Jake Gyllenhall and Charlize Theron joked together backstage after she presented him with his Bafta best supporting actor award for Brokeback Mountain.
The rain had been so heavy in London that the red carpet at the British Academy of Film Awards needed mopping before the guests began arriving.
A heavily-pregnant Rachel Weisz was nominated for best actress for The Constant Gardener, but lost out to Reese Witherspoon.
Stephen Fry was hosting the event at the Odeon in London's Leicester Square.
Heath Ledger and real-life partner Michelle Williams were once again both nominated for Brokeback Mountain. The pair have recently had a baby together.
Felicity Huffman, star of Desperate Housewives, with husband William H Macy. Huffman's role in Transamerica was overlooked for a Bafta.
Thandie Newton was the only one of her Crash castmates to win an award on the night. Writer and director Paul Haggis did win best original screenplay.
Neve Campbell was presenting an award on the night. The Canadian actress is currently starring in West End play Resurrection Blues.
Peter Sallis, who is the voice of Wallace in the Wallace and Gromit films, was posed at the awards with Imelda Staunton. Staunton won a best actress Bafta last year for Vera Drake.
Lord Attenborough presented a Bafta fellowship to producer Lord Puttnam, who was recognised for his vast body of work.
Renee Zellweger was another US actress who had travelled to London to present an award.