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    Ang Lee called it "a miracle" that he could make "Life of Pi," a film that occupied him for four years before it hit the big screen and culminated with his surprising win for best director at the Oscars.

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  • Ang Lee's Oscar award thrills Taiwanese

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  • `Argo' wins best picture on scattered Oscar night

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  • Daniel Day-Lewis, Lawrence wins acting Oscars

    Daniel Day-Lewis has joined a select group of Academy Award recipients with his third Oscar, taking the best-actor trophy Sunday for his monumental performance as Abraham Lincoln in the Civil War saga "Lincoln."

  • Ang Lee wins best director Oscar for 'Life of Pi'

    Ang Lee has won the Academy Award for best director for his "Life of Pi."

  • Lee takes directing Oscar; Hathaway, Waltz win

    Ang Lee pulled off a huge upset at the Academy Awards with a directing win for the shipwreck story "Life of Pi," taking the prize over Steven Spielberg, who had been favored for "Lincoln."

  • Lawrence wins actress, Lee takes directing Oscar

    "Hunger Games" star Jennifer Lawrence has triumphed in Hollywood's big games, winning the best-actress Academy Award as a damaged soul in "Silver Linings Playbook," while Ang Lee pulled off a huge upset as best director for "Life of Pi."

  • Workers prepare the red carpet for the 85th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. The Oscars will be presented on Sunday. (Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

    'Argo' wins best picture on scattered Oscar night

    Just as Oscar host Seth MacFarlane set his sights on a variety of targets with a mixture of hits and misses, the motion picture academy spread the gold around to a varied slate of films. "Argo" won best picture as expected, along with two other prizes. But "Life of Pi" won the most awards with four, including a surprise win for director Ang Lee.

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  • Overseas slice of 'Pi' flips Hollywood formula

    In mathematical terms, divide the circumference of the world by its diameter, and you have pi. In Hollywood terms, add a United Nations mix of ingredients and you have the blockbuster "Life of Pi."

  • 'Lincoln,' 'Argo' face off for Britain's Oscars

    Hollywood stars squelched up a soggy red carpet Sunday at the British Academy Film Awards, which pitted presidential biopic "Lincoln" against epic musical "Les Miserables" and Iran hostage crisis drama "Argo."

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