Mon, 27 February 2012 03:29:46 ET
The other winners at the 84th Annual Academy Awards include Jean Dujardin and Christopher Plummer for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor respectively.
The winners of the 84th Annual Academy Awards have been announced on Sunday, February 26 at a ceremony which was held at Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. Rooney Mara
walked out with empty hands by the end of the night, losing Actress in a Leading Role to Meryl Streep
Beside beating "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
" actress, Streep bested "Albert Nobbs
" actress Glenn Close
and "The Help
" star Viola Davis. The Margaret Thatcher depicter on "The Iron Lady
" additionally defeat another strong contender Michelle Williams
, who got a nomination for her role in "My Week with Marilyn
Upon receiving the award, she said, "When they called my name, I had this feeling I could hear half of America going, 'Oh, come on, why? Her again?!' But, whatever." Thirty years ago, Streep won the same title for her film "Sophie's Choice". She additionally won Actress in a Supporting Role in 1979 through her movie "Kramer vs. Kramer".
"First I'm going to thank Don, because when you thank your husband at the end of the speech, they play him out with the music," Streep continued. "I want him to know that everything I value most in our lives you've given me," she said while turning to his sculptor husband. She additionally thanked her friend of 30 years, J. Roy Helland, for turning her into Sophie and Kramer back then.
Another big winner at the prize-giving event was Jean Dujardin. The actor grabbed Actor in a Leading Role trophy thanks to his role in "The Artist
". He successfully beat out the likes of Demian Bichir ("A Better Life
"), George Clooney
"), Gary Oldman
("Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
"), and Brad Pitt
Christopher Plummer was also among the victorious one. The 82-year-old actor grabbed grab the Actor in a Supporting Role and became the oldest Oscars winner. He successfully beat out the likes of Kenneth Branagh
("My Week with Marilyn"), Jonah Hill
("Moneyball"), Nick Nolte ("Warrior
"), and Max von Sydow ("Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
"The Artist" and "Hugo
" were the films which dominated the full winner list by collecting a total of five kudos each. The former was recognized for achievement in Best Picture, Directing, Original Score and Costume Design. Meanwhile, the Martin Scorsese-directed film received nods for Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, Art Direction, Cinematography, and Visual Effects.
The winners of 84th Annual Academy Awards:
- Best Picture: "The Artist"
- Best Actor in a Leading Role: Jean Dujardin - "The Artist"
- Best Actress in a Leading Role: Meryl Streep - "The Iron Lady"
- Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Christopher Plummer - "Beginners"
- Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Octavia Spencer - "The Help"
- Best Animated Feature: "Rango"
- Best Cinematography: "Hugo" - Robert Richardson
- Best Art Direction: "Hugo" - Dante Ferretti and Francesca Lo Schiavo
- Best Costume Design: "The Artist"
- Best Directing: Michel Hazanavicius - "The Artist"
- Best Documentary - Feature: "Undefeated"
- Best Documentary - Short Subject: "Saving Face"
- Best Film Editing: "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)" - Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter
- Best Foreign Language Film: "A Separation"
- Best Makeup: "The Iron Lady" - Mark Coulier and J. Roy Helland
- Best Music (Original Score): "The Artist" - Ludovic Bource
- Best Music (Original Song): "The Muppets" - "Man or Muppet" by Bret McKenzie
- Best Short Film (Animated): "The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore"
- Best Short Film (Live Action): "The Shore"
- Best Sound Editing: "Hugo" - Philip Stockton and Eugene Gearty
- Best Sound Mixing: "Hugo" - Tom Fleischman and John Midgley
- Best Visual Effects: "Hugo" - Rob Legato, Joss Williams, Ben Grossmann and Alex Henning
- Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay): "The Descendants" - Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon, and Jim Rash
- Best Writing (Original Screenplay): "Midnight in Paris" - Woody Allen
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