Haute Event: Quentin Tarantino, Daniel Day Lewis Win Big at BAFTA’s Brittania Awards

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Some of the biggest names in Hollywood were honored at BAFTA’s Brittania Awards on Wednesday evening.

Daniel Craig, Quentin Tarantino and Daniel Day Lewis were among the honorees at the haute ceremony, which was held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Scottish actor Alan Cumming emceed the event, which will be broadcast on BBC America.

Craig, who arrived later in the evening after attending the LA premiere of his latest James Bond film, Skyfall, received the Brittania Award for British Artist of the Year, presented by Harrison Ford; wife Rachel Weisz sat demurely by his side.

Day Lewis received the Stanley Kubrick Brittania Award for Excellence in Film by his Lincoln director, Steven Spielberg, confiding to the crowd that he was exhausted after watching the Presidential election the night before.

Tarantino picked up the John Schlesinger award from Roger Corman, while Trey Parker and Matt Stone received the Charlie Chaplin award from Josh Gad, the star of their Tony Award-winning play, The Book of Mormon. Will Wright also accepted an award from Olivia Munn.

Other attendees at the show included Rosanna Arquette, Sally Field, Ioan Gruffudd, Jared Harris, Naomi Harris, Natasha Henstridge, Berenice Marlohe, Sam Mendes, Franka Potente, Rufus Sewell, Kerry Washington and Harvey Weinstein.

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