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Last Updated: Monday February 20 2006 07:22 GMT

Bafta win for Wallace and Gromit

Wallace and Gromit
Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit has been named best British film at the Baftas.

The film's director Nick Park said: "This is just amazing. I was just so delighted to be nominated alongside all the proper films tonight."

The animated adventure of the plasticine pals has already won loads of top film awards and could scoop the best animated film at the Oscars.

Narnia star James McAvoy won the first ever Bafta rising star prize.

Lots of the biggest names in Hollywood battled the British weather to go to the awards in London's Leicester Square.

Chronicles of Narnia actor James McAvoy
James McAvoy won the first ever rising star award
The red carpet, and some of the stars, were left soaked by the rain.

There weren't many British winners, with only Thandie Newton picking up one of the big awards, for best supporting actress.

Some of your fave films did pick up technical awards though, with the Goblet of Fire, King Kong and The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe all taking home one trophy.

British film producer Lord Puttnam won the Fellowship Award, the highest honour given out on the night.



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