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The 78th Annual Academy Awards (2006)

Films contending for the annual awards include Brokeback Mountain (2005), Capote (2005), Crash (2004), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) and Munich (2005).
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Won 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 2 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Jon Stewart ... Himself - Host
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Amy Adams ... Herself - Nominee
Moustapha Akkad ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Jessica Alba ... Herself - Presenter
Eddie Albert ... Himself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Muhammad Ali ... Himself (archive footage)
Robert Altman ... Himself - Honorary Award Recipient
Jennifer Aniston ... Herself - Presenter
Colleen Atwood ... Herself - Winner
Lauren Bacall ... Herself - Presenter
Eric Bana ... Himself - Presenter
Anne Bancroft ... Herself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
Paul Beauregard ... Himself - Winner
Dion Beebe ... Himself - Winner
Barbara Bel Geddes ... Herself - Memorial Tribute (archive footage)
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Films contending for the annual awards include Brokeback Mountain (2005), Capote (2005), Crash (2004), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005) and Munich (2005).

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USA

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English

Release Date:

5 March 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The 78th Annual Academy Awards See more »

Filming Locations:

Beverly Hills, California, USA See more »

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Trivia

First time since 1962 that the four acting winners (Best Actor (Philip Seymour Hoffman), Best Actress (Reese Witherspoon), Best Supporting Actor (George Clooney), and Best Supporting Actress (Rachel Weisz)) were all first-time nominees. See more »

Quotes

Jon Stewart: [introducing Luke and Owen Wilson] Our next presenters are two very talented brothers, which I realize is also an excellent way to describe the Baldwin family.
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Connections

References Apocalypto (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Travelin' Thru
Written by Dolly Parton
Performed by Dolly Parton
[Best Song nominee from "Transamerica"]
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What was the music in the Oscar's closing?
7 March 2006 | by s75208See all my reviews

At the closing of the Academy Awards, I really enjoyed the music the orchestra was playing and I'm trying to find out what it was.

They actually played two songs, one while Jon Stewart was saying goodbye and then transitioned to another while the credits were rolling.

It's the second song that I'm interested in.

I've already gone to Oscar.com and the Academy Awards websites, but can't find anything there or where else to go look.

John Conti was the orchestra conductor.

HELP!!


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