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In the annual awards presentation, the nominated films include The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), Lost in Translation (2003), Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), Mystic River (2003), and Seabiscuit (2003).

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Denise Robert: [after getting an award for Best Foreign Language Film] We're so thankful that "Lord of the Rings" did not qualify in this category. We'd like to thank the Academy. We'd like to thank the co-producer Fabienne Vonier, Victor Louis, the Canadian, French and Quebec governments for their support of the film industry. Thank you, Agnes Mentre and Miramax. Thank you, Harvey Weinstein, for putting your heart behind this film and shining the light on this. We'd really like to share this with you, and ...
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Lost in Translation
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13 January 2007 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

Since I was never a full-scale "LOTR" devotee - although I will agree that Peter Jackson directed a pretty impressive trilogy - I have to say that my favorite moment from "The 76th Annual Academy Awards" was when Sean Penn accepted his Best Actor award for "Mystic River": he said (I don't know whether or not this is verbatim) "There is one thing that an actor knows, aside from the fact that there are no WMDs...". Kudos also to Errol Morris for repeating the anti-war call when he accepted his Best Documentary Feature Oscar for "The Fog of War".

I guess that the rest of the show was pretty routine, although I liked what Jim Carrey did to present Blake Edwards with his Honorary Oscar. And although I'm not really a fan of Billy Crystal, you gotta admit that his songs at the beginning were a real hoot (especially the Michael Eisner comment).

New Zealand and South Africa (Charlize Theron definitely deserved her Oscar) both got widely thanked. Which other parts of the world are gonna get that in the near future?


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