Slumdog Millionaire, Kate Winslet now top Bafta 2009 nominees

January 15th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI  

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London, January 15 (ANI): Golden Globes top winners Slumdog Millionaire and actress Kate Winslet have now also garnered Bafta 2009 nominations.

While Danny Boyles film walked away with four trophies at the Globes, including one for the best dramatic film, the Brit actress took home two gongsBest Actress for Revolutionary Road and Best Supporting Actress for The Reader.

And now, both the runaway favourites are set to repeat their success at this years Baftas ceremony at London’’s Royal Opera House on February 8, reports the Telegraph.

The movie, which follows the story of the young boy from rags to riches, has won Bafta nominations for Best Film, Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing, Music, Production Design, Sound and Outstanding British Film categories.

Competing against it for Best Film would be The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Frost/Nixon, Milk and The Reader.

Fellow winner Kate was nominated twice in the leading actress category for her roles, one for The Reader and one for Revolutionary Road.

The Titanic star will be going against Angelina Jolie for Changeling, Kristin Scott Thomas for I”ve Loved You So Long and Meryl Streep for Doubt. (ANI)

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