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"Argo" storms to Oscar victory on night of surprises

Director and producer Ben Affleck accepts the award for best motion picture for "Argo" as actors Alan Arkin (2L) and Bryan Cranston look on at the 85th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 24, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Director and producer Ben Affleck accepts the award for best motion picture for "Argo" as actors Alan Arkin (2L) and Bryan Cranston look on at the 85th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 24, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

Director and producer Ben Affleck accepts the award for best motion picture for "Argo" as actors Alan Arkin (2L) and Bryan Cranston look on at the 85th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California February 24, 2013. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni
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