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Year: 2003 (76th) Academy Awards
Category: Short Film (Animated)
Film Title: Harvie Krumpet
Winner: Adam Elliot (accompanied on stage by producer Melanie Coombs)
Presenter: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson
Date & Venue: February 29, 2004; Kodak Theatre
Wow. "Harvie Krumpet" has been a film that's been in my head for over ten years and I'm so glad he's out. We'd like to congratulate everyone in Australia who have helped "Harvie" come to life, in particular the Australian Film Commission, Film Victoria and SBS Independent. "Harvie" will be screening on SBS television next Monday night at 9 pm. We'd also like to congratulate our fantastic cast and crew, especially our uncle Geoffrey Rush for lending us his most beautiful voice. Finally, we'd like to thank two very, very special people: my friend Juliet and my beautiful boyfriend Dan. Thank you.
I'd like to congratulate my mother Margaret Harris. To live in the hearts of others is not to die and you'll always be in my heart. We'd like to thank the Academy. Thank you so much.
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