‘The Artist’ wins the Oscar for best picture: Meryl Streep gets 3rd Oscar
The 84th Academy Awards featured a showdown between a black-and-white silent film, a civil rights-era film and Mississippi maids and a 3-D film based on the earliest days of the movie industry. In the end “The Artist” took home most of the coveted Oscar slots.
Meryl Streep took home the best actress Oscar for her role in “The Iron Lady.”
The Academy Award for best actor went to Jean Dujardin for his role in “The Artist.” While Michel Hazanavicius won the Oscar for best directing in “The Artist”
“The Help” co-star Octavia Spencer won the Oscar for best supporting actress.
The Academy Award for best supporting actor went to Christopher Plummer for his role in “Beginners.”