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The Film Independent Spirit Awards embraced the mainstream hit over the scrappy indie on Saturday afternoon, with David O Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" winning the Best Feature award in a field that also included the Sundance sensation and Oscar nominee "Beasts of the Southern Wild." With additional wins for director, screenplay and lead actress (Jennifer Lawrence), the show marked a triumphant return for writer-director David O. Russell, who won the Spirit Award for Best First Feature 17 years ago for his debut, "Spanking the Monkey." "Silver Linings Playbook," which is up for »


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