Frances McDormand Wins Best Actress Award At The 2018 BAFTAs

Frances McDormand has won the best actress prize at the British Academy Film Awards for her performance as a bereaved mother in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.”

Critics and viewers have called McDormand riveting as a mother seeking justice for her murdered daughter in Martin McDonagh’s tragicomic film.

Unlike most women in attendance, McDormand did not dress all in black in a gesture against sexual harassment. She opted for a red and black dress.

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READ: ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ Wins Outstanding British Film Award At The BAFTAs

McDormand acknowledged her attire, noting “I have a little problem with compliance. But I want you to know that I stand in full solidarity with my sisters tonight in black.”

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