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OSCARS 1998 - 70th ACADEMY AWARDS WINNERS

The winners of the 70th presentation of awards by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Los Angeles, on March 23, 1998.

BEST PICTURE
"Titanic"[WINNER]
"As Good As It Gets"
"The Full Monty"
"Good Will Hunting"
"L.A. Confidential"

BEST DIRECTOR
James Cameron, "Titanic" [WINNER]

Peter Cattaneo, "The Full Monty"
Gus Van Sant, "Good Will Hunting"
Curtis Hanson, "L.A. Confidential"
Atom Egoyan, "The Sweet Hereafter"

BEST SCREENPLAY (original):
Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, "Good Will Hunting" [WINNER]

Mark Andrus, James L. Brooks, "As Good As It Gets"
Paul Thomas Anderson, "Boogie Nights"
Woody Allen, "Deconstructing Harry"
Simon Beaufoy, "The Full Monty"

BEST SCREENPLAY (adapted):
Brian Helgeland and Curtis Hanson, "L.A.Confidential" [WINNER]
Paul Attanasio, "Donnie Brasco"
Atom Egoyan, "The Sweet Hereafter"
Hilary Henkin, David Mamet, "Wag TheDog"
Hossein Amini, "The Wings of the Dove"

BEST ACTOR
Jack Nicholson, "As Good As It Gets" [WINNER]
Matt Damon, "Good Will Hunting"
Robert Duvall, "The Apostle"
Peter Fonda, "Ulee's Gold"
Dustin Hoffman, "Wag the Dog"

BEST ACTRESS
Helen Hunt, "As Good As It Gets" [WINNER]
Helena Bonham Carter, "The Wings of the Dove"
Julie Christie, "Afterglow"
Judi Dench, "(Her Majesty) Mrs. Brown"
Kate Winslet, "Titanic"

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Robin Williams, "Good Will Hunting" [WINNER]
Robert Forster, "Jackie Brown"
Anthony Hopkins, "Amistad"
Greg Kinnear, "As Good As It Gets"
Burt Reynolds, "Boogie Nights"

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Kim Basinger, "L.A. Confidential" [WINNER]
Joan Cusack, "In & Out"
Minnie Driver, "Good Will Hunting"
Julianne Moore, "Boogie Nights"
Gloria Stuart, "Titanic"

BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
"Character," The Netherlands [WINNER]
"Beyond Silence," Germany
"Four Days In September," Brazil
"Secrets Of The Heart," Spain
"The Thief," Russia

BEST ART DIRECTION
"Titanic" [WINNER]

"Gattaca"
"Kundun"
"L.A. Confidential"
"Men In Black"

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
"Titanic" [WINNER]
"Amistad"
"Kundun"
"L.A. Confidential"
"The Wings of the Dove"

BEST COSTUME DESIGN
"Titanic" [WINNER]
"Amistad"
"Kundun"
"Oscar and Lucinda", Janet Patterson (Australia)
"The Wings of the Dove"

BEST FILM EDITING
"Titanic" [WINNER]
"Air Force One", Richard Francis-Bruce (Australia)
"As Good As It Gets"
"Good Will Hunting"
"L.A. Confidential"

BEST MAKE-UP
"Men In Black" [WINNER]
"(Her Majesty) Mrs. Brown"
"Titanic"

BEST ORIGINAL DRAMATIC SCORE
"Titanic" [WINNER]
"Amistad"
"Good Will Hunting"
"Kundun"
"L.A. Confidential"

BEST ORIGINAL MUSICAL OR COMEDY SCORE
"The Full Monty" [WINNER]
"Anastasia"
"As Good As It Gets"
"Men In Black"
"My Best Friend's Wedding"

BEST ORIGINAL SONG
"Titanic" [WINNER]

"Hercules"
"Con Air"

BEST SOUND
"Titanic" [WINNER]
"Air Force One"
"Con Air"
"Contact"
"L.A. Confidential"

BEST SOUND EFFECTS EDITING
"Titanic" [WINNER]
"Face/Off"
"The Fifth Element"

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
"Titanic" [WINNER]
"The Lost World: Jurassic Park"
"Starship Troopers"

BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
"The Long Way Home [WINNER]
"Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life"
"Colors Straight Up"
"4 Little Girls"
"Waco: The Rules of Engagement"

BEST DOCUMENTARY SHORT SUBJECT
"A Story of Healing" [WINNER]
"Alaska: Spirit of the Wild"
"Amazon"
"Daughter of the Bride"
"Still Kicking: The Fabulous Palm Springs Follies"

BEST SHORT ANIMATED FILM
"Geri's Game" [WINNER]
"Famous Fred"
"La Vieille Dame et les Pigeons"
"The Mermaid"
"Redux Riding Hood"

BEST SHORT LIVE-ACTION FILM
"Visas and Virtue" [WINNER]
"Dance Lexie Dance"
"It's Good to Talk"
"Sweethearts?"
"Wolfgang"


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