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Brooklyn leads winners at London Evening Standard British Film Awards

Find out who else picked up awards at last night’s ceremony.

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The London Evening Standard British Film Awards took place last night at Television Centre in White City, London.

Presented by Simon Amstell, the awards celebrated a strong year for British cinema and film talent. The star-studded attendees included Agyness Dean, Idris Elba, Tuppence Middleton, Stanley Tucci, Matthew Perry, Vanessa Redgrave and Tom Courtenay.

Winners on the night included John Crowley’s Brooklyn, which picked up Best Film and Maggie Smith who picked up Best Actress for her performance in the critically acclaimed The Lady in the Van. Idris Elba walked away with Best Actor for his performance in Beasts of No Nation.

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The full list of winners last night are:

Best Film, In Partnership With Television Centre:
Brooklyn

Best Actor:
Idris Elba (Beasts Of No Nation)

Best Actress:
Maggie Smith (The Lady In The Van)

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Best Documentary:
Amy

Best Screenplay:
Emma Donoghue (Room)

Rising Star:
Maisie Williams (The Falling)

Award For Comedy (Film Or Performance):
Emma Thompson (The Legend Of Barney Thomson)

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Technical Achievement:
Mark Digby, Production Designer Of Ex-Machina

Special Award (Outstanding Contribution):
Alan Bennett For His Contribution To British Film

Editor’s Award:
45 Years

Blockbuster Of The Year:
Star Wars: The Force Awakens

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