The Revenant, Mad Max sweep awards at Baftas

Actor Leonardo DiCaprio and director Alejandro G Inarritu both take home a trophy for their work on the gruelling survival drama

Wilderness drama The Revenant scooped up five awards at this year's Baftas, winning best picture, best director for Alejandro G Inarritu, best actor for Leonardo DiCaprio, best sound and cinematography.

Fast-paced desert adventure Mad Max: Fury Road took home four awards -  Costume Design, Makeup & Hair, Production Design and Editor for Margaret Sixel.

Brie Larson won the best leading actress award for her role as a kidnapped mother in Room.

The documentary award was won by the hotly tipped Amy, about the life and death of Amy Winehouse.

Kate Winslet won her third Bafta for her role as Apple marketing executive Joanna Hoffman in Steve Jobs. Winslet said she was “overwhelmed” to win in what had been an “extraordinary year for women”.

Spotlight won one award, best original screenplay, with co-writer and director Tom McCarthy dedicating the award to the reporters on the Boston Globe, who broke the story of the Catholic church paedophile priest cover-up, and the survivors of the abuse.

The Big Short also came away with one award, best adapted screenplay for Adam McKay and Charles Randolph.

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