‘The King’s Speech’ Wins Big At 2011 BAFTA’s, Natalie Portman Wins Best Actress [PHOTOS]

February 13th, 2011 // Leave a Comment

The King’s Speech, the story of Queen Elizabeth II’s stammering father, was voted best film at this year’s British Academy Film Awards.

The best-director award went to David Fincher for The Social Network. Colin Firth, who picked up a BAFTA last year for his role in Tom Ford’s A Single Man, won another best-actor trophy for The King’s Speech.

PHOTOS: 2011 BAFTA’s Red Carpet Photos

In the leading-actress category, Natalie Portman, who was not present, took home the prize for Black Swan.

Supporting actor and actress went to Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter for The King’s Speech. JK Rowling and David Heyman took home the BAFTA Outstanding Contribution to Cinema award for the Harry Potter films.

Check out the full list of winners after the jump.

By Miu von Furstenberg

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