here`s no dearth of female talent this year at the 81st Annual Academy Awards. From Kate Winslet`s outstanding performance in The Reader
to Angelina Jolie`s heart-rending depiction of a mother`s battle against the system.
We bring you a special on the ladies in the running - an ode to the brilliance and the authenticity they bring to cinema.
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