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84th Academy Awards: Best Director

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At the 1st Academy Awards there were two directing awards – one for drama and the other for comedy – but the latter was was eliminated the following year.

Only twice has it been awarded to a co-directing team, rather than to an individual director: Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise for West Side Story (1961) and Joel Coen and Ethan Coen for No Country for Old Men (2007).

WOODY ALLEN – Midnight in Paris

MICHEL HAZANAVICIUS – The Artist

TERRENCE MALICK – The Tree of Life

ALEXANDER PAYNE – The Descendants

MARTIN SCORSESE – Hugo

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Written by Ambrose Heron

February 26th, 2012 at 4:59 am

Posted in Awards Season