Even though everyone knew Javier Bardem had the Best Supporting Actor award in the bag, that didn't take away from the moment's emotion. The Spanish actor dedicated the statue to his mother and gave half of his speech in his native language.
French actress Marion Cotillard was shocked when she won the Best Actress honor for her performance in La Vie en Rose. "Thank you, life. Thank you, love. It is true, there are some angels in this city [Los Angeles]," she said amidst tears.
Ethan (left) and Joel Coen won big-time at the event, picking the Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Directors and Best Picture honors. Who would've thought a twisted thriller like No Country for Old Men would become a favorite of the Academy?