"The King's Speech" had a royally good night in London on Feb. 13, when the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) gave the film seven awards—more than any other 2010 film. BAFTA nominations include many nominees for the 2011 Academy Awards. The Oscars will be awarded on Sunday, Feb. 26. As one British journalist noted, "Only the little gold men remain."
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"The King's Speech" won in the following BAFTA categories:
Best leading actor: Colin Firth
Best supporting actor: Geoffrey Rush
Best supporting actress: Helena Bonham Carter
Best original screenplay: David Seidler
Best original music: Alexandre Desplat
Outstanding British Film