Lincoln leads BAFTA nominations

  • A film about U.S. president Abraham Lincoln has received 10 BAFTA nominations, including best film and best actor for Daniel Day-Lewis.

    Day-Lewis's co-stars Tommy Lee Jones and Sally Field in Lincoln have been nominated for best supporting actor and actress.

    However, the film's director Steven Spielberg missed out in the best director category.

    The nominations were announced at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts headquarters in London on Wednesday.

    Musical adaptation Les Miserables and Ang Lee's Life of Pi have received nine nominations.

    Bond film Skyfall received eight nominations, including best British film and best supporting actor for Javier Bardem.

    The winners of the 2013 BAFTA film awards will be announced at a ceremony on February 10 in London.

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