At the 84th Academy Awards on February 26, three Oscars were awarded to Berlinale films and guests. The Berlin International Film Festival congratulates the winners!
A Separation by Asghar Farhadi, winner of the Golden Bear at the Berlinale 2011, won the Oscar for Foreign Language Film. Meryl Streep, who received the Honorary Golden Bear for Lifetime Achievement at the Berlinale 2012, won best performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for The Iron Lady (directed by Phyllida Lloyd) - it was Streep’s third Oscar. The Oscar for Makeup went to Mark Coulier and J. Roy Helland for their work in The Iron Lady, which was presented in the Berlinale Special 2012.
In all, eight films that participated in the Berlinale 2011 and 2012 were nominated by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in eleven different categories.
February 27, 2012