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'The Artist' is big winner at Academy Awards
'The Artist' is big winner at Academy Awards

The movie of the fewest words spoke the loudest at the Oscars this year. On an evening suffused with nostalgia, "The Artist," a nearly wordless, black-and-white romance celebrating Hollywood's formative era, won five Academy Awards, including best picture, on Sunday night. The French production also took home directing honors for Michel Hazanavicius, the lead actor award for Jean Dujardin and trophies for costume design and score. Producer Thomas Langmann dedicated his best picture Oscar to his filmmaker father, who died in 2009. "Thank you from the bottom of my heart ... not only because we have received tonight a prize any filmmaker would dream to receive," he...

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