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75th Oscar Awards Handed Out

March 23rd, 2003

Today (Sunday, March 23rd, 2002) the 75th Annual Academy Awards were handed out in a star-studded gala event hosted by Steve Martin. The big winner of the night was Chicago with 6 awards.

And now on to the awards …

Best Picture: Chicago

Best Director: Roman Polanksi for The Pianist

Best Actress in a Leading Role: Nicole Kidman as “Virginia Woolf” in The Hours

Best Actor in a Leading Role: Adrien Brody as "Wladyslaw Szpilman" in The Pianist

Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Chris Cooper as "John Laroche" in Adaptation

Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Catherine Zeta-Jones as "Velma Kelly" in Chicago

Best Animated Feature Film: Spirited Away

Foreign Language Film: Nowhere in Africa (Germany)

Documentary - Feature: Bowling for Columbine

Documentary - Short Subject: Twin Towers

Short Film - Animated: The Chubbchubbs

Short Film - Live Action: This Charming Man

Art Direction: John Myhre and Gordon Sim for Chicago

Cinematography: Conrad L. Hall for Road to Perdition

Costume Design: Colleen Atwood for Chicago

Film Editing: Martin Walsh for Chicago

Makeup: Beatrice De Alba and John E. Jackson for Frida

Music - Original Score: Elliot Goldenthal for Frida

Music - Original Song: "Lose Yourself" from 8 Mile

Sound: David Lee, Michael Minkler and Dominic Tavella for Chicago

Sound Editing: Ethan Van der Ryn and Mike Hopkins for Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Visual Effects: Jim Rygiel, Joe Letteri, Randall William Cook and Alex Funke for Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers

Screenplay - Adaptation: Ronald Harwood for The Pianist

Screenplay - Original: Pedro Almodóvar for Talk to Her

Also presented was a special award to Peter O’Toole for a lifetime of work. And despite his earlier objections he did show up and accept the award.

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Source: Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Filed under: The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, Chicago, 8 Mile, The Hours, The Pianist, Frida, Bowling for Columbine, Hable con ella, Nowhere in Africa, Adaptation