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Slumdog Millionaire wins eight Oscars

Kate Winslet

It was a great night for British film talent at this year's Oscars. Kate Winslet picked up the best actress Oscar for The Reader. She said: "I'd be lying if I haven't made a version of this speech before."

Danny Boyle

Danny Boyle won best director for rags-to-riches tale Slumdog Millionaire: "Just to say to Mumbai, all of you who helped us make the film and all of those of you who didn't, thank you very much."

Cast and crew of Slumdog Millionaire

Slumdog Millionaire picked up eight Oscars in total and won the main prize, best film. It also had wins for adapted screenplay, cinematography, editing and both music Oscars, score and song.

Penelope Cruz

Penelope Cruz won the best supporting actress Oscar for Vicky Cristina Barcelona. She said: "Has anybody ever fainted here, because I think I may be the first one."

Sean Penn

Sean Penn picked up the Oscar for best actor award for his performance as a gay politician in Milk: "I want it to be very clear that I do know how hard I make it to appreciate me, often."

Kodak Theatre

Heath Ledger won an Oscar for his role as the joker in Batman blockbuster The Dark Knight. He became only the second actor to ever be awarded an Oscar after his death.

Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman hosted this year's Oscars ceremony. Instead of the usual standup routine, the actor sang a musical number to open the show, including bits from all the nominated films.



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