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February 11, 1997
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BEST PICTURE: "The English Patient," "Fargo," "Jerry Maguire," "Secrets and Lies," "Shine."

ACTOR: Tom Cruise, "Jerry Maguire"; Ralph Fiennes, "The English Patient"; Woody Harrelson, "The People vs. Larry Flynt"; Geoffrey Rush, "Shine"; Billy Bob Thornton, "Sling Blade."

ACTRESS: Brenda Blethyn, "Secrets and Lies"; Diane Keaton, "Marvin's Room"; Frances McDormand, "Fargo"; Kristin Scott Thomas, "The English Patient"; Emily Watson, "Breaking the Waves." Best Actor graphic

SUPPORTING ACTOR: Cuba Gooding Jr., "Jerry Maguire"; William H. Macy, "Fargo"; Armin Mueller-Stahl, "Shine"; Edward Norton, "Primal Fear"; James Woods, "Ghosts of Mississippi."

SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Joan Allen, "The Crucible"; Lauren Bacall, "The Mirror Has Two Faces"; Juliette Binoche, "The English Patient"; Barbara Hershey, "The Portrait of a Lady"; Marianne Jean-Baptiste, "Secrets and Lies."

DIRECTOR: Anthony Minghella, "The English Patient"; Joel Coen, "Fargo"; Milos Forman, "The People vs. Larry Flynt"; Mike Leigh, "Secrets and Lies"; Scott Hicks, "Shine."

FOREIGN FILM: "A Chef in Love," Georgia; "Kolya," Czech Republic; "The Other Side of Sunday," Norway; "Prisoner of the Mountains," Russia; "Ridicule," France. Best Actress  graphic

SCREENPLAY (written directly for the screen): Ethan Coen and Joel Coen, "Fargo"; Cameron Crowe, "Jerry Maguire"; John Sayles, "Lone Star"; Mike Leigh, "Secrets and Lies"; Jan Sardi and Scott Hicks, "Shine."

SCREENPLAY (based on material previously produced or published): Arthur Miller, "The Crucible"; Anthony Minghella, "The English Patient"; Kenneth Branagh, "Hamlet"; Billy Bob Thornton, "Sling Blade"; John Hodge, "Trainspotting."

ART DIRECTION: "The Birdcage," "The English Patient," "Evita," "Hamlet," "William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet."

CINEMATOGRAPHY: "The English Patient," "Evita," "Fargo," "Fly Away Home," "Michael Collins." Best Supporting Actress graphic

SOUND: "The English Patient," "Evita," "Independence Day," "The Rock," "Twister."

SOUND EFFECTS EDITING: "Daylight," "Eraser," "The Ghost and the Darkness."

ORIGINAL MUSICAL OR COMEDY SCORE: "Emma," Rachel Portman; "The First Wives Club," Marc Shaiman; "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz; "James and the Giant Peach," Randy Newman; "The Preacher's Wife," Hans Zimmer.

ORIGINAL DRAMATIC SCORE: "The English Patient," Gabriel Yared; "Hamlet," Patrick Doyle; "Michael Collins," Elliot Goldenthal; "Shine," David Hirschfelder; "Sleepers," John Williams. Best Supporting Actor graphic

ORIGINAL SONG: "Because You Loved Me" from "Up Close and Personal," Diane Warren; "For the First Time" from "One Fine Day," James Newton Howard, Jud J. Friedman and Allan Dennis Rich; "I Finally Found Someone" from "The Mirror Has Two Faces," Barbra Streisand, Marvin Hamlisch, Bryan Adams and Robert "Mutt" Lange; "That Thing You Do!" from "That Thing You Do!," Adam Schlesinger; "You Must Love Me" from "Evita," Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice.

COSTUME: "Angels and Insects," "Emma," "The English Patient," "Hamlet," "The Portrait of a Lady."

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE: "The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story," "Mandela," "Suzanne Farrell: Elusive Muse," "Tell The Truth and Run: George Seldes and the American Press," "When We Were Kings." Best Director graphic

DOCUMENTARY (short subject): "Breathing Lessons: The Life and Work of Mark O'Brien," "Cosmic Voyage," "An Essay on Matisse," "Special Effects," "The Wild Bunch: An Album in Montage."

FILM EDITING: "The English Patient," "Evita," "Fargo," "Jerry Maguire," "Shine."

MAKEUP: "Ghosts of Mississippi," "The Nutty Professor," "Star Trek: First Contact."

ANIMATED SHORT FILMS: "Canhead," "La Salla," "Quest," "Wat's Pig."

LIVE ACTION SHORT FILM: "De Tripas, Corazon," "Dear Diary," "Ernst & Lyset," "Esposados," "Wordless."

VISUAL EFFECTS: "Dragonheart," "Independence Day," "Twister."


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