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    Argo Wins Best Picture at the 2013 BAFTA Awards, Ben Affleck Best Director

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    Lincoln may have been the BAFTA favorite going into the competition, but it couldn't shut down Argo.

    Although the presidential biopic racked up 10 nominations for the British Academy Film Awards this year, it was Ben Affleck's drama that stole the show, winning Best Picture. 

    Jennifer Lawrence lands in London for BAFTA Awards 2013

    Ben Affleck Matt Sayles/Invision/AP

    While the Academy may have snubbed Affleck for this year's Oscars in the Best Director category, the Argo filmmaker won big at this awards show, taking that category as well.

    Affleck could not make a three-peat out of his BAFTA wins, however, losing the leading actor honor to Daniel Day-Lewis for his starring role in Lincoln. On the the women's side, Amour star, 85-year-old Emmanuel Riva, beat out the likes of Helen Mirren, Jennifer Lawrence and Jessica Chastain for the leading actress nod.

    Meanwhile, Anne Hathaway and Christoph Waltz took home the supporting actress and supporting actor nods for Les Miserables and Django Unchained, respectively. 

    Lincoln leads 2013 BAFTA nominations

    Check out the complete list of winners:

    Best Film: Argo

    Leading Actor: Daniel Day Lewis, Lincoln

    Leading Actress: Emmanuel Riva, Amour

    Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained

    Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway, Les Misérables

    Director: Ben Affleck, Argo

    Original Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained

    Adapted Screenplay: David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook

    Film Not in the English Language: Amour

    Animated Film: Brave

    Outstanding British Film: Skyfall

    Outstanding Debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer: Bart Layton, Dimitri Doganis, The Imposter 

    Cinematography: Claudio Miranda, Life of Pi

    Editing: William Goldenberg, Argo

    Production Design: Eve Stewart, Les Miserables

    Costume Design: Jacqueline Durran, Anna Karenina

    Sound: Les Misérables

    Special Visual Effects: Life of Pi

    Makeup & Hair: Lisa Westcott, Les Misérables

    Short Film: Swimmer

    The Orange Rising Star Award: Juno Temple

    • Short Animation: The Making of Long Bird

    • Documentary: Searching for Sugar Man

    • Original Score: Thomas Newman, Skyfall

    • Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema: Tessa Ross 

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