Oscar, In Full Bloom

Best Picture: “American Beauty”

Best Director: Sam Mendes, “American Beauty”

Best Actor: Kevin Spacey, “American Beauty”

Best Actress: Hilary Swank, “Boys Don’t Cry”

Best Supporting Actor: Michael Caine, “The Cider House Rules”

Best Supporting Actress: Angelina Jolie, “Girl, Interrupted”

Best Screenplay: Alan Ball, “American Beauty”

Best Adapted Screenplay: John Irving, “The Cider House Rules”



The favored film dominated the evening, but there were some surprise multiple winners.

“American Beauty” 5

“The Cider House Rules” 2

“The Insider” 0

“The Green Mile” 0

“The Sixth Sense” 0