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What was said at the Oscars

Source : AP
Last Updated: Mon, Feb 27, 2012 05:26 hrs

Notable quotes from the 84th Annual Academy Awards held Sunday at the Hollywood & Highland Center:

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"Next year this'll be called the Flomax theater." — Host Billy Crystal, referring to several elderly nominees this year, including Max von Sydow and Christopher Plummer. 
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"You're only two years older than me, darling. Where have you been all my life?" — Christopher Plummer, on winning for best supporting actor for Beginners. At 82, he is the oldest Oscar winner ever. 
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"At this time many Iranians all over the world are watching us and I imagine them to be very happy. They are happy not just because of an important award or a film or a filmmaker, but because at the time when talk of war, intimidation, and aggression is exchanged between politicians the name of their country, Iran, is spoken here through her glorious culture, a rich and ancient culture that has been hidden under the heavy dust of politics." Asghar Farhadi, director-writer-producer, on winning best foreign language film for A Separation.
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 "I was genuinely starstruck when I met Kermit the Frog. Like many stars here tonight, he's a lot shorter in real life."Bret McKenzie, who won best original song for Man or Muppet.
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"Let's get out of here." Kirk Baxter, on winning achievement in film editing for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.

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