The Favourite may have been the favourite, but it was Roma that took the night’s big prize at the Bafta film awards.
The black and white, two-and-a-half-hour long subtitled film might not have “box office smash” written all over it – but then again, it wasn’t aiming for the box office.
Despite having a limited theatrical release, most will have seen Alfonso Cuaron’s film on Netflix – and its success on Sunday night marks the first ever best film Bafta for the streaming service.
But there were plenty of other awards for The Favourite, which took home seven prizes including original screenplay, outstanding British film, and acting awards for Olivia Colman and Rachel Weisz. Read more