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'Skyfall' Named the Film of the Year at 2013 British Film Awards

February 5, 2013 (6:27 am) GMT
The awards event held by the London Evening Standard also crowns Toby Jones and Andrea Riseboroughs as the Best Actor and Actress respectively.

"" has been named the Film of the Year by the 2013 British Film Awards. The latest James Bond movie starring won the coveted gong during the awards ceremony that took place at the London Film Museum in South Bank on Monday evening, February 4.

Picking up the top prize from presenter were producers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson. The Sam Mendes-helmed actioner was also praised by Sarah Sands, editor of the Evening Standard.

She said, "The London Evening Standard British Film Awards celebrate a sensational year for British film. Thanks in part of the extraordinary success of Skyfall - a truly big British movie, delivered with a panache Hollywood could envy - 2012 also highlighted the creativity, vision and talent of a new generation of British filmmakers, actors and actresses."

Taking home the Best Actor award was thanks to his performance in "Berberian Sound Studio". He even beat out strong rivals as ("") and (""). , meanwhile, was named the Best Actress for her performance as an IRA bomber in "".

As for the Best Screenplay award, Malcolm Campbell bagged the prize for his work in "What Richard Did". The ceremony also honored with the Editor's Award for the actor's stint in making an event of every one in his films.

The 40th Evening Standard British Film Awards was supported by Chopard and Moet & Chandon. The event was held in association with the London Film Museum.

The 2013 Evening Standard British Film Awards Winners:



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