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Attenborough: ET should have won

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Director Richard Attenborough has said that ET should have won more Oscars in the year that his Gandhi film swept the board, when speaking to BBC Radio Five Live's Simon Mayo.

At the 55th Academy Awards, in 1983, Gandhi collected eight Oscars for best picture, actor, director, art direction, cinematography, costume design, editing and original Screenplay.

ET collected four for best original music score, sound, sound effects editing and visual effects.

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