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Slumdog Millionaire, Winslet top Bafta 2009 nominations
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London (ANI): Golden Globes' top winners Slumdog Millionaire and actress Kate Winslet have now also garnered Bafta 2009 nominations. While Danny Boyle's film walked away with four trophies at the Globes, including one for the best dramatic film, the Brit actress took home two gongs 'Best 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 year's 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.