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February 27, 2012

Academy Awards: “The Artist” wins the Oscar for Best Picture

“The Artist” won the Oscar for best picture on Sunday night at the 84th annual Academy Awards.

The producer, Thomas Langmann, and the director, Michel Hazanavicius, accepted the award.

The film also won awards for best director, best actor, best original score and costume design.

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Photo: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences poster for the 84th Academy Awards. The art features the iconic Oscar statuette alongside memorable images from eight films spanning eight decades: “Gone with the Wind” (1939), “Casablanca” (1943), “Giant” (1956), “The Sound of Music” (1965), “The Godfather” (1972), “Driving Miss Daisy” (1989), “Forrest Gump” (1994) and “Gladiator” (2000). Credit: © A.M.P.A.S.

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Photo: For the category Best Motion Picture of the Year, the Oscar goes to “The Artist” produced by Thomas Langmann. Thomas Langmann, Michel Hazanavicius and cast accept the award during the live ABC Television Network broadcast of the 84th Academy Awards from the Hollywood and Highland Center, in Hollywood, CA, Sunday, February 26, 2012. Credit: Matt Brown / © A.M.P.A.S.

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Photo: Tina Fey and Bradley Cooper present the Oscar for Achievement in Film Editing during the live ABC Television Network broadcast of the 84th Annual Academy Awards from the Hollywood and Highland Center in Hollywood, CA, Sunday, February 26, 2012. Credit: Matt Brown / © A.M.P.A.S.

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Photo: Jessica Chastain, Oscar nominee for Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, arrives for the 84th Annual Academy Awards from Hollywood, CA, February 26, 2012. Credit: Bryan Crowe / © A.M.P.A.S.

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Photo: Sandra Bullock presents the Oscar to Asghar Farhadi for the Best Foreign Language Film of the Year from Iran, “A Separation” directed by Asghar Farhadi, during the live ABC Television Network broadcast of the 84th Annual Academy Awards from the Hollywood and Highland Center, in Hollywood, CA, Sunday, February 26, 2012. Credit: Michael Yada / © A.M.P.A.S.

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Photo: George Clooney, Oscar nominee for Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role and Adapted Screenplay, arrives for the 84th Annual Academy Awards, Hollywood, CA, February 26, 2012. Credit: Richard Harbaugh / © A.M.P.A.S.

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Photo: Tina Fey and Bradley Cooper pose with Oscar winners for Achievement in Film Editing for “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”, Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall backstage during the live ABC Televison Network broadcast of the 84th Annual Academy Awards from the Hollywood and Highland Center, in Hollywood, CA, Sunday, February 26, 2012. Credit: Rick Salyer / © A.M.P.A.S.

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Photo: Actors Meryl Streep and Jean Dujardin pose in the press room at the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic. © 2012 Jeff Kravitz).

NOMINEES

Best Picture

• “The Artist” Thomas Langmann, Producer — Winner

• “The Descendants” Jim Burke, Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor, Producers

• “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close” Scott Rudin, Producer

• “The Help” Brunson Green, Chris Columbus and Michael Barnathan, Producers

• “Hugo” Graham King and Martin Scorsese, Producers

• “Midnight in Paris” Letty Aronson and Stephen Tenenbaum, Producers

• “Moneyball” Michael De Luca, Rachael Horovitz and Brad Pitt, Producers

• “The Tree of Life” Sarah Green, Bill Pohlad, Dede Gardner and Grant Hill, Producers

• “War Horse” Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy, Producers

Actor in a Leading Role

• Demian Bichir in “A Better Life”

• George Clooney in “The Descendants”

• Jean Dujardin in “The Artist” — Winner

• Gary Oldman in “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy”

• Brad Pitt in “Moneyball”

Actor in a Supporting Role

• Kenneth Branagh in “My Week with Marilyn”

• Jonah Hill in “Moneyball”

• Nick Nolte in “Warrior”

• Christopher Plummer in “Beginners” — Winner

• Max von Sydow in “Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close”

Actress in a Leading Role

• Glenn Close in “Albert Nobbs”

• Viola Davis in “The Help”

• Rooney Mara in “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”

• Meryl Streep in “The Iron Lady” — Winner

• Michelle Williams in “My Week with Marilyn”

Actress in a Supporting Role

• Berenice Bejo in “The Artist”

• Jessica Chastain in “The Help”

• Melissa McCarthy in “Bridesmaids”

• Janet McTeer in “Albert Nobbs”

• Octavia Spencer in “The Help” — Winner

Directing

• “The Artist” Michel Hazanavicius — Winner

• “The Descendants” Alexander Payne

• “Hugo” Martin Scorsese

• “Midnight in Paris” Woody Allen

• “The Tree of Life” Terrence Malick

Cinematography

• “The Artist” Guillaume Schiffman

• “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” Jeff Cronenweth

• “Hugo” Robert Richardson — Winner

• “The Tree of Life” Emmanuel Lubezki

• “War Horse” Janusz Kaminski

Academy Awards for outstanding film achievements of 2011 were presented on Sunday, February 26, at the Hollywood & Highland Center, and televised live by the ABC Television Network. The Oscar presentation was also televised live in more than 225 countries worldwide.

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