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'Rings' Sweeps Oscars with 11 Wins

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'Rings' Sweeps Oscars with 11 Wins

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'Rings' Sweeps Oscars with 11 Wins

'Rings' Sweeps Oscars with 11 Wins

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The Return of the King, the final installment in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, wins all 11 Oscars for which it was nominated, including best picture and best director. Best acting honors go to Charlize Theron for her transformation into a serial killer in Monster, and Sean Penn for his performance as the troubled father of a murdered child in Mystic River. Hear NPR's Renee Montagne.