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Year: 1983 (56th) Academy Awards

Category: Cinematography

Film Title: Fanny & Alexander

Winner: Sven Nykvist

Presenter: Joanna Pacula, Anthony Franciosa

Date & Venue: April 9, 1984; Dorothy Chandler Pavilion

The time has come to thank, and I want to thank a man who I have had the fortune to work with for about twenty-five years on twenty-two pictures -- Ingmar Bergman. And I also want to thank the crew and the actors who have made my job so easy. And I want to make a special thank [you] to the American cinematographers who has been so nice to me and in accepting me and my work. Thank you very much indeed.

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[Note: All winners are present except where noted; NOT all winners may have spoken.]