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Posted March 26, 2000

— "American Beauty" was named best picture at the 72nd annual Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles Sunday evening.

Kevin Spacey took home the best actor award for his role in "American Beauty." Hilary Swank was named best actress for her performance in "Boys Don't Cry."

Michael Caine and Angelina Jolie won Oscars for their supporting roles in "The Cider House Rules" and "Girl, Interrupted."

Here is a complete list of winners:

  • Actor: Kevin Spacey, ``American Beauty.''
  • Actress: Hilary Swank, ``Boys Don't Cry.''
  • Supporting Actor: Michael Caine, ``The Cider House Rules.''
  • Supporting Actress: Angelina Jolie, ``Girl, Interrupted.''
  • Director: Sam Mendes, ``American Beauty.''
  • Foreign Film: ``All About My Mother,'' Spain.
  • Original Screenplay: Alan Ball, ``American Beauty.''
  • Adapted Screenplay: John Irving, ``The Cider House Rules.''
  • Original Song: ``You'll Be in My Heart'' from ``Tarzan,'' Phil Collins.
  • Original Score: ``The Red Violin,'' John Corigliano.
  • Cinematography: ``American Beauty.''
  • Art Direction: ``Sleepy Hollow.''
  • Visual Effects: ``The Matrix.''
  • Film Editing: ``The Matrix.''
  • Sound: ``The Matrix.''
  • Sound Effects Editing: ``The Matrix.''
  • Costume: ``Topsy-Turvy.''
  • Makeup: ``Topsy-Turvy.''
  • Live Action Short Film: ``My Mother Dreams the Satan's Disciples In New York.''
  • Animated Short Film: ``The Old Man and the Sea.''
  • Documentary Feature: ``One Day in September.''
  • Documentary (short subject): ``King Gimp.''

    Oscar winners previously announced this year:

  • Gordon E. Sawyer Award: Roderick T. Ryan, who created a film processor for use in special effects.
  • Irving Thalberg Memorial Award: Warren Beatty.
  • Honorary Award: Polish filmmaker Andrzej Wajda. From staff and wire reports

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