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"Argo" Wins Best Film at BAFTAs

Warner Bros. Pictures(LONDON) -- Ben Affleck's Argo received the top award Sunday in London at the British Academy of Film and Television Awards, or the BAFTAs.

The thriller earned the prize for best film, plus best director for Affleck.  It also was given an editing award.

Steven Spielberg's Lincoln was the leading nominee, with 10 nods, but it only picked up one award: best actor, for Daniel Day-Lewis.

Eighty-five-year-old Emmanuelle Riva of the French-language film Amour was named best actress.

The James Bond flick Skyfall earned the prize for best British film.

A full list of winners is available at  Here are the winners in the major categories:

Best Film


Outstanding British Film

Animated Film


Argo, Ben Affleck

Original Screenplay

Django Unchained, Quentin Tarantino

Adapted Screenplay
Silver Linings Playbook, David O. Russell

Leading Actor
Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

Leading Actress
Emmanuelle Riva, Amour

Supporting Actor

Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained

Supporting Actress
Anne Hathaway, Les Miserables

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

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