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Oscars: Highlights from the 84th Academy Awards

Silent movie The Artist has won best picture, best director for Michel Hazanavicius and best actor for Jean Dujardin at the Oscars.

French composer Ludovic Bource also won the award for original score for his work on the black and white film.

Meryl Streep won best actress for her portrayal of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady - her 17th Oscar nomination.

She thanked the Academy "for this inexplicably wonderful career".

  • 27 Feb 2012
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