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Oscars: Best film race too close to call

24 February 2013 Last updated at 07:09 GMT

Stars are gathering in Hollywood for the biggest night in the film industry's calendar - the Academy Awards.

This year's best film race is tight with Amour, Argo, Beasts Of The Southern Wild, Django Unchained, Les Miserables, Lincoln, Life Of Pi, Silver Linings Playbook and Zero Dark Thirty competing for the prize.

The ceremony, hosted by Seth MacFarlane, takes place at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday.

Alastair Leithead reports from Los Angeles.