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    Mon, 23 Feb 2009 14:35:59

    81st Annual Oscars Awarded Last Night - <i>Slumdog</i>, <i>Ben Button</i>, Kate Winslet, Heath Ledger are key winners

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    The revamped 81st annual Oscar ceremony, including an opening dance number celebrating nominees and nominated movies by host Hugh Jackman, were held last night. Below is a list of this year's winners in key categories.

    Best Picture

    Slumdog Millionaire

    Best Actor

    Sean Penn , Milk

    Best Actress

    Kate Winslet, The Reader

    Best Director

    Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire

    Best Supporting Actor

    Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight

    Best Supporting Actress

    Penelope Cruz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona

    Best Original Screenplay

    Dustin Lance Black, Milk

    Best Adapted Screenplay

    Simon Beaufoy, Slumdog Millionaire

    Best Cinematography

    Slumdog Millionaire

    Best Animated Feature


    Best Art Direction

    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

    Best Documentary Feature

    Man on Wire

    Best Documentary Short Subject

    Smile Pinki

    Best Live Action Short


    Best Animated Short Film

    La Maison en Petits Cubes

    Best Visual Effects

    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

    Best Costume Design

    The Duchess

    Best Makeup

    The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

    Best Sound Editing

    The Dark Knight

    Best Sound Mixing

    Slumdog Millionaire

    Film Editing

    Slumdog Millionaire

    Original Score

    A.R. Rahman, Slumdog Millionaire

    Best Song

    A.R. Rahman and Sampooran Singh Gulzar, "Jai Ho," Slumdog Millionaire

    Best Foreign Language Film


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