"Chicago" Wins Two British Academy Film Awards

News   "Chicago" Wins Two British Academy Film Awards
"Chicago" added to its trove of film trophies Feb. 23 when it won two Orange British Academy Film Awards, known as the BAFTAS.

Catherine Zeta-Jones won the BAFTA for Actress in a Supporting Role for her role as Velma Kelly in "Chicago." The movie also won for Best Sound. The Roman Polanski film "The Pianist" won the Best Film prize.

The ceremony was held on Feb. 23 at the Odeon, Leicester Square. Stephen Fry hosted.

"Chicago," the film version of Kander and Ebb's musical, has unexpectedly become one of the event films of the season, culling rave reviews and cartloads of awards. It is expected to top the $100 million mark at the box office by the end of February.

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