"Argo" won the top prize for best film and Ben Affleck was named best director at Sunday's British Academy Film Awards. "Argo" beat out "Les Miserables," "Life of Pi", "Lincoln" and "Zero Dark Thirty." Affleck's competition was Kathryn Bigelow, Michael Haneke, Ang Lee and Quentin Tarantino. Affleck is not nominated for the directing Oscar but "Argo" is up for best picture. "This is a second act for me - you've given me that and I'm so grateful and proud," Affleck said in his BAFTA acceptance. "I want to dedicate this to anyone that's trying to get their second act because you can do it."
Also in London tonight, Daniel Day-Lewis won the BAFTA for best actor for his role in "Lincoln" and Emmanuelle Riva won best actress for "Amour." Anne Hathaway won best supporting actress for her role in "Les Miserables" and Christoph Waltz won best supporting actor for "Django Unchained."
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BBC.com screen grab of Affleck