Friday 9 December 2016

WATCH: Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu struggles to pronounce Domhnall Gleeson's name at the BAFTAs

Published 14/02/2016 | 22:49

Best director Alejandro Inarritu holds his award at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards at the Royal Opera House in London, February 14, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Best director Alejandro Inarritu holds his award at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards at the Royal Opera House in London, February 14, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville

At least he tried.

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Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu took time to thank his leading cast members while accepting the BAFTA for Best Director for The Revenant, but one cast member proved to be too much of a tongue twister.

After thanking Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy, the Oscar-winning moviemaker wanted to thank his "Irish friend" Domhnall Gleeson, who also features in the film, but struggled to get through it.

Watch here:

Alejandro Gonsalez Inarritu had some trouble with Domhnall Gleeson's name... #bafta

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