Magazine article Screen International

BAFTAs 2015: Boyhood, Grand Budapest Triumph

Magazine article Screen International

BAFTAs 2015: Boyhood, Grand Budapest Triumph

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Boyhood scoops Best Film and Best Director in London.Click here for full list of winnersClick here to read what the winners said

Boyhood scooped the Best Film award at the BAFTAs in London tonight with director Richard Linklater also winning Best Director and Patricia Arquette taking home the Best Supporting Actress prize.

With a hat-trick of BAFTAs, Linklater's revered drama is now building a head of steam as it heads to the Oscars having already won the Golden Globe for Best Feature Drama last month.

Meanwhile, Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel continued its rich vein of form on this year's awards circuit, scooping five awards.

The comedy, nominated for 11 awards in total, won prizes for Best Original Screenplay, Best Production Design, Best Costume Design, Best Hair and Makeup and Best Original Music for Alexandre Desplat.BY THE NUMBERS

5 - The Grand Budapest Hotel

3 - Boyhood

3 - The Theory of Everything

3 - Whiplash

1 - Birdman

1 - Ida

1 - Interstellar

1 - The Lego Movie

1 - Pride

Stephen Hawking biopic The Theory of Everything took home an impressive trio of awards, including Outstanding British Film, Best Actor for Eddie Redmayne and Best Adapted Screenplay for Anthony McCarten.

Damien Chazelle's drama Whiplash also scored a hat-trick of prizes, winning Best Supporting Actor for J K Simmons, Best Sound and Best Editing. …

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