Mikael Persbrandt stars in Susanne Bier's In A Better World as a doctor struggling both with his work in a strife-plagued refugee camp and with his relationships (Trine Dyrholm plays his wife) at home in Denmark. Per Arnesen/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Actress Natalie Portman and Benjamin Millepied arrive at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards held Sunday at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. Jason Merritt/Getty Images hide caption

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Emil Richards has played percussion on countless classic film and TV soundtracks. Courtesy of Yamaha Artist Services hide caption

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John Powell is nominated for the Best Original Score Academy Award, for his work on How to Train Your Dragon. Dreamworks hide caption

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A PS22 Chorus member reacts to news that their glee club will perform at the Academy Awards. YouTube.com hide caption

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