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War Horse, Descendants nominated for Oscars 2012

Last updated on: January 24, 2012 20:11 IST
A scene from The Descendants
The 84th Annual Academy Awards were announced by last year's Best Actress nominee Jennifer Lawrence and Tom Sherak, president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Here are the nominees:

Best Picture

The Artist

The Descendants

Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

The Help

Hugo

Midnight in Paris

Moneyball

The Tree of Life

War Horse

Actor In a Leading Role

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Brad Pitt, Moneyball
Demian Bichir, A Better Life

George Clooney, The Descendants  

Jean Dujardin, The Artist 

Gary Oldman, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy 

Brad Pitt, Moneyball

Actress In a Leading Role

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Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady
Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs  

Viola Davis, The Help 

Rooney Mara, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo 

Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady 

Michelle Williams, My Week With Marilyn

Actor In a Supporting Role

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Melissa McCarthy from Bridesmaids and Christopher Plummer from Beginners
Kenneth Branagh, My Week With Marilyn 

Jonah Hill, Moneyball 

Nick Nolte, Warrior  

Christopher Plummer, Beginners

Max von Sydow, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Actress In a Supporting Role 

Berenice Bejo, The Artist 

Jessica Chastain, The Help

Melissa McCarthy, Bridesmaids

Janet McTeer, Albert Nobbs  

Octavia Spencer, The Help 

Best Animated Film

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A scene from Rango
A Cat in Paris 

Chico & Rita 

Kung Fu Panda 2 

Puss in Boots 

Rango 

Best Cinematography

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A scene from The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
The Artist: Guillaume Schiffman 

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo: Jeff Cronenweth 

Hugo: Robert Richardson 

The Tree of Life: Emmanuel Lubezki 

War Horse: Janusz Kaminski 

Art Direction

The Artist: Laurence Bennett (Production Design); Robert Gould (Set Decoration) 

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2: Stuart Craig (Production Design); Stephenie McMillan (Set Decoration) 

Hugo: Dante Ferretti (Production Design); Francesca Lo Schiavo (Set Decoration) 

War Horse: Rick Carter (Production Design); Lee Sandales (Set Decoration) 

Costume design

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A scene from The Artist
Anonymous: Lisy Christl 

The Artist: Mark Bridges 

Hugo: Sandy Powell 

Jane Eyre: Michael O'Connor 

W.E: Arianne Phillips 

Best Foreign Language Film

Bullhead, Belgium

Monsieur Lazhar, Canada

A Separation, Iran

Footnote, Israel

In Darkness, Poland

Best Direction

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A scene from Hugo, inset of Martin Scorsese
The Artist: Michel Hazanavicius 

The Descendants: Alexander Payne 

Hugo: Martin Scorsese 

Midnight in Paris: Woody Allen

The Tree of Life: Terrence Malick 

Best Original Screenplay

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A scene from Midnight in Paris
The Artist

Bridesmaids

Margin Call 

Midnight in Paris

A Separation 

Best Adapted Screenplay: 

The Descendants

Hugo

The Ides of March

Moneyball

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy