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'Argo' wins Oscar's Best Picture


15:29, February 25, 2013


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LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 (Xinhua) -- "Argo" won the Oscar Award for Best Picture Sunday night at the 85th Academy Awards Ceremony, together with Awards for Best Film Editing and Adapted Screenplay Writing.

The film by Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck and George Clooney, featured a joint action of Hollywood, CIA and Canada in a rescue mission when six Americans took refuge in the Canadian embassy in Tehran during the 1979 hostage crisis.

The film succeeded eight other nominated films to win the golden statutte.

Other films nominated for the award are "Amour" by Margaret Menegoz, Stefan Arndt, Veit Heiduschka and Michael Katz, "Beasts of the Southern Wild" by Dan Janvey, Josh Penn and Michael Gottwald, "Django Unchained" by Stacey Sher, Reginald Hudlin and Pilar Savone, "Les Miserables" by Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Debra Hayward and Cameron Mackintosh, "Life of Pi" by Gil Netter, Ang Lee and David Womark, "Lincoln" by Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy, "Silver Linings Playbook" by Donna Gigliotti, Bruce Cohen and Jonathan Gordon, and "Zero Dark Thirty" by Mark Boal, Kathryn Bigelow and Megan Ellison.

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