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A still from The Artist.

The black-and-white silent movie, The Artist, swept the 84th Academy Awards with 5 golden statuettes. After more than three decades, actress Meryl Streep bagged her third Academy Award for her role in and as The Iron Lady. Closer home, Pakistani filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy won an Academy Award for her documentary, Saving Face, about acid attack victims.

List of winners at the Academy Awards 2012:

Best Picture: The Artist Thomas Langmann, Producer

Actor in a Leading Role:Jean Dujardin in The Artist

Actor in a Supporting Role: Christopher Plummer in Beginners

Actress in a Leading Role: Meryl Streep in The Iron Lady

Actress in a Supporting Role: Octavia Spencer in The Help

Animated Feature Film: Rango Gore Verbinski

Art Direction: Hugo Production Design: Dante Ferretti; Set Decoration: Francesca Lo Schiavo

Cinematography: Hugo Robert Richardson

Costume Design: The Artist Mark Bridges

Directing: The Artist Michel Hazanavicius

Documentary (Feature): Undefeated TJ Martin, Dan Lindsay and Rich Middlemas

Documentary (Short Subject): Saving Face Daniel Junge and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

Film Editing: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Kirk Baxter and Angus Wall

Foreign Language Film: A Separation Iran

Makeup: The Iron Lady Mark Coulier and J. Roy Helland

Music (Original Score): The Artist Ludovic Bource

Music (Original Song): Man or Muppet from The Muppets Music and Lyric by Bret McKenzie

Short Film (Animated): The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg

Short Film (Live Action): The Shore Terry George and Oorlagh George

Sound Editing: Hugo Philip Stockton and Eugene Gearty

Sound Mixing: Hugo Tom Fleischman and John Midgley

Visual Effects: Hugo Rob Legato, Joss Williams, Ben Grossmann and Alex Henning

Writing (Adapted Screenplay): The Descendants Screenplay by Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon & Jim Rash

Writing (Original Screenplay): Midnight in Paris Written by Woody Allen

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