'Argo' wins Best Film at BAFTA

London, Feb. 11 (ANI): 'Argo' beat competition from 'Lincoln,' 'Les Miserables' to win the Best Film award at the BAFTA's.

The thriller film also helped Ben Affleck win the Best Director award, his first BAFTA, the Mirror reported.

Emmanuelle Riva won the Best Actress in a leading role for French film 'Amour,' while the Best Actor award was won by Daniel Day Lewis for his portrayal of former President Abraham Lincoln in film 'Lincoln.'

'Skyfall' beat 'Les Miserables' to win Outstanding British film.

Christoph Waltz won the award for Best Supporting Actor for Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained' and the Best Supporting Actress was won by Anne Hathaway for her role in 'Les Miserables.'

The Rising Star award went to 23-year-old British actress Juno Temple.

The BAFTA award winners are:

Best Film: Argo

Best Director: Ben Affleck

Leading Actor: Daniel Day Lewis

Leading Actress: Emmanuelle Riva

Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz

Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway

Fellowship Award: Alan Parker

Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema: Tessa Ross

Outstanding British Film: Skyfall

Outstanding debut by a British Writer, Director or Producer: The Imposter

Film Not In The English Language: Amour

Documentary: Searching For Sugarman

Animated Film: Brave

Original Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino for Django Unchained

Adapted Screenplay: Silver Linings Playbook

Original Music: Skyfall

Cinematography: Life Of Pi

Editing: Argo

Production Design: Les Miserables

Costume Designer: Anna Karenina

Makeup and Hair:

Sound: Les Miserables

Special Effects: Life Of Pi

Short Animation: The Making Of Longbird

Short Film: Swimmer

Rising Star Award: Juno Temple (ANI)