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“Life of Pi” wins 2 BAFTAs

By NewsDesk • Published on February 11, 2013

life of piAng Lee’s Life of Pi, shot in India with an Indian cast, won two BAFTAs: Best Cinematography for Claudio Miranda and Special Visual Effects. Life of Pi actor Suraj Sharma, who was nominated for the Rising Star award up for public voting, lost it to British actress Juno Temple.

Argo won the Best Film while Ben Affleck won the Best Director BAFTA for the film. Michael Haneke’s Amour won in the ‘Film not in English Language’ category.

Complete list of winners:

Best Film: Argo

Director: Ben Affleck (Argo)

Leading Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln)

Leading Actress: Emmanuelle Riva (Amour)

Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained)

Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables)

Original Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino(Django Unchained)

Adapted Screenplay: David O Russell (Silver Linings Playbook)

Film Not in the English Language: Amour

Original Music: Skyfall (Thomas Newman)

Cinematography: Life Of Pi (Claudio Miranda)

Outstanding British Film: Skyfall

Animated Film: Brave

Editing: Argo (William Goldenberg)

Costume Design: Anna Karenina (Jacqueline Durran)

Make-up and Hair: Les Miserables (Lisa Westcott)

Sound: Les Miserables

Short Animation: The Making Of Longbird

Short Film: Swimmer

Bafta Fellowship: Sir Alan Parker

Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema: Tessa Ross

Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer: Bart Layton, Dimitri Doganis (The Imposter)

Documentary: Searching For Sugar Man

Production Design: Les Miserables (Eve Stewart, Anna Lynch-Robinson)

Special Visual Effects: Life Of Pi

THE EE Rising Star Award (voted for by the public): Juno Temple

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