2009 Academy Awards: The Show, The Winners

Posted Monday February 23, 2009 7:23 AM GMT

Bringing an end to the awards show season, the 2009 Acadmey Award winners were named at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday night (February 22).

During the course of the evening, Penelope Cruz became the first Spanish actress to pick up an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress while Kate Winslet was honored with the Best Lead Actress award.

Meanwhile, Sean Penn ended up being a surprise choice over Mickey Rourke for the top Male prize ahead of the announcement dubbing "Slumdog Millionaire" as the Best Picture of the year.

The complete list of 2009 Academy Award winners is as follows:

Best Picture: Slumdog Millionaire

Actor in a Leading Role: Sean Penn, Milk

Actress in a Leading Role: Kate Winslet, The Reader

Actor in a Supporting Role: Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight

Actress in a Supporting Role: Penélope Cruz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona

Director: Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire

Original Screenplay: Dustin Lance Black, Milk

Adapted Screenplay: Simon Beaufoy, Slumdog Millionaire

Animated Feature Film: WALL-E

Foreign Language Film: Departures (Japan)

Original Score: A.R. Rahman, Slumdog Millionaire

Original Song: "Jai Ho," A.R. Rahman and Gulzar; Slumdog Millionaire

Art Direction: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Cinematography: Slumdog Millionaire

Costume Design: The Duchess

Makeup: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Film Editing: Slumdog Millionaire

Documentary Feature: Man on Wire

Documentary Short Subject: Smile Pinki

Animated Short Film: La Maison en Petits Cubes

Live Action Short Film: Spielzeugland (Toyland)

Sound Editing: The Dark Knight

Sound Mixing: Slumdog Millionaire

Visual Effects: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award: Jerry Lewis

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