Cate Blanchett poses with her award for Best Leading Actress for ‘Tar’ during the 2023 British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Film Awards at the Royal Festival Hall in London, Britain on February 19, 2023. Photo credit: Henry Nichols
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTAs) hosted their annual film awards ceremony at the Royal Festival Hall at the Southbank Center on Sunday. Austin Butler, who played the legendary singer Elvis in the film of the same name, won the best actor award while Cate Blanchett won the best actress trophy for the film. the wire.
In her acceptance speech, Austin said, “This is truly extraordinary. To my fellow nominees, I am in awe of you. I am so grateful for all the times we were able to spend together.” Reports. Variety.
“I want to thank the Presley family, I can’t thank you enough for your love. I hope I’ve made you proud,” he added. Elvis’ daughter Lisa Marie Presley died last month – shortly after the film won a trophy at the Golden Globes.
Accepting the trophy, Cate Blanchett said, “This outstanding performance shatters the myth that the female experience is monolithic.”
Epic of the First World War All quiet on the Western Front Dominated at the BAFTAsWon seven awards including Best Film. The film set a new record for the most awards won by a non-English film. The film then topped the list with 14 nominations Banshees of Anshirin And Everything everywhere at onceeach with ten heads.
Irish actors Carrie Condon and Barry Keoghan won Best Supporting Actress and Actor respectively for the film. Banshees of Anshirin. The film was also declared as a Great British Film.
Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Presley biopic took home four awards – best casting, costume design, make-up and hair and best leading actor.