FILE PHOTO: Director Sam Mendes poses at the world premiere of the film “1917” in London, Britain, December 4, 2019. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner/File Photo
LONDON (Reuters) – Sam Mendes’s “1917” won best film and best director at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards at a star-studded ceremony on Sunday.
The immersive World War One drama was also honored in the outstanding British film, sound, production design, cinematography and special visual effects categories.
Reporting by Paul Sandle; Editing by Chris Reese