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Year: 2001 (74th) Academy Awards

Category: Foreign Language Film

Film Title: No Man's Land

Winner: Bosnia & Herzegovina (accepted by director Danis Tanovic)

Presenter: Sharon Stone, John Travolta

Date & Venue: March 24, 2002; Kodak Theatre

DANIS TANOVIC:
Wow. Thank you, Academy, especially those who voted for me. I have to thank my producers, especially a man who started all this, Cedomir Kolar, who read the screenplay and who followed me until today. I have to thank my crew, my actors, one of them is, two of them up here. I want to thank United Artists, Bingham Ray for their great, great job in promoting my film here. And thank you. Yes, I want to thank my wife for being so beautiful and good to me and loving me and being patient. And this is for my country, for Bosnia. Thank you.

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