Alexandre Desplat, the prolific French composer whose competition included himself, won the Academy Award for original score Sunday evening at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
He took the Oscar with his music for
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"Getting a nomination is such a surprise, an anomaly," Desplat recently told The Times. "Getting two, it's almost embarrassing!"
Of his work on "Budapest," a quirky comedy about a hotel concierge played by
This month Desplat won a Grammy Award for score soundtrack for visual media.
In addition to his own work on "The Imitation Game," Desplat's "Budapest" score defeated