Wild Rose's blooming great night at Scots BAFTAs

Country music drama wins three awards

by Amber Wilkinson

Jessie Buckley in Wild Rose
Jessie Buckley in Wild Rose Photo: Neon
Wild Rose was the big winner in the film department at last night's Scottish BAFTAS, taking home three awards.

Tom Harper film about a troubled Glasgwegian woman who dreams of making it big in Nashville, was named Best Film, while Nicole Taylor was awarded the Best Writer gong and star Jessie Buckley was crowned Best Actress.

Lorn Macdonald was named Best Actor for his role as teenager Spanner in Beats, which tells the story of two pals attempting to attend a rave in the Nineties.

The Fiction Director BAFTA went to Jon Baird for his Laurel and Hardy biopic Stan & Ollie.

The Animation award was won by Love, Death And Robots - Helping Hand, directed by Jon Yeo, Caleb Bouchard, while Hannah Currie, Beth Allan won the Short Film award for That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore.

The full list of film and TV winners can be found on the BAFTA site.

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