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Standard honour for Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter in Sweeney Todd
Bonham Carter's Sweeney Todd role won her a Golden Globe nomination
Helena Bonham Carter has been named best actress at the Evening Standard British Film Awards.

She took the prize for roles in Sweeney Todd The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and Conversations With Other Women.

Oscar nominee Daniel Day-Lewis won best actor for his part in There Will Be Blood, while Joy Division biopic Control took best film.

Julie Christie, who is also up for an Academy Award for Away From Her, won the outstanding contribution prize.

She took the Alexander Walker Special Award - named after the London evening newspaper's late film critic - in honour of a career which spans five decades and includes films such as Don't Look Now and Doctor Zhivago.

Control, which documents the short life of Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis, also won best screenplay.

Radiohead guitarist Johnny Greenwood took the best film score award for his work on There Will Be Blood.

The awards ceremony was held at The Ivy restaurant in central London.

Full list of winners:

Best film: Control
Best actor: Daniel Day-Lewis - There Will Be Blood
Best actress: Helena Bonham Carter - Sweeney Todd/Conversations With Other Women
Best screenplay: Matt Greenhalgh - Control
Technical achievement: Atonement
(cinematographer Seamus McGarvey, production designer Sarah Greenwood, costume designer Jacqueline Durran)
Best film score: Jonny Greenwood - There Will Be Blood
Most promising newcomer: John Carney - writer/director of Once
Alexander Walker Special Award - Julie Christie


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