'The Revenant' named best picture at BAFTAs

LONDON -- Endurance epic "The Revenant" has been named best picture at the British Academy Film Awards, while its star Leonardo DiCaprio won the best actor prize.

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Alejandro G. Inarritu took the best director trophy on Sunday for the saga of a fur trapper fighting for his life in a pitiless 19th-century U.S. West.

Brie Larson won the best actress prize for "Room."

The British awards, known as BAFTAs, are considered a portent of success at Hollywood's Feb. 28 Academy Awards.



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