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The Artist wins seven BAFTAs including Best Film, Leading Actor for Jean Dujardin and Director and Original Screenplay for Michel Hazanavicius

Meryl Streep wins Leading Actress

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, Hugo, The Iron Lady and Senna win two BAFTAs each

The Artist was named Best Film at tonight.s Orange British Academy Film Awards hosted by Stephen Fry, held at London.s Royal Opera House. The film also won six other awards: Director, Original Screenplay, Original Music, Cinematography, Costume Design as well as a performance award for Jean Dujardin who won the Leading Actor BAFTA.

Meryl Streep was awarded the BAFTA for Leading Actress for her performance as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady; the film was also honoured in the Make-Up & Hair category.

The Help.s Octavia Spencer won the Supporting Actress category and Christopher Plummer won Supporting Actor for his performance in Beginners.

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- Michelle McCue

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