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'Birdman' flies over Oscars

23 February
11:13 2015

NEWS CENTER (DİHA) - British actor Eddie Redmayne has won the best actor Oscar for The Theory of Everything, while Julianne Moore picked up best actress for Still Alice.

Redmayne thanked his "staggering partner in crime", co-star Felicity Jones, and his "ferocious but incredibly kind director James Marsh". Dark comedy Birdman won best film and best director for Mexican film-maker Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu. It also won best cinematography and best original screenplay. The film sees Michael Keaton play a former movie superhero actor, who hopes to revive his washed-up career by putting on a Broadway play.

Key Points:

- Eddie Redmayne wins best actor
- Julianne Moore wins best actress
- Birdman wins best picture and best director
- Grand Budapest Hotel and Birdman win four awards each.