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'The King's Speech' Takes 7 BAFTA Awards Including Best Picture; David Fincher Wins Best Director

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist February 14, 2011 at 12:25AM

Tom Hardy Honored With Orange Wednesdays Rising Star AwardThe awards season train for "The King's Speech" keeps on going this weekend with the film picking up 7 BAFTA Awards on Sunday including Best Film, Best Original Screenplay and a trio of trophies for the film's lead actors, Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter. However, it wasn't an entire clean sweep of the major categories as "The Social Network" fans will be pleased to know that David Fincher took home Best Director; the film also won Adapted Screenplay and Editing honors.
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Tom Hardy Honored With Orange Wednesdays Rising Star Award



The awards season train for "The King's Speech" keeps on going this weekend with the film picking up 7 BAFTA Awards on Sunday including Best Film, Best Original Screenplay and a trio of trophies for the film's lead actors, Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter. However, it wasn't an entire clean sweep of the major categories as "The Social Network" fans will be pleased to know that David Fincher took home Best Director; the film also won Adapted Screenplay and Editing honors.

Other wins of note: Natalie Portman took Best Actress for "Black Swan"; "Toy Story 3" won Best Animated Film; "Four Lions" nabbed best Brit debut; "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" took Best Film Not In The English Language while Tom Hardy deservedly snagged the Orange Wednesdays Rising Star Award. Complete list of winners below. [IndieWire]

Best Film
The King’s Speech

Outstanding British Film
The King’s Speech

Director
David Fincher - The Social Network

Outstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director Or Producer
Chris Morris - Four Lions

Leading Actor
Colin Firth - The King’s Speech

Leading Actress
Natalie Portman - Black Swan

Supporting Actor
Geoffrey Rush - The King’s Speech

Supporting Actress
Helena Bonham Carter - The King’s Speech

Original Screenplay
The King’s Speech - David Seidler

Adapted Screenplay
The Social Network - Aaron Sorkin

Film Not In The English Language
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

Animated Film
Toy Story 3

Original Music
The King’s Speech - Alexandre Desplat

Cinematography
True Grit - Roger Deakins

Editing
The Social Network - Angus Wall, Kirk Baxter

Production Design
Inception - Guy Hendrix Dyas, Larry Dias, Doug Mowa

Costume Design
Alice in Wonderland - Colleen Atwood

Sound
Inception - Richard King, Lora Hirschberg, Gary A Rizzo, Ed Novick

Special Visual Effects
Inception - Corbould, Franklin, Lockley, Bebb

Make Up & Hair
Alice in Wonderland - Valli O’Reilly, Paul Gooch

Short Animation
The Eagleman Stag - Michael Pleas

Short Film
Until the River Runs Red - Paul Wright, Poss Kondeatis

Orange Wednesdays Rising Award
Tom Hardy

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