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Oscars 2013: 9-yr-old competes with 85-yr-old for Best Actress trophy

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  • Feb 24, 2013, 08:32 AM IST
Oscars 2013: 9-yr-old competes with 85-yr-old for Best Actress trophy
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It's that time of the year again, when the world's most prestigious award is about to be presented and the entire planet is waiting with bated breath to witness that moment, when the beauty (read the Oscar trophy) will land into the supple hands of a pretty lady. But, there is a twist in the tale- this time round, a 9-year-old girl is fighting it out with women of great talent for the coveted trophy. So, the the oldest nominee in the category is Emmanuelle Riva, who's 85-years-old and the youngest nominee Quvenzhane Wallis, is 9-years-old.

Looks like it's going to be a close competition this year. And, here's the list of all the nominees of the Best Actress category.


 

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    Jessica Chastain for Zero Dark Thirty
    Jessica Chastain for Zero Dark Thirty

    In a critically acclaimed performance, Jessica Chastain  has portrayed Maya, a CIA agent who undertakes a decade-long search for Osama bin Laden, in the film directed by Kathryn Bigelow.
     

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    Jennifer Lawrence for Silver Linings Playbook
    Jennifer Lawrence for Silver Linings Playbook

    Jennifer has been hailed for her portrayal of Tiffany, a young widow, who gets into a complicated relationship with Patrizio Solitano Jr. (played by Bradley Cooper), who's just been
    discharged from a psychiatric facility.
     

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    Emmanuelle Riva for Amour
    Emmanuelle Riva for Amour

    85-year-old Emmanuelle plays the character of Anne, an elderly woman who's suffered from two strokes and is being looked
    after by her husband.

     

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    Quvenzhané Wallis for Beasts of the Southern Wild
    Quvenzhané Wallis for Beasts of the Southern Wild

    The little wonder Quvenzhané, plays Hushpuppy, a curious young
    girl, who stays along with her father somewhere in Louisiana
    swampland.
     

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    Naomi Watts for The Impossible
    Naomi Watts for The Impossible

    In a role of a lifetime, Naomi portrays the character of a woman, who's struggling to survive post the Tsunami.

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