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The Hurt Locker outshines Avatar at BAFTA

By: By: Shekhar H Hooli
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American war thriller The Hurt Locker, which has been directed by Kathryn Bigelow, has beaten off James Cameron's 3D film Avatar by winning the Best Film BAFTA Awards 2010. Actor Colin Firth bagged Best Actor Award for his performance in A Single Man while Carey Mulligan walked away with Best Actress for acting in An Education.

The Hurt Locker has won six awards like Best film, Best director, Best Editing, Best Sound, Best Original screenplay, Best Cinematography. Meanwhile, Cameron's Avatar also got two awards such as Best Production Design and Best Visual Effects.

The following is the list of awards:

Best Film - The Hurt Locker
Best British Film - Fish Tank
Best Director - Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker
Best Actor - Colin Firth, A Single Man
Best Actress - Carey Mulligan, An Education
Best Supporting Actor - Christoph Waltz, Inglourious Basterds
Best Supporting Actress - Mo'nique, Precious: Based on the Novel Push by Sapphire
Best Rising Star - Kristen Stewart
Best British Debut - Director Duncan Jones, Moon
Best Original Screenplay - The Hurt Locker
Best Adapted Screenplay - Up in the Air
Best Music - Michael Giacchino, Up
Best Cinematography - The Hurt Locker
Best Editing - The Hurt Locker
Best Production Design - Avatar
Best Costume Design - The Young Victoria
Best Sound - The Hurt Locker
Best Visual Effects - Avatar
Best Makeup and Hair - The Young Victoria
Best Animated Feature - Up

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