‘The King’s Speech’ reigns at 83rd Academy Awards

Monday, February 28, 2011

LONDON - ‘The King’s Speech,’ was the clear favourite at the 83rd Academy Awards as the Anglo-Australian film won best picture and three other Oscars.

The film is based on the life of the King George VI-the royal who led Britain in World War II and the father of current monarch Queen Elizabeth-played by Colin Firth as a shy man with a crippling stutter.

The movie entered the ceremony at the Kodak Theatre with a leading 12 nominations.

The period film also won Best Actor, Best Director and Original Screenplay at the Oscars.

Here’s the complete list of the 83rd Annual Academy Award winners:

1. Best Picture: ‘The King’s Speech’

2. Actor: Colin Firth, ‘The King’s Speech’

3. Actress: Natalie Portman, ‘Black Swan’

4. Supporting Actor: Christian Bale, ‘The Fighter’

5. Supporting Actress: Melissa Leo, ‘The Fighter’

6. Directing: Tom Hooper, ‘The King’s Speech’

7. Foreign Language Film: ‘In a Better World,’ Denmark

8. Adapted Screenplay: Aaron Sorkin, ‘The Social Network’

9. Original Screenplay: David Seidler, ‘The King’s Speech’

10. Animated Feature Film: ‘Toy Story 3′

11. Art Direction: ‘Alice in Wonderland’

12. Cinematography: ‘Inception’

13. Sound Mixing: ‘Inception’

14. Sound Editing: ‘Inception’

15. Original Score: ‘The Social Network,’ Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross

16. Original Song: ‘We Belong Together’ from ‘Toy Story 3,’ Randy Newman

17. Costume Design: ‘Alice in Wonderland’

18. Documentary Feature: ‘Inside Job’

19. Documentary (short subject): ‘Strangers No More’

20. Film Editing: ‘The Social Network’

21. Makeup: ‘The Wolfman’

22. Animated Short Film: ‘The Lost Thing’

23. Live Action Short Film: ‘God of Love’

24. Visual Effects: ‘Inception’ (ANI)

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