10:46 19 January 2011
The King's Speech is leading the way in the nominations for this year's Bafta awards.
The film, which stars Colin Firth as King George VI, is up for 14 prizes, closely followed by the ballet thriller, Black Swan with 13 nods.
Facebook film, The Social Network, which triumphed at this year's Golden Globes, received six Bafta nominations.
The King's Speech is up for best film and best director, while Colin Firth is up against The Social Network's Jesse Eisenberg and True Grit's Jeff Bridges for best actor.
Pete Postlethwaite, who recently passed away, is up for best supporting actor for his role in The Town.
The UK Film Council, which partly funded The King's Speech, told the BBC that the film was a "phenomenal British success story".
The film took £4.4m in its first weekend of release and is currently at the top of the UK and Ireland box office.
This year's Bafta ceremony will be held at London's Royal Opera House on 13 February and will be hosted by Jonathan Ross.
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