Royalty reigns: 'Scotland' and 'Queen' score BAFTAs
'Labyrinth' also tops among nodsIdi Amin biog- raphical drama "The Last King of Scotland" and Guillermo del Toro's rich gothic fairy tale "Pan's Labyrinth" swept through this year's Orange British Academy Awards, winning three awards each at a gala ceremony Sunday night at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden (HR 2/12).
It was a good night for Helen Mirren, whose winning run of awards continued after regal contemporary drama "The Queen" earned her the best actress award and was named best film.
Paul Greengrass received the David Lean Award for achievement in directing for "United 93."
"Scotland" was honored with the Alexander Korda Award for outstanding British film, one of the seven awards hosted on the night to be voted for by the BAFTA jury. It earned Forest Whitaker the best actor trophy for his tour de force as the Ugandan dictator, fending off competition from Daniel Craig, Leonardo DiCaprio, Peter O'Toole and Richard Griffiths.
"Scotland" also won the best adapted screenplay nod for writer Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock.
"Labyrinth" took home awards for best film not in the English language, best costume design and best makeup and hair.
"Little Miss Sunshine" won Alan Arkin the best supporting actor award and also took the award for original screenplay for Michael Arndt.
Jennifer Hudson won best supporting actress for her role in "Dreamgirls," beating out Emily Blunt, Abigail Breslin, Frances de la Tour and Toni Collette.