Oscars 2017: Winners and What Went Wrong With Best Picture Award

Oscars 2017 would be remembered for the jibes it took at President Trump, but it would be een more remembered for the mix-up that took place for the most important award of the night

Oscars 2017: How the Best Picture mix-up unfolded

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Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty take center stage to announce the Best Picture award.

But Warren Beatty takes a look at the card twice. And why is that?

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And the Oscar goes to… La La Land!

Producers Jordan Horowitz, Fred Berger and Marc Platt come on stage to accept the awards and make their acceptance speeches.

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But wait, everyone looks a little puzzled.

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Warren Beatty and Jimmy Kimmel have a quick discussion with Jordan Horowitz, the producer of La La Land. 

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All celebrations cease, as Horowitz takes to the mike to announce they have *not* won. The winner, in fact, is Moonlight!

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Emma Stone is shattered. Yes, the Best Picture goes to Moonlight. No, it indeed was not a joke.

Warren Beatty explains why the mistake happened. He said he had an envelope saying Emma Stone, La La Land.

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He added that he was surprised and turned to his co-presenter Faye Dunaway before looking quizzically at the audiences.

Horowitz, being a real sport that he is, handed over the award to the real winner of the night: Moonlight writer/director Barry Jenkins.

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He remains very sporting about it and offers Barry a warm hug.

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Ryan Gosling congratulated Mahershala Ali.  Emma Stone wasn’t far behind being sporty either.

 

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The Moonlight couldn’t believe what just unfolded.

And now, the complete list of Oscar 2017 winners

Best Picture: “Moonlight”

Actor: Casey Affleck, “Manchester by the Sea”

Actress: Emma Stone, “La La Land”

Supporting Actor: Mahershala Ali, “Moonlight”

Supporting Actress: Viola Davis, “Fences”

Animated Feature: “Zootopia”

Cinematography: “La La Land”

Costume Design: “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”

Direction: Damien Chazelle, “La La Land”

Documentary Feature: “O.J.: Made in America”

Documentary Short: “The White Helmets”

Film Editing: “Hacksaw Ridge”

Foreign Language Film: “The Salesman”

Makeup and Hairstyling: “Suicide Squad”
Score: “La La Land”

Song: “City of Stars” from “La La Land”

Music by Justin Hurwitz; Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

Production Design: “La La Land”

Animated Short: “Piper”

Live Action Short: “Sing”

Sound Editing: “Arrival”

Sound Mixing: “Hacksaw Ridge”

Visual Effects: “The Jungle Book”

Adapted Screenplay: “Moonlight”

Original Screenplay: “Manchester by the Sea”

Content courtesy: Rediff

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