze mask» and the film «the Martian» (The Martian, 2015) directed by Ridley Scott (6 nominations), «From the machine» (Ex machina, 2014) Alex garland, «Girl from Denmark» (The Danish Girl, 2015) Tom Hooper (5), an Assassin (Sicario, 2015) Denis Villeneuve (3 nominations).
The BAFTA is considered the dress rehearsal for the American award «Oscar», the ceremony which will be held in two weeks.
We will remind, earlier for playing in the movie «the Survivors» DiCaprio received a Golden globe award and first award from the screen actors Guild. With this role the actor also claims to be the «Oscar».
The film «Survivor» won 5 BAFTA nominations, DiCaprio best actor in 15.02.2016