Mon, 28 February 2011 00:10:31 ET
Natalie wins her first Oscar for her portrayal of a neurotic ballerina in 'Black Swan', while the Tom Hooper-directed drama collects a total of four nods from the 83rd Annual Academy Awards.
All of the winners at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards have been announced on Sunday night, February 27. At a ceremony taking place in the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles, Natalie Portman
came out as one of the top winners as she took home her first Oscar, grabbing the kudo for Best Actress in a Leading Role.
The 29-year-old, who also won Best Actress at this year's Film Independent Spirit Awards, got the recognition thanks to her portrayal of paranoid ballerina in "Black Swan
". She best Nicole Kidman
of "Rabbit Hole
", Jennifer Lawrence
of "Winter's Bone
", Annette Bening of "The Kids Are All Right
" and Michelle Williams
of "Blue Valentine
Upon receiving her Golden Man statuette, the pregnant actress expressed her gratitude as saying, "I am so grateful to get to do the job that I do, I love it so much. I want to thank my parents, who are right there." She went on to praise the film's director, "Darren Aronofsky, you are a fearless elader and visionary." She further thanked her family, friends and fiance Benjamin Millepied.
While Natalie won the acting kudo, her dark ballet thriller failed to secure the ultimate honor of the night, the Best Picture. It has to admit defeat to British royals drama "The King's Speech
", which collected four accolades in total, including Best Actor for Colin Firth
and Best Director for Tom Hooper.
The 83rd Annual Academy Awards honored the best films of 2010. Hosted by Anne Hathaway
and James Franco
, it saw performances from Mandy Moore
and Zachary Levi
among others. "Alice in Wonderland
", "The Social Network
" and "Inception
" won more than one awards.
Full Winners List of the 83rd Annual Academy Awards:
- Best Motion Picture of the Year: "The King's Speech"
- Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: Colin Firth - "The King's Speech"
- Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Natalie Portman - "Black Swan"
- Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Christian Bale - "The Fighter"
- Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: Melissa Leo - "The Fighter"
- Achievement in Directing: Tom Hooper - "The King's Speech"
- Adapted Screenplay: Aaron Sorkin - "The Social Network"
- Original Screenplay: David Seidler - "The King's Speech"
- Best Foreign Language Film of the Year: "In a Better World" (Denmark)
- Best Animated Feature Film of the Year: "Toy Story 3"
- Best Documentary Feature: "Inside Job"
- Best Documentary Short Subject: "Strangers No More"
- Best Short Film (Animated): "The Lost Thing"
- Best Short Film (Live Action): "God of Love"
- Achievement in Art Direction: Robert Stromberg and Karen O'Hara - "Alice in Wonderland"
- Achievement in Cinematography: Wally Pfister - "Inception"
- Achievement in Costume Design: Colleen Atwood - "Alice in Wonderland"
- Achievement in Makeup: Rick Baker and Dave Elsey - "The Wolfman"
- Achievement in Film Editing: Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter - "The Social Network"
- Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Score): Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross - "The Social Network"
- Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Song): "We Belong Together" - Music and Lyric by Randy Newman - "Toy Story 3"
- Achievement in Sound Editing: Richard King - "Inception"
- Achievement in Sound Mixing: Lora Hirschberg, Gary A. Rizzo and Ed Novick - "Inception"
- Achievement in Visual Effects: Paul Franklin, Chris Corbould, Andrew Lockley and Peter Bebb - "Inception"
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