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75th Oscar Nominations Announced

February 11th, 2003

Today (Tuesday, February 11th, 2002) nominations for the 75th Annual Academy Awards were announced by Academy President Frank Pierson and Marisa Tomei. Chicago lead all nominees with 13 nominations. Gangs of New York and The Hours nearly tied for second with 10 and 9 nominations respectively.

Best Picture:

Gangs of New York
The Hours
The Pianist
Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Best Director

Pedro Almodóvar for Talk to Her
Stephen Daldry for The Hours
Rob Marshall for Chicago
Roman Polanksi for The Pianist
Martin Scorsese for Gangs of New York

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Selma Hayek as “Frida Kahlo” in Frida
Nicole Kidman as “Virginia Woolf” in The Hours
Diane Lane as "Connie Summer" in Unfaithful
Julianne Moore as "Cathy Whitaker" in Far From Heaven
Renée Zellweger as "Roxie Hart" in Chicago

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Adrien Brody as "Wladyslaw Szpilman" in The Pianist
Nicolas Cage as "Charlie Kaufman / Donald Kaufman" in Adaptation
Michael Caine as “Thomas Fowler” in The Quiet American
Daniel Day-Lewis as "Bill the Butcher" in Gangs of New York
Jack Nicholson as "Warren Schmidt" in About Schmidt

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Chris Cooper as "John Laroche" in Adaptation
Ed Harris as "Richard Brown" in The Hours
Paul Newman as "John Rooney" in Road to Perdition
John C. Reilly as “Amos Hart” in Chicago
Christopher Walken as "Frank Abagnale Sr." in Catch Me If You Can

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Kathy Bates as "Roberta Hertzel" in About Schmidt
Queen Latifah as "Mama Morton" in Chicago
Julianne Moore as "Laura Brown" in The Hours
Meryl Streep as "Susan Orlean" in Adaptation
Catherine Zeta-Jones as "Velma Kelly" in Chicago

Best Animated Feature Film

Ice Age
Lilo & Stitch
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
Spirited Away
Treasure Planet

Foreign Language Film

The Crime of Father Amaro (Mexico)
Hero (China)
Hotel Paraiso (Netherlands)
The Man Without a Past(Finland)
Nowhere in Africa (Germany)

Documentary - Feature

Bowling for Columbine
Daughter From Danang
Prisoner of Paradise
The Travelling Birds

Documentary - Short Subject

The Collector of Bedford Street
Mighty Times: The Legacy of Rosa Parks
Twin Towers
Why Can't We Be a Family Again?

Short Film - Animated

The Chubbchubbs
Das Rad
Mike's New Car
Mt. Head

Short Film - Live Action

J'attendrai le suivant...
Johnny Flynton
This Charming Man

Art Direction

John Myhre and Gordon Sim for Chicago
Felipe Fernández del Paso and Hannia Robledo for Frida
Dante Ferretti and Francesca LoSchiavo for Gangs of New York
Grant Major, Dan Hennah and Alan Lee for Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Dennis Gassner and Nancy Haigh for Road to Perdition


Dion Beebe for Chicago
Edward Lachman for Far from Heaven
Michael Ballhaus for Gangs of New York
Pawel Edelman for The Pianist
Conrad L. Hall for Road to Perdition

Costume Design

Colleen Atwood for Chicago
Julie Weiss for Frida
Sandy Powell for Gangs of New York
Ann Roth for The Hours
Anna B. Sheppard for The Pianist

Film Editing

Martin Walsh for Chicago
Thelma Schoonmaker for Gangs of New York
Peter Boyle for The Hours
D. Michael Horton for Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Hervé de Luze for The Pianist


Beatrice De Alba and John E. Jackson for Frida
John M. Elliott Jr. and Barbara Lorenz for The Time Machine

Music - Original Score

Elmer Bernstein for Far from Heaven
Philip Glass for The Hours
Elliot Goldenthal for Frida
Thomas Newman for Road to Perdition
John Williams for Catch Me If You Can

Music - Original Song

"Burn It Blue" from Frida
· Music by Elliot Goldenthal
· Lyric by Julie Taymor
"Father and Daughter" from The Wild Thornberrys Movie
· Music and Lyric by Paul Simon
"The Hands That Built America" from Gangs of New York
· Music and Lyric by Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry Mullen
"I Move On" from Chicago
· Music by John Kander
· Lyric by Fred Ebb
"Lose Yourself" from 8 Mile
· Music by Eminem, Jeff Bass and Luis Resto
· Lyric by Eminem


David Lee, Michael Minkler and Dominic Tavella for Chicago
Ivan Sharrock, Tom Fleischman and Eugene Gearty for Gangs of New York
Christopher Boyes, Michael Hedges, Michael Semanick, and Hammond Peek for Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Bob Beemer, Scott Millan and John Pritchett for for Road to Perdition
Kevin O'Connell, Greg P. Russell and Ed Novick for Spider-Man

Sound Editing

Ethan Van der Ryn and Mike Hopkins for Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
Richard Hymns and Gary Rydstrom for Minority Report
Scott Hecker for Road to Perdition

Visual Effects

Jim Rygiel, Joe Letteri, Randall William Cook and Alex Funke for Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers
John Frazier, John Dykstra, Anthony LaMolinara and Scott Stokdyk for Spider-Man
Rob Coleman, Pablo Helman, John Knoll and Ben Snow for Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Screenplay - Adaptation

Chris Weitz & Paul Weitz for About a Boy
Charlie Kaufman &Donald Kaufman for Adaptation
Bill Condon for Chicago
David Hare for The Hours
Ronald Harwood for The Pianist

Screenplay - Original

Pedro Almodóvar for Talk to Her
Todd Haynes for Far From Heaven
Jay Cocks, Steven Zaillian and Kenneth Lonergan for Gangs of New York
Nia Vardalos for My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Alfonso Cuarón, Carlos Cuarón for And Your Mother Too

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Source: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Filed under: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Chicago, Catch Me if You Can, 8 Mile, Gangs of New York, About Schmidt, The Hours, The Wild Thornberrys Movie, Treasure Planet, The Pianist, Frida, Bowling for Columbine, Far From Heaven, The Quiet American, Hable con ella, El crimen de padre Amaro, Adaptation