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Legends are minted and careers defined by the Academy Award, a tiny golden statue of incomparable significance.

From Kurosawa and Coppola to Hitchcock and Haneke, this collection gathers winners and nominees of previous decades; the best of cinema’s past and the bright lights of its future.

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WINNERS & NOMINEES 2021

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Judas and the Black MessiahJudas and the Black Messiah

Drama2020125 minsDirector: Shaka King

Daniel Kaluuya is electrifying as Fred Hampton, leader of the Chicago chapter of the Black Panther party, in Shaka King's visceral crime thriller and immersive slice of American history.

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CollectiveCollective

Documentary2019109 minsDirector: Alexander Nanau

When burn patients begin dying from non-life-threatening injuries a group of investigative journalists uncover a vast healthcare scandal, in this gripping Romanian documentary.

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PinocchioPinocchio

Fantasy2019125 minsDirector: Matteo Garrone

In this unnerving live action adaptation of the classic tale, wood carver Gepetto (Roberto Benigni) crafts a wooden boy named Pinocchio who magically comes to life.

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MoonlightMoonlight

Drama2016111 minsDirector: Barry Jenkins

Winner of the 2017 Oscar for Best Picture (eventually!), Barry Jenkins’ intoxicating drama follows the furtive life of a gay black boy through 80s Miami.

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The Hurt LockerThe Hurt Locker

War2008131 minsDirector: Kathryn Bigelow

Kathryn Bigelow won the Best Director Academy Award in 2010 for this visceral, thrilling story of an American maverick bomb disarmer in Iraq.

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The Great BeautyThe Great Beauty

Drama2013141 minsDirector: Paolo Sorrentino

Paolo Sorrentino's dazzling, Oscar-winning portrayal of an ageing writer who becomes bored of his life of decadence.

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The Lives of OthersThe Lives of Others

Drama2006138 minsDirector: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

The winner of Best Foreign Language Film at the 2007 Academy Awards is a rich and intriguing political mystery.

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AmarcordAmarcord

Drama1972123 minsDirector: Federico Fellini

Federico Fellini's Oscar®-winning reminiscence of his Rimini childhood during the fascist years.

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The Crying GameThe Crying Game

Drama1992112 minsDirector: Neil Jordan

Neil Jordan's acclaimed 1992 drama-mystery tells the story of Fergus (Stephen Rea), who looks after the lover (Jaye Davidson) of a British soldier he once knew. But what is Dil hiding?

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Apocalypse NowApocalypse Now

War1979141 minsDirector: Francis Ford Coppola

Transplanting Joseph Conrad’s colonial-era novel Heart of Darkness to Vietnam, Coppola created a mesmerising fantasia on the spectacle of war.

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Tom JonesTom Jones

Comedy1963121 minsDirector: Tony Richardson

Tony Richardson's raucous and innovative adaptation of Henry Fielding’s classic novel was the winner of four Academy Awards.

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All Quiet on the Western FrontAll Quiet on the Western Front

War1930133 minsDirector: Lewis Milestone

Lewis Milestone's pioneering, Oscar®-winning film is one of the most powerful films about the consequences of war

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Oscars - Best Picture
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Oscars - Best Picture

The Best Picture award is the most revered and desired trophy in cinema. It is for the elite, for work that grips and never lets go.

Oscars - Best Director
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Oscars - Best Director

John Ford claimed, "Most of the good things in pictures happen by accident." Luck is probably one factor, but judgment, vision, discipline and genius play their part too.

Oscars - Best International Feature Film
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Oscars - Best International Feature Film

Acute beauty and deep meaning are often wrung from films not in the English language, where cultural norms and perceptions can be at odds with ours.

Oscars - Best Original Screenplay
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Oscars - Best Original Screenplay

Conceived for cinema; tales of the wild, the wicked and the what-if.

Oscars - Best Adapted Screenplay
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Oscars - Best Adapted Screenplay

Stories reshaped from other sources, adding nuance, colour, vitality.

Oscars - Best Cinematography
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Oscars - Best Cinematography

"There are a lot of cameramen but not so many photographers… They look, but they don't see." - Gordon Willis

Oscars - Best Leading Role
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Oscars - Best Leading Role

Leading names matter. Names like Streep, Stanwyck, Mirren, Rampling and Moore, just part of this formidable roll call.

Oscars - Best Supporting Role
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Oscars - Best Supporting Role

"I've always been in the outer concentric circles," says Geoffrey Rush, "which is a good place to be."

Oscars - Technical Awards
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Oscars - Technical Awards

The technical awards honour excellence and innovation in motion pictures.