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Oscars 2013: “Life of Pi” wins 4 Awards

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Taiwanese-American director Ang Lee beat his competitors like Steven Spielberg and Michael Haneke to bag maximum awards at the Oscars 2013 for his film “Life of Pi”. He was welcomed with thunderous applause to receive the awards.

‘Life of Pi” bagged four awards at the gala held at Dolby Theatre, Hollywood, California for the best Direction, Cinematography, Music (original score), and Visual Effects.

Ang Lee’s visually stunning 3D film is a tale of Indian boy (Suraj Sharma), who struggles against all odds at sea on a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger after his family is drowned in the sea.

While Ang Lee took home the Best Director Oscar, “Argo” was awarded the Best Film. Daniel Day Lewis won the Oscar for the best actor for his outstanding performance in Steven Spielberg’s historical drama ‘Lincoln’. Jennifer Lawrence bagged the Best Actress Oscar for her role in David O Russell’s ‘Silver Linings Playbook’.

Here is the complete list of Winners at the 85th Annual Academy Awards:

Best Film: Argo
Best Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis (Lincoln)
Best Actress: Jennifer Lawrence (Silver Linings Playbook)
Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Christoph Waltz (Django Unchained)
Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables)
Best Animated Feature Film: Brave
Best Directing: Ang Lee (Life of Pi)
Best Music (Original Song): “Skyfall” from Skyfall
Best Foreign Language Film: Amour (Austria)
Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay): Django Unchained (Quentin Tarantino)
Best Cinematography: Life of Pi (Claudio Miranda)
Best Costume Design: Anna Karenina (Jacqueline Durran)
Best Documentary (Feature): Searching for Sugar Man
Best Documentary (Short Subject): Inocente
Best Film Editing: Argo (William Goldenberg)
Best Makeup and Hairstyling: Les Misérables (Lisa Westcott and Julie Dartnell)
Best Music (Original Score): Life of Pi (Mychael Danna)
Best Production Design: Lincoln (Production Design: Rick Carter; Set Decoration: Jim Erickson)
Best Short Film (Animated): Paperman
Best Short Film (Live Action): Curfew
Best Sound Editing: Skyfall (Per Hallberg and Karen Baker Landers) and Zero Dark Thirty (Paul N.J. Ottosson)
Best Sound Mixing: Les Misérables (Andy Nelson, Mark Paterson and Simon Hayes)
Best Visual Effects: Life of Pi (Bill Westenhofer, Guillaume Rocheron, Erik-Jan De Boer and Donald R. Elliott)

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