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The Artist rules at the Oscars

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World's most coveted film awards, the Oscars, have been announced.

California. The 84th Academy Awards were hosted by Billy Crystal at the Hollywood and Highland Center in Hollywood, California earlier today. Crystal made his comeback after an eight year absence. It was the comedian's ninth appearance as a host.

The Best Picture Oscar went to the slilent film The Artist. The film also won the Actor In a Leading role trophy for Jean Dujardin, and a trophy for Michel Hazanavicius for Directing. In all The Artist took five awards.

Martin Scorsese's Hugo also won five awards.

Meryl Streep, in her 17th nomination, was a heavy favourite for the Actress In a Leading Role Oscar. She won eventually for The Iron Lady. The award coming her way again after 30 years and two previous trophies.

Saving Face a short film on the women vicitims of acid attacks won for Documentary Short. It was a memorable moment for the Pakistani director Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy who jointly bagged the prize with Daniel Junge. She became the first Pakistani to do so.

Iran's entry for Foreign Language Film, A Separation, took the trophy home. The film was a clear frontrunner ever since it was nominated.

 

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