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Oscars 2012: Academy Awards in pictures

  27th February 2012, LOS ANGELES, USA: The 84th Academy Awards- also known as Oscar Awards- were held this week at Los Angeles  

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The Oscars are the biggest awards in 'Hollywood'- as the film industry in US is called. Hollywood, being the wealthiest and most glamorous of film industries across the world, is a widely watched event.   Highlights from the 2012 event and winners:
    • Best Picture: French silent movie The Artist
Thomas Langmann and Michel Hazanavicius - Best Picture - THE ARTIST
    • Best Director: Michel Hazanavicius
Michel Hazanavicius - Directing - THE ARTIST
    • Best Actor: Jean Dujardin for his work in the movie The Artist
Jean Dujardin wins Best Actor for THE ARTIST
    • Actress Meryl Streep won her third Oscar (Best Actress) for the movie based on Margaret Thatcher (Ex British Prime Minister) The Iron Lady, while 3D family film Hugo won five awards including cinematography and visual effects
Meryl Streep Best Actress    
  • 82-year-old Christopher Plummer became the oldest winner ever as best supporting actor for Beginners
  Christopher Plummer wins Best Supporting Actor for BEGINNERS.   A complete list of Oscar winners is available at the Oscars Site     Source attribution: Featured picture: Impact Nottingham All pictures: Oscars Site

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