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The 80th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2007 and took place on February 24, 2008, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles beginning at 5:30 p.m.wikipedia
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The 80th Academy Awards ceremony, presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), honored the best films of 2007 and took place on February 24, 2008, at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles beginning at 5:30 p.m. PST / 8:30 p.m. EST.

Jon Stewart

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Actor Jon Stewart hosted the show for the second time, having previously presided over the 78th ceremony held in 2006.
Stewart hosted the 78th and 80th Academy Awards.

No Country for Old Men (film)

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No Country for Old Men won the most awards of the ceremony with four including Best Picture.
The film won 76 awards on 109 nominations across multiple organizations; it won four awards at the 80th Academy Awards – Best Picture, Best Director(s), Best Supporting Actor (Bardem) and Best Adapted Screenplay – three British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs), including Best Director(s), and two Golden Globes.

There Will Be Blood

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Other winners included The Bourne Ultimatum with three awards, La Vie en Rose (La môme) and There Will Be Blood with two awards, and Atonement, The Counterfeiters, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Freeheld, The Golden Compass, Juno, Michael Clayton, The Mozart of Pickpockets, Once, Peter & the Wolf, Ratatouille, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and Taxi to the Dark Side with one.
At the 80th Academy Awards, the film was nominated for eight Oscars (tying with another Paramount Vantage/Miramax co-production No Country for Old Men).

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This was also the second time in Oscar history (the first being 1964's 37th Academy Awards) that none of the four acting winners was American.
It was also the first year since the inception of the Supporting Actor and Actress categories wherein all four acting Oscars were won by non-American performers; this would be repeated at the 80th Academy Awards.

Michael Clayton (film)

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Other winners included The Bourne Ultimatum with three awards, La Vie en Rose (La môme) and There Will Be Blood with two awards, and Atonement, The Counterfeiters, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Freeheld, The Golden Compass, Juno, Michael Clayton, The Mozart of Pickpockets, Once, Peter & the Wolf, Ratatouille, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and Taxi to the Dark Side with one.
The film received critical acclaim and was nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay for Gilroy, Best Actor for Clooney, and Best Supporting Actor for Wilkinson, with Swinton winning the award for Best Supporting Actress.

The Bourne Ultimatum (film)

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Other winners included The Bourne Ultimatum with three awards, La Vie en Rose (La môme) and There Will Be Blood with two awards, and Atonement, The Counterfeiters, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Freeheld, The Golden Compass, Juno, Michael Clayton, The Mozart of Pickpockets, Once, Peter & the Wolf, Ratatouille, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and Taxi to the Dark Side with one.
It was chosen by National Board of Review as one of the top ten films of 2007 and went on to win all three of its nominations at the 80th Academy Awards: Best Film Editing, Best Sound Mixing and Best Sound Editing.

Atonement (film)

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Other winners included The Bourne Ultimatum with three awards, La Vie en Rose (La môme) and There Will Be Blood with two awards, and Atonement, The Counterfeiters, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Freeheld, The Golden Compass, Juno, Michael Clayton, The Mozart of Pickpockets, Once, Peter & the Wolf, Ratatouille, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and Taxi to the Dark Side with one.
Atonement won an Oscar for Best Original Score at the 80th Academy Awards, and was nominated for six others, including Best Picture, Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Supporting Actress for Ronan.

Elizabeth: The Golden Age

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Other winners included The Bourne Ultimatum with three awards, La Vie en Rose (La môme) and There Will Be Blood with two awards, and Atonement, The Counterfeiters, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Freeheld, The Golden Compass, Juno, Michael Clayton, The Mozart of Pickpockets, Once, Peter & the Wolf, Ratatouille, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and Taxi to the Dark Side with one.
At the 80th Academy Awards, the film won Best Costume Design and Blanchett received a nomination for Best Actress.

The Counterfeiters (2007 film)

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Other winners included The Bourne Ultimatum with three awards, La Vie en Rose (La môme) and There Will Be Blood with two awards, and Atonement, The Counterfeiters, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Freeheld, The Golden Compass, Juno, Michael Clayton, The Mozart of Pickpockets, Once, Peter & the Wolf, Ratatouille, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and Taxi to the Dark Side with one.
The film won the 2007 Best Foreign Language Film Oscar at the 80th Academy Awards.

List of actors nominated for two Academy Awards in the same year

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Cate Blanchett became the eleventh performer to receive double acting nominations in the same year.
The most recent occurrence was during the 80th Academy Awards, in which Cate Blanchett received nominations for Elizabeth: The Golden Age and I'm Not There.

Away from Her

The film received two nominations at the 80th Academy Awards: Best Actress (for Christie) and Best Adapted Screenplay (for Polley).

Marion Cotillard

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Best Actress winner Marion Cotillard was the fifth person to win for a non-English speaking performance and the second person to do so in the aforementioned category, after Sophia Loren who won for 1961's Two Women.
At the Academy Awards, she won Best Actress, becoming the first woman and second person (after Adrien Brody, The Pianist) to win both a César and an Oscar for the same performance.

Academy Awards

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During the ceremony, AMPAS presented Academy Awards (commonly referred to as Oscars) in 24 categories.
In 2008, the 80th Academy Awards telecast was watched by 31.76 million viewers on average with an 18.66% household rating, the lowest rated and least-watched ceremony at the time, in spite of celebrating 80 years of the Academy Awards.

Paul Thomas Anderson

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There Will Be Blood received eight Academy Award nominations, tying with No Country for Old Men for the most nominations that year.

List of Austrian submissions for the Academy Award for Best International Feature Film

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Four Austrian films have been nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film: Wolfgang Glück's '38 - Vienna Before the Fall at the 59th Academy Awards, Stefan Ruzowitzky's The Counterfeiters at the 80th Academy Awards, Gotz Spielmann's Revanche at the 81st Academy Awards, and Michael Haneke's Amour at the 85th Academy Awards.

Katyń (film)

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It was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film for the 80th Academy Awards.

Surf's Up (film)

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It was also nominated at the 80th Academy Awards for Best Animated Feature, but lost to Pixar's Ratatouille.

Cate Blanchett

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Cate Blanchett became the eleventh performer to receive double acting nominations in the same year.
At the 80th Academy Awards, Blanchett received two Academy Award nominations – Best Actress for Elizabeth: the Golden Age and Best Supporting Actress for I'm Not There – becoming the eleventh actor to receive two acting nominations in the same year, and the first female actor to receive another nomination for the reprisal of a role.

Juno (film)

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Other winners included The Bourne Ultimatum with three awards, La Vie en Rose (La môme) and There Will Be Blood with two awards, and Atonement, The Counterfeiters, Elizabeth: The Golden Age, Freeheld, The Golden Compass, Juno, Michael Clayton, The Mozart of Pickpockets, Once, Peter & the Wolf, Ratatouille, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, and Taxi to the Dark Side with one.
It was also the highest-grossing of the five Best Picture nominees for the 80th Academy Awards.

Markéta Irglová

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In 2008, she won the Academy Award for Best Original Song for "Falling Slowly", which was co-written with Glen Hansard.

Vanessa Roth

She has won a number of film awards for her works, including a 2008 Academy Award for Best Short Documentary for Freeheld, an Alfred I duPont-Columbia award for Taken In: The Lives of America's Foster Children, two Sundance Special Jury Prizes, Cine Golden Eagles, Casey Medals and a MacArthur Grant.

Tilda Swinton

In 2007, Swinton's performance as Karen Crowder in Michael Clayton earned her both a BAFTA award for Best Supporting Actress as well as the Oscar for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role at the 2008 80th Academy Awards, the film's sole win.

Falling Slowly

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The song was featured on the soundtrack of the 2007 Irish musical romance film Once, which starred Hansard and Irglová, and for which it won the Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 80th Academy Awards.

Amy Ryan

After being voted Best Supporting Actress for Gone Baby Gone by the National Board of Review, as well as the critics circles in New York, Los Angeles, Boston, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., Ryan's performance was also nominated for a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and an Oscar for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting role at the 80th Academy Awards.