The Oscar Winners Are …

The 84th Annual Academy Awards ® were held yesterday on the 26th February 2012 in Hollywood. There were several award categories at the Awards ceremony, also known as the Oscars ®, including awards for Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress and, of course, Best Foreign Language Film. The Iranian film, A Separation (in Persian) won the award for Best Foreign Language Film directed by Asghar Farhadi.

The other nominees in the Best Foreign Language Film category were:

  • Bullhead from Belgium (in Flemish)
  • Footnote from Israel (in Hebrew)
  • In Darkness from Poland (in Polish/Ukrainian)
  • Monsieur Lazhar from Canada (in French)

French film The Artist, won Best Picture with its leading French actor, Jean Dujardin, winning Best Actor.

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