No Country for Old Men rules at Oscars


MUMBAI: The 80th Oscars this year saw Ethan and Joel Coen’s No Country for Old Men winning the best picture award. The Coen brothers also won the best director award for the movie.


Additionally No Country for Old Men also won best adapted screenplay and best supporting actor for Javier Bardem.


The other movies that were competing with No Country for Old Men were Juno, Michael Clayton, There Will Be Blood and The Diving Bell And The Butterfly.


The best actor award was bagged by Daniel Day-Lewis for There Will be Blood, where as Marion Cotillard won the best actress award for La Vie En Rose.


The award for best supporting actor went to Javier Bardem for No Country for Old Men, whereas Tilda Swinton bagged the best supporting actress award for Michael Clayton.


The Oscar award for the best foreign film went to Austria‘s The Counterfeiters. Paul Thomas Anderson’s There Will Be Blood also won an Oscar for best cinematography.


The Best Original Screenplay was grabbed by Juno for Diablo Cody.


Ratatouille was declared best animated feature and the best animated short went out to Peter and the Wolf.


The Best Original Score went to Dario Marianelli for Atonement and Best Original Song to Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova for Falling Slowly.