The big winner of the night was The Grand Budapest Hotel, which won five awards, including many of the technical awards.
The Lunchbox managed to garner international acclaim, but could not beat Polish-Danish drama movie Ida to win the Film Not in the English Language category award at the 68th British Academy Film Awards.
In the foreign film category of the 68th British Academy Film Awards, The Lunchbox was competing with the likes of Russian drama Leviathan, Brazilian-British adventure drama thriller film Trash, Belgian drama Two Days, One Night and Polish-Danish drama Ida.
Here is the complete winner list of the 68th British Academy Film Awards:
Best Film: Boyhood
Outstanding British Film: The Theory Of Everything
Director: Richard Linklater (Boyhood)
Original Screenplay: Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
Adapted Screenplay: Anthony McCarten (The Theory Of Everything)
Leading Actor: Eddie Redmayne (The Theory Of Everything)
Leading Actress: Julianne Moore (Still Alice)
Supporting Actor: J.K. Simmons (Whiplash)
Supporting Actress: Patricia Arquette (Boyhood)
Outstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director Or Producer: Stephen Beresford (Writer), David Livingstone (Producer) For Pride
Film Not In English Language: Ida
Animated Film: The Lego Movie
Original Music: Alexandre Desplat (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
Cinematography: Emmanuel Lubezki (Birdman)
Editing: Tom Cross (Whiplash)
Production Design: Adam Stockhausen, Anna Pinnock (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
Costume Design: Milena Canonero (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
Make-Up And Hair: Frances Hannon (The Grand Budapest Hotel)
Sound: Thomas Curley, Ben Wilkins, Craig Mann (Whiplash)
Special Visual Effects: Paul Franklin, Scott Fisher, Andrew Lockley (Interstellar)
British Short Animation: The Bigger Picture
British Short Film: Boogaloo And Graham
The EE Rising Star Award: Jack O’Connell
It will definitely be interesting to see how any of this affects the outcome at the Oscars as the voting period just began a few days ago.
The 68th British Academy Film Awards was a glitzy affair and London's Royal Opera House. The big winner of the night was The Grand Budapest Hotel, ...3.5