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LONDON (AFP) – Joaquin Phoenix on Sunday (Feb 2) won a Bafta for his brooding performance as the troubled man who would become Batman's arch-nemesis in dark comic book tale Joker.

He beat Leonardo DiCaprio (Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood), Adam Driver (Marriage Story), Taron Egerton (Rocketman) and Jonathan Pryce (The Two Popes).

Renee Zellweger won Best Actress for her portrayal of Judy Garland's late-life comeback tour in "Judy", marking a stunning renaissance for her own wide-ranging career.

She bested Jessie Buckley (Wild Rose), Scarlett Johansson (Marriage Story), Saoirse Ronan (Little Women) and Charlize Theron (Bombshell) to land the prize.

Sweeping World War I odyssey movie “1917” won Best Film, and earned Sam Mendes the coveted award for Best Director, a double triumph for the movie ahead of the Oscars.

It beat “The Irishman”, “Joker”, “Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood” and “ParasiRead More – Source

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