February 28, 2011 05:10:07 GMT
It is the fourth prize taken by the British film at the Sunday ceremony which also sees 'Inception' domination.
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The 83rd Annual Academy Awards on Sunday, February 27 has been wrapped after unveiling the winner for Best Picture. Coming out as no surprise, "" takes the coveted prize after taking three other trophies that night.
, whom the movie's producer praises for "acting royalty", wins best actor title following Tom Hooper's win in Best Directing category. Earlier at the ceremony, the movie has claimed Best Original Screenplay for David Seidler's script.
"" is another big winner in terms of number, pocketing four nods. The Christopher Nolan-directed sci-fi is recognized for Achievement in Cinematography (Wally Pfisterin), Sound Editing (Richard King), Sound Mixing (Lora Hirschberg, Gary A. Rizzo and Ed Novick), and Visual Effects (Paul Franklin, Chris Corbould, Andrew Lockley and Peter Bebb).
As expected before, snatches the trophy for Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role. It is the only award claimed by "" after Darren Aronofsky loses the best director title.
Scooping multiple awards that night are "" with three, as well as "", "" and "" with two each. The ceremony was hosted by , who was nominated for best actor, and .
Full Winners List of the 83rd Annual Academy Awards:
- Best Motion Picture of the Year: ""
- Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role: - ""
- Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: - ""
- Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: - ""
- Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role: - ""
- Achievement in Directing: Tom Hooper - ""
- Adapted Screenplay: Aaron Sorkin - ""
- Original Screenplay: David Seidler - ""
- Best Foreign Language Film of the Year: "" (Denmark)
- Best Animated Feature Film of the Year: ""
- Best Documentary Feature: ""
- 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 - ""
- Achievement in Cinematography: Wally Pfister - ""
- Achievement in Costume Design: Colleen Atwood - ""
- Achievement in Makeup: Rick Baker and Dave Elsey - ""
- Achievement in Film Editing: Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter - ""
- Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Score): Trent
Reznor and Atticus Ross - ""
- Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Song): "We Belong
Together" - Music and Lyric by Randy Newman - ""
- Achievement in Sound Editing: Richard King - ""
- Achievement in Sound Mixing: Lora Hirschberg, Gary A. Rizzo and Ed Novick -
- Achievement in Visual Effects: Paul Franklin, Chris Corbould, Andrew Lockley
and Peter Bebb - ""
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