Triple Bafta win for Argo

Argo was the big winner at the Bafta awards, scooping Best Film, Best Director for Ben Affleck and Best Editing.

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Harvey Weinstein: You never get tired of movies

Film producer and movie studio chairman Harvey Weinstein has been speaking to ITV Daybreak about his BAFTA success, picking up three awards at last night's awards.

He said the movie industry was like playing sports "I don't think you get tired of playing, and if you're on a winning team now and again it certainly rejuvenates you."

The Weinstein Company produced Silver Linings Playbook, which won best adapted screenplay.

Both its stars are nominated for Oscars in two weeks time.


Sir Alan Parker awarded Bafta Fellowship

The director and producer Sir Alan Parker has been awarded the 2013 Bafta Fellowship, the final award of the night.

Sir Alan, who made films including Evita, Midnight Express and Bugsy Malone during a long career, said the award was "incredibly flattering".

He said: "When you're halfway through your first film you're sure it's going to be your last then you blink and 40 years have gone by and you've made 14 films."

Argo takes Bafta award for Best Film

A scene from Argo Credit: BAFTA

Argo has won the Bafta award for Best Film. The honour was presented by Samuel L Jackson.

Director Ben Affleck and actor George Clooney took to the stage to accept the award.

Accepting his award for Best Director, Affleck said: "I want to say this is a second act for me and you've given me that, this industry has given me that and I want to thank you and I'm so grateful and proud."


Tarantino sees Django Unchained as part of trilogy

Speaking backstage, director Quentin Tarantino has said he sees Django Unchained as the second part in a trilogy following on from his Second World War film Inglourious Basterds.

He said both films were about righting the wrongs of history, adding: "I think there's something about this that begs a trilogy, three movies that go on this train and then drop it. I don't know what the third one's going to be yet."

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