Surprising winners at BAFTA Awards 2023: ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ and ‘Elvis’ win

Some amazing awards were handed out on Sunday night at the BAFTA Film Awards in London. The German war film All Quiet on the Western Front, the most nominated film of the evening, picked up seven awards this Sunday, including the statuette for best film of the year.

In addition to best picture, the film also won best director, best adapted screenplay, best foreign film, best original score and best sound. Next all silent the particularly wacky movie Elvis is also a big award-winner on the night: even lead actor Austin Butler won best male lead.

The best British film of the night is undoubtedly The Banshees of Inisherin, which in addition to the Best British Film statuette won another three BAFTAs: Best Supporting Actress (Kerry Condon), Best Supporting Actor (Barry Keoghan) and Best Screenplay. original. . Aftersun won the statuette for best British debut feature.

Perhaps the biggest surprise of the evening is the fact that the Academy Awards favorite, Everything Everywhere All at Once, only took home one statuette. Only the statuette for best editing went to the film.

List of winners and nominees
Best film
All Quiet on the Western Front (WINNAAR)
– The Banshees of Inisherin
– Everything everywhere at once
– Deposit

best british film
– After the sun
The Banshees of Inisherin (WINNAAR)
-Brian and Charles
– Empire of Light
– Good luck to you, Big Leo.
– Living
– Mathilda the Musical
– See how they work
– The swimmers
– The wonder

best director
-Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert- Everything everywhere at once
-Martin McDonagh- The Banshees of Inisherin
-Park Chan-wook- decision to leave
-Todd Field- Deposit
Eduardo Berger- All calm on the west front (WINNER)
-Gina Prince Bythewood- the king woman

best Actor
Austin Butler- Elvis (WINNER)
-Brendan Fraser- The whale
-Colin Farrell- The Banshees of Inisherin
-Daryl McCormack- Good luck to you Big Leo
-Pablo Mescal- After the sun
-Bill Nighy- Living

Best actress
– Ana De Armas – Blond
Cate Blanchett- Deposit (WINNER)
-Danielle Deadwyler- Until
-Emma Thompson- Good luck to you Big Leo
-Michelle Yeoh- Everything everywhere at once
-Viola Davis- the king woman

Best Supporting Actor
-Albrecht Schuch- All calm on the west front
-Barry Keoghan- The Banshees of Inisherin
-Brendan Gleeson- The Banshees of Inisherin
Eddie Redmayne the good nurse
-Michael Ward- empire of light
-Ke Huy Quan- Everything everywhere at once

Best Supporting Actress
-Angela Bassett- Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
-Carey Mulligan- She said
-Donny De Leon- triangle of sadness
-Hong Chau- The whale
Jamie Lee Curtis Everything everywhere at once
Kerry Condon – (WINNER)

Best Original Screenplay
The Banshees of Inisherin – Martin McDonagh (WINNER)
Everything everywhere at once -Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert
The Fabelmans -Steven Spielberg, Tony Kushner
Deposit – Todd’s Field
triangle of sadness – Ruben Östlund

Best Adapted Screenplay
All calm on the west front -Edward Berger (WINNER)
Living -Kazoo Ishiguro
the quiet girl -Colm Barrett
She said -Rebecca Lenkiewicz
The whale -Samuel D.Hunter

look at full list of winners and nominees here. The BAFTAs are the film awards awarded each year by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. The awards are also seen as the British counterpart to the Oscars.

Photo credit: Hraybould

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