”Roma,” which is directed by Alfonso Cuarón, received not only the prize for the best film but also for best director, best cinematography and best foreign language film. ”The favourite” which is directed by Yorgos Lanthimos took home the most prizes during the evening, a total of seven, including best british film, best original screenplay and best actress in a leading role. The award for best actor in a leading role went to Rami Malek for his role in ”Bohemian rhapsody”.
Linus Sandgren was nominated in the category best cinematography for the film ”First man,” but was without price. Also, the Swedish director Björn Runges film ”The wife” had a chance to win a prize. Glenn Close, who plays the wife of a laureate in literature, was nominated in the category best actress in a leading role, but the prize went to Olivia Colman for her role in ”The favourite”.
Kostymdramat ”The favourite” was the evening's favourite and was nominated in a total of twelve categories.
Baftagalan described as the british equivalent to the Oscars and is arranged in the Royal Albert Hall in London.