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12 Years A Slave won Annual Academy Oscar Awards 2014 for best picture

Mar 3, 2014 14:14 IST

The 86th Annual Academy Oscar Awards 2014 was announced on 2 March 2014 and the best picture award was won by 12 Years A Slave of Steve McQueen. The film has portrayed America’s slave in past. The film is based on the Solomon Northup’s 1853 memoir was hailed for its honest portrayal of one of the darkest chapters in American history. 12 Years A Slave is the first film directed by a black filmmaker to win the best picture Oscar award.

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Other 2014 Academy Award Winners are
• Best Actor: Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club
• Best Actress: Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine
• Best Supporting Actor: Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club
• Best Supporting Actress: Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave
• Best Director: Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity
• Best Original Screenplay: Spike Jonze, Her
• Best Adapted Screenplay: John Ridley, 12 Years a Slave
• Best Original Song: Let It Go, Frozen
• Best Original Score: Gravity
• Best Production Design: The Great Gatsby
• Best Editing: Gravity
• Best Cinematography: Gravity
• Best Sound Editing: Gravity
• Best Sound Mixing: Gravity
• Best Foreign Language Film: The Great Beauty
• Best Documentary Feature: 20 Feet from Stardom
• Best Documentary Short: The Lady In Number 6: Music Saved My Life
• Best Live Action Short Film: Helium
• Best Visual Effects: Gravity
• Best Animated Feature Film: Frozen
• Best Animated Short Film: Mr Hublot
• Best Makeup and Hairstyling: Dallas Buyers Club
• Best Costume Design: The Great Gatsby
• Academy Honorary Awards (presented on 16 November 2013): Angela Lansbury, Steve Martin, Piero Tosi
• Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award: Angelina Jolie

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