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We're leaving the News At One

in order to bring you

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our special Oscar

nominations programme.

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I'm joined by the film

critic Jason Solomons,

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who's with me for

the next 45 minutes.

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We'll be bringing you

all the nominations

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as they are announced

in Los Angeles.

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It is a fascinating year on many

levels, we will talk about the Me

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Too campaign in a moment, but

potentially a good year for the

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Brits?

It is, look out for Gary

Oldman as Winston Churchill, Daniel

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Day-Lewis in a film called Phantom

Thread, which is not out in the UK

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get, and Daniel Kaluuya from Camden

Town. Unless lookout for Sally

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Hawkins, who is in The Shape Of

Water, which we expect to lead the

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nominations by the end of play

today.

Fascinating, good to have you

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with us, we will be joining those

announcements, viewers joining us

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from BBC World as well.

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Hello, and welcome to

this BBC News special programme,

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bringing you the

2018 Oscar nominations.

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I'm Jane Hill, and we are just

minutes away from learning

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who has been short-listed for

this year's Academy Awards.

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The film critic Jason

Solomons is with me.

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We'll be discussing

the likely contenders,

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and how different

the ceremony might be

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after a turbulent year

for Hollywood.

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We will be in Los Angeles in a

little while to hear the first

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tranche of nominations. Let's talk

about the opening thoughts, what are

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you looking out for, what are the

films we might hear a lot of in the

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next half hour?

I expect the title

The Shape Of Water to feature very

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heavily, people are tipping it to go

for 14 nominations, which would put

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it on an equal footing with Titanic

and last year's La La Land, so

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record-breaking possibility, but

whether it will be a winner I don't

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know. I expected star, Sally

Hawkins, to be nominated, directed

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Guillermo del Toro from Mexico, and

as you can see, the production

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design is rather fantastic, so a lot

of craft categories, music as well.

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It is a very strange, a fishy story

even, about a mute woman's

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admiration for a sea monster. It is

not out in the UK yet, but it won in

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Venice in September last year, so a

film that has got a lot of legs,

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just not in one of its lead

characters.

And Three Billboards

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Outside Ebbing, Missouri did very

well at the Golden Globes, cracking

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central performance from Frances

McDormand, who doesn't love her? I

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think she is quite remarkable. It

has divided critics in some ways, in

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terms of issues of race, they could

be questions about that.

The film is

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doing very well, it won at the

acting awards at the weekend,

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suggesting this is the favourite for

Oscar glory at the moment. I think

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it will feature very heavily in the

nominations, a film by London Irish

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director Martin McDonagh, featuring

a powerhouse performance from

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Frances McDormand, who won for her

performance in Fargo 21 years ago.

I

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can't believe it was that long!

It

would be one of the longest gaps

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between winners, she will definitely

get nominated for her performance.

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Obviously, Woody Harrelson stands a

chance, in the supporting characters

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category, as does Sam Rockwell from

the same film. It is offensive and

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equal opportunities, foul-mouthed, a

firecracker of a script, about a

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murder in a small-town, and how it

results in a kind of tinderbox

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atmosphere.

And extraordinary

depiction of small-town America. In

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terms of the general mood as we go

into the 2018 Oscars, and how that

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also might influence the voting and

the lists that we were here in a

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moment, a year dominated by abuse

scandals, the Me Too campaign, by

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Harvey Weinstein. Whether we will

see greater recognition of female

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voices, that there will, to some

extent be female empowerment coming

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through in this list.

In many

senses, last year was an annus

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horribilis for Hollywood, can it put

this behind itself now and show that

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it is adaptable and can be spry and

light on its feet and adapt to what

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is going on off the screen? I think

we will see that, I think we might

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see only the fifth ever best

director nomination for a female

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film-maker in Greta Gerwig, whose

film Lady Bird has been winning

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hearts and minds all around,

brilliant lead performance from the

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young actress Saoirse Ronan from

Ireland, also wonderful screenplay

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by Greta were -- Greta Gerwig,

making her writing and directing

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debut. And Laurie Metcalf, who many

people may have forgotten, from

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Roseanne all those years ago, making

a big-screen comeback.

They are

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terrific.

A great double act, both

of them will get nominations, I'm

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sure, but it is whether this female

centred film will sweep all before

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it and get the norm and it deserves.

There will be outcry, if I can tell

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you, if we end up with a group of

white male directors, so I expect

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the Academy will pay attention to

that and put her in for her first

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film, which would be a remarkable

achievement.

She is only in her mid

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30s, so it would be fantastic, but I

will put my bias out there, I think

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Lady Bird is terrific.

It will charm

everyone by the end of this process.

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We are broadcasting to viewers

around the world, but we are sitting

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in London following all of this in

the UK, so we have to have a word

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about British contenders, because,

goodness, I know we do well with

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acting talent, but this is a

particularly strong year

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potentially.

It is, led of course by

Gary Oldman playing Winston

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Churchill, the man who has gone from

playing Sid Vicious to playing

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Winston Churchill, and extraordinary

performance under layers of

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prosthetic make-up, which I feel

will also be nominated. It is

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directed by Joe Wright, and I expect

the film, Darkest Hour, will feature

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in the craft categories.

It looks

fantastic, I wonder whether that was

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its strength, very striking to look

at.

Almost theatrical, looking at

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history through the eyes of drama.

Never forgetting it is Gary Oldman

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under all that make-up, but his

performance burns through it all. It

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is a terrific fusion of everything

coming together, a very enjoyable

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film, I like it very much, Gary

Oldman is hugely deserving, is not

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just for this performance, and his

whole career. I expect him to lead

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the way, which I think Winston would

be proud of! Other nominations,

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Sally Hawkins, and Daniel Day-Lewis,

three-time winner already at the

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Oscars, extraordinary record, I

think you will be nominated again

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for what he is billing as his final

performance, a retirement flourish

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for his role as a 1950s could Juri

Ide film called Phantom Thread.

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-- couturier.

And Daniel Kaluuya?

A

fantastic talent in the film Get

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Out, a sort of horror-,

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fantastic talent in the film Get

Out, a sort of horror-,, comedy,

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satire, it is a fantastic film, and

I expected to be rewarded when the

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nominations are read out very soon

it's my

we will head over to Los

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Angeles right now for the first

tranche of nominations. It is all

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brought to you by the Academy. Let

go to LA.

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When we hear the sound of the

envelope tearing...

And the winner

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is...

The Oscar goes to...

The Oscar

goes to...

And Oscar goes to...

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Good morning and welcome to

nominations for the 90th Academy

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Awards. I am John Bailey, governor

of the cinematographers' branch and

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president of the motion picture

academy. This has been a remarkable

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year for the movies. Actors,

writers, producers and directors

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have given us films that not only

entertain but challenge us. There

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has been bowled, adventure is work

in animation, documentaries and

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foreign-language films, visual

effects, composers and sound

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artists, production designers,

editors and cinematographers

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continue to raise the bar of their

crafts, as do costume is, make-up

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and hair artists. This is a landmark

year to honour their achievements.

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Now please join me in welcoming our

hosts, the irreverent star of Girls'

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Trip and actor director Andy Serkis.

APPLAUSE

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Good morning, it is an honour for us

to be here for the announcement of

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the nominees of the 90th Oscars.

We're just seconds away from the

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first announcement. As part of the

event, we are going to be showing

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you a short video to introduce the

categories, like this one right

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here.

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Here are the nominees for

achievement in production design.

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Beauty And The Beast, Blade Runner

2049, Darkest Hour, Dunkirk, The

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Shape Of Water.

APPLAUSE

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Do you think they can install a

steam shower in my house?

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I need one! Now it is time for our

second category.

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MUSIC PLAYS

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For achievement in cinematography,

Blade Runner 2049, Darkest Hour,

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Dunkirk, Mudbound, The Shape Of

Water

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APPLAUSE

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Next are the creative geniuses who

ensured that we actors dressed the

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part and are never naked on-screen.

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For achievement in costume design,

Beauty And The Beast, Darkest Hour,

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Phantom Thread, The Shape Of Water

and Victoria And Abdul.

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APPLAUSE

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Now let's see our nominees in the

next two categories.

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APPLAUSE

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Here are the nominees for

achievement in sound editing.

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Baby Driver, Laid Runner 2049,

Dunkirk, The Shape Of Water, And

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

APPLAUSE

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And for achievement in sound mixing,

Baby Driver, Blade Runner 2049,

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Dunkirk, The Shape Of Water, and

Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

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APPLAUSE

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I got to see this Dunkirk, seems

like a lot of people like it!

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The Last Jedi could do with a bit of

a hand as well!

Next video, please!

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# I'm walking on sunshine... #

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For best animated short film, Dear

Basque And The, Garden Party

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Negative Space and Revolting Rhymes.

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Now the nominees for best live

action Short film. The 11 o'clock.

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My Nephew, On it. The Silent Child.

And All of Us.

The last category

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shows that length doesn't matter.

Now it is time for our next

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category.

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For original score...

Dunkirk. Phantom Thread.

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The Shape of Water. Star Wars the

last Jedi. And Three Billboards

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Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

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Now, the next category...

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For achievement in visual effects...

They'd run a 2049.

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Guardians of the Galaxy volume two.

Kong, Skull Island. Star Wars The

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Last Jedi. And War for the Planet of

the Apes.

Without the masters of

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their craft, in this category, the

average movie would be 18 hours

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long!

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For achievement in film editing...

Baby Driver. Dunkirk. I, Tonya. The

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Shape of Water. And Three Billboards

Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

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Now, the final category in the first

half of this morning's

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announcements...

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For achievement in make up and hair

styling...

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Darkest Hour.

Victoria & Abdul.

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And Wonder.

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We still have more nominee

announcements, but we will be back

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in a moment.

A one minute and a half

break... Do we get to take a nap?

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Yes!

Cool!

STUDIO: As you gathered,

that's how the Academy has chosen to

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do it this year.

We will be in LA in a moment for the

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rest of the categories.

A lot of films people are familiar

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with, we heard a lot of Star Wars

and Blade Runner, the Brits are

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doing well as well?

Fantastic news

for Sarah Greenwood and Katie

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Spencer, nominated not just once but

twice in the same category for

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production design. Ford's Darkest

Hour also Beauty and the Beast they

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are ruling the studio system! The

Shape of Water already has seven

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nominations in the categories. On

course to at least match the 14

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nominations record number at this

point. Dunkirk doing very well with

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six so far. And Darkest Hour, almost

in the shade with four. Doing

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fantastically already.

Yes,

interesting to see what is coming

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through there. It's interesting,

every year we talk about the big

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films, a majority of people go and

see them. Star Wars, those films

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don't always, rightly or wrongly,

get recognition at the Oscars. We

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have reflected on this over the

years. Some say with the caveat that

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these are the craft categories. They

are important but they do not get

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talked about.

It shows the

expertise, in Sound mixing, like

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Blade Runner and Star Wars, being

mentioned here. It is encouraging to

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film fans, on the basis of what they

are doing. That strange presentation

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they gave there, all female lead by

actresses. We saw this on Sunday

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night, at the Screen Actors Guild,

all presented by females. It is

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having an effect already, that there

is a female dominance in the

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nominations.

And your thoughts on

what stands out so far for you? I am

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wary, I'm looking at my list, I made

notes every time a Brit is

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nominated. I am conscious this is

going out worldwide. We don't want

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to be too Brit centric. It is lovely

to see the talent and craft skills

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we have in this country. We talk

about it in acting terms and we may

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see more on that in a moment, in the

other categories. It is something

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that we do so well in the UK.

We

have a great studio system like

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Pinewood, people hone their craft is

here and in the theatre. They

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translate from television to the big

screen. Roger Deakins has been

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nominated for cinematography. His

14th time, he hasn't yet won. I must

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mention that we have a record,

history being made. A female

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cinematographer, a black female

seminoma photographer. --

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cinematographer. Rachael Morrison,

to then be nominated as a

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cinematographer at the Oscars. A

glass ceiling has been broken just

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now. That is extraordinary and it is

brilliant. Mudbound is an

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extraordinary film.

And it has only

taken 90 years of Academy Awards to

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get to that point! Mudbound is

interesting. It is something that

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has been available on Netflix. It

opens up another debate about the

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Academy Awards.

We may see it

nominated among Best picture.

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Recognition now that cinema is

changing. With what people watch and

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the way they watch things. The

Academy, always the Mount Olympus of

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preserving the cinema experience.

They are having to change it and

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recognise it this year.

Interesting,

let's return to LA. Let's hear the

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final set of nominations including

those big categories. Let's go over

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to LA...

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What a great morning. Nominees for

the best performance by an actress

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in a supporting role... Mary J

Blige. Mudbound. Allison Janney NI,

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Tonya. -- in I, Tonya. Lesley

Manville in Phantom Thread. Laurie

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Metcalf in Lady Bird. And Octavia

Spencer in The Shape of Water.

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For performance by an actor in a

supporting role... Willem Dafoe in

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The Florida Project.

Woody Harrelson in Three Billboards

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Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Richard

Jenkins in The Shape of Water.

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Christopher Plummer in All the Money

in the World. And Sam Rockwell in

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing,

Mazzarri.

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-- Mazzarri.

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For best foreign language film... A

fantastic woman, Chile.

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The Insult, Lebanon.

Loveless, Russia.

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On body and soul, Hungary.

And, the Square, Sweden.

For Best

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Documentary Short subject... Edith

and Eddie.

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Heaven is a Traffic Jam on the 405.

Heroin.

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Nice Skills.

And Traffic Stop. All of these

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titles make a woman from an urban

area of very uncomfortable! I'm just

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saying...

No, I totally agree! For

Best Documentary feature... Abacus,

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Small Enough to Jail.

Faces Places.

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Icarus. Last Men in Aleppo.

And, Strong Island.

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For original song... Mighty River

from Mudbound.

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Mystery of Love, from Call Me By

Your Name.

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Remember Me, from Cocoa. Stand-up

For Something, from Marshall. And

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This is Me from The Greatest

Showman.

For best animated feature

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film... The Boss Baby.

The Breadwinner.

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Coco.

Ferdinand.

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And, Loving Vincent.

Here are the nominees for adaptation

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screenplay... Call Me By Your Name,

James Ivory.

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The Disaster Artist. Logan Scott

Frank and Michael Green.

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Molly's Game.

And, Mudbound.

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For original screenplay... The big

Six. Get out.

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Lady Bird.

The Shape of Water.

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And Three Billboards Outside Ebbing.

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For performance by an actor in a

leading role...

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Timothee Chalamet in Call Me By Your

Name... Daniel Day Lewis in Phantom

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Thread.

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Daniel Kaluuya... Yes... You know

it! He knows his name, in Get Out.

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Gary Oldman, in Darkest Hour. Denzel

Washington in Bremen J Israel,

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Esquire.

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For performance by an actress in a

leading role... Sally Hawkins in The

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Shape of Water... Frances McDormand

in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing,

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Missouri. Margot Robbie NI, Tonya.

Saoirse Ronan in Lady Bird.

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Meryl Streep in the The Post.

Here

are the nominees for achievement in

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directing... Dunkirk, Christopher

Nolan. Get out, Jordan Peele. Lady

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Bird, Greta Gerwig. Phantom Thread,

Paul Thomas Anderson. And, The Shape

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of Water, dilemma Dettori. --

Guillermo del Toro.

You want to do

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the big one, for best picture?

We

should both do it. What could

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possibly go wrong? You don't know me

at all!

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Finally, the nine films selected as

best picture nominees...

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Call Me By Your Name.

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Luca Guadagnino, Amelia George and

Marco McCullough. Darkest Hour...

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Dunkirk, Emma Thomas, and

Christopher Nolan, producers.

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Get Out, Sean McKittrick, Jordan

Peele, producers.

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Lady Bird, Eli Bush, Scott Rudin and

Evelyn O'Neill, producers.

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Phantom Thread, Joanne Sele, Paul

Thomas Anderson, Megan Ellison and

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Daniel Leavy, producers.

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The Post. Amy Pascal, Steven

Spielberg and Chris -- -- producers.

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The Shape of Water, Guillermo del

Toro and J Miles Dale, producers.

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing,

Martin McDonagh, producers.

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Thank you very much, all, for

watching this morning.

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Congratulations to all of the

nominees.

Make sure you watch as we

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celebrate the 90th Oscars, on Sunday

night, March the 4th on ABC.

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APPLAUSE

CHEERING

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STUDIO: So, finally, the full list

of nominations, nine films nominated

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for Best picture.

Remember, this is the third year

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where they are allowed a maximum of

ten. Nine nominated for Best

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picture. If our maths is correct, it

is The Shape of Water leading the

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way.

Yes, unlucky for some, 13. I'm

sure they will take it now! A record

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has been broken. I mentioned Rachael

Morrison, a female cinematographer

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but also Greta Gerwig, nominated as

Best Director for her work on Lady

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Bird. Only the fifth female director

to ever be nominated. You can try

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and work out who the others are!

The

only one who has ever won is Kathryn

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Bigelow.

Sofia Coppola, and we will

find the other one!

Meryl Streep was

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in there. We chuckled, it is...

Her

21st nomination, breaking her own

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record!

The Shape of Water isn't yet

out in the UK, another week before

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cinemagoers make up their own mind

on that. There are many fascinating

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areas in this week. Greta Gerwig, in

director and screenplay, and the

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wonderful Saoirse Ronan, as we

thought, here she is with Laurie

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Metcalf, nominated as Best

Supporting Actress.

Lady Bird with

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five nominations, an achievement for

a first-time film, an indie film, we

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are seeing that with these best

picture nominations. They are in the

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lead. With Three Billboards Outside

Ebbing. Get Out. These films that we

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are seeing, they make the shape of

the Oscars. Things have changed, you

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do not get heritage products any

more. The Darkest Hour is in there,

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and Dunkirk you would expect that

but we have different films in the

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make up of nine. It is exciting this

year. They've done a very good set

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of nominations.

Martin McDonagh

would not getting a nod for best

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director. There was the sense he may

get it. He has been squeezed out.

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The film has a lot of nominations in

other categories.

I think he will

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win Best Original Screenplay. He can

be proud of his work, he could also

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get best picture.

Let's speak to one

of the British successors, a woman

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who I hope is opening the champagne,

Rachel Shenton, the screenwriter of

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The Silent Child, nominated in the

live action Short film category,

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joins us now. Many congratulations,

Rachel!

Thank you so much!

I try

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never, in so many years in this job,

to say how do you feel... But I have

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to ask you!

I honestly don't know

how I feel. It is surreal. I feel

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very emotional. It is lovely news.

People listening to us on the BBC,

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they may know you began as an

actress in Hollyoaks. You have

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written a very personal story. We

are seeing clips from your film

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right now, Rachel. It is the story

of a young deaf girl where you and

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your partner, who worked on this,

you deliberately wanted to cast a

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young girl who, is, indeed deaf

herself. For those who do not know

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about your film, tell us how this

film has come to pass and how you

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reach this amazing point of being an

Oscar nominee.

My gosh, it is so

0:38:410:38:47

bizarre, that sentence! This story

is extremely close to me. I am a

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writer and an actress. I play Jalan,

in The Silent Child, about a

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profoundly deaf little girl called

Libby, born into a hearing family.

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This story is very close to my

heart. My dad was profoundly deaf

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and lived the last dozen years of

his life being profoundly deaf. I

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believe that film is a powerful

medium to portray this message and

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this story has not been told before.

It needs to be told. Me and my

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fiance, the director of the project,

we believe so much in authenticity

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in casting. Casting a profoundly

deaf role, for our lead, that was

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essential. There was no other

option. We knew that it would be

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quite difficult, because the brief

is so specific. We set out to do it

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and we did it. Here we are.

We are

running out of time but before we

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let you go, who is on the plane with

you? Who

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gets to go to the Oscars? May, the

director and our leading lady,

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Maisie!

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Congratulations, Rachel Shenton,

Oscar nominee! Let's also talk to

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Sarah Greenwood, another successful

brick here this lunchtime. Thank you

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very much for talking to us. You are

not a first timer, you have been

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nominated before. Congratulations

for your work on the Darkest Hour.

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Thank you. It is fantastic. Also,

Beauty and the Beast we have two

0:40:240:40:33

nominations.

I should point that

out, Sarah. While pointed out! That

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is positively

0:40:370:40:37

-- positively greedy! Doubling your

chances of winning an Oscar on the

0:40:420:40:45

4th of March!

I'm not a betting

person but I cannot think it is

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something to do with us splitting

the vote. But it is amazing to get

0:40:530:40:57

this far. With two such different

films, it is absolutely astonishing,

0:40:570:41:02

actually. I cannot quite take it in.

It doesn't get any easier the more

0:41:020:41:07

nominations you get. It is more

thrilling, it is fantastic.

Jason

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Solomons here, congratulations.

Thank you. Thank you very much!

What

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about these films in Britain, having

them recognised in Los Angeles for

0:41:220:41:27

our skills here? What makes it so

special about what other craftsmen

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can do here?

They are two such

different films. Beauty and the

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Beast amazingly, was all built and

shot on the stages at Shepperton

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Studios. With the most phenomenal

crew and crew of craftsmen. It was

0:41:420:41:50

old school Hollywood built in

London. It was fantastic. Then you

0:41:500:41:54

have something like Darkest Hour.

What was incredible was you have

0:41:540:42:00

these incredible locations. We went

up to Yorkshire and Manchester. And

0:42:000:42:05

in London. It is phenomenal.

Everything that is available to us

0:42:050:42:08

over here, facilities and locations,

it is stunning. Long may it

0:42:080:42:14

continue!

Sarah, we wish you all the

best. Congratulations. I am

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genuinely a huge fan of your work on

the Darkest Hour, I watched it only

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the other day and the first thing we

both said was how extraordinary that

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film looked. We wish you all the

best and we are crossing our

0:42:290:42:33

fingers. Good luck again for the 4th

of March. Sarah Greenwood, nominated

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in two categories for her work on

Beauty and the Beast and the Darkest

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Hour. So many more we haven't

ventured. Call Me By Your Name has

0:42:420:42:46

done pretty well in the list of

nominations. Get Out, it is worth

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mentioning another British talent

with Daniel Kaluuya.

Most people who

0:42:510:42:57

are watching it do not know that he

is British. Samuel L Jackson had to

0:42:570:43:01

say, why are these British actors

taking our jobs? Why? Because he is

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so darn good!

Fantastic, those

nominations have been unveiled. Head

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to the cinema and find out who you

think should win!

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We will find out on Sunday, the 4th

of March.

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The full reaction to the nominations

here on BBC News, and on the BBC

0:43:190:43:23

News website as well.

Enjoy your cinema going and thank

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you for being with us.

Goodbye.

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