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No Country for Old Men Wins Big at Oscars


If anything can turn a film into an instant classic, it’s the Academy Award. This year, the big winner is No Country for Old Men which won for best film, director, supporting actor and adapted screenplay. But the Oscars this year also suggested that what’s destined to be classic can also have an international flair. Other top honors went to talent from abroad: Spain’s Javier Bardem, France’s Marion Cotillard, and Britain’s Daniel Day-Lewis and Tilda Swinton.

Best Film: No Country for Old Men

Best Actor in a Leading Role:
Daniel Day-Lewis (There Will Be Blood)

Best Actress in a Leading Role:
Marion Cotillard ( La Vie en Rose )

Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Javier Bardem (No Country for Old Men)

Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Tilda Swinton ( Michael Clayton )

Best Director: Ethan Coen and Joel Coen ( No Country for Old Men )

A complete list of winners follows the jump.

Original Screenplay: Diablo Cody ( Juno )

Adapted Screenplay: Joel Coen and Ethan Coen ( No Country for Old Men )

Achievement in Art Direction: Dante Ferreti for Art Direction; Francesca Lo Schiavo for Set Decoration ( Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street )

Achievement in Costume Design: Alexandra Byrne ( Elizabeth: The Golden Age )

Achievement in Film Editing: Christopher Rouse ( The Bourne Ultimatum )

Achievement in Makeup: Didier Lavergne and Jan Archibald ( La Vie en Rose )

Achievement in Sound Editing: Karen Baker Landers and Per Hallberg ( The Bourne Ultimatum )

Achievement in Sound Mixing: Scott Millan, David Parker and Kirk Francis ( The Bourne Ultimatum )

Achievement in Visual Effects:
Michael Fink, Bill Western, Ben Morris and Trevor Wood ( The Golden Compass )

Best Animated Feature: Brad Bird (Ratatouille)

Best Animated Short Film: Peter & the Wolf

Best Cinematography: Robert Elswit (There Will Be Blood)

Best Documentary Feature: Taxi to the Dark Side

Best Documentary Short: Freeheld

Best Foreign Film: The Counterfeiters (Austria)

Best Live Action Short Film: Le Mozart des Pickpockets

Best Original Score: Dario Marianelli ( Atonement )

Best Original Song: “Falling Slowly” by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova ( Once )

If you’d like to weigh on in the results yourself, AMC’s Oscar poll is still open.

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