The Hurt Locker conquers Oscars

Todd Wawrychuk /  ©A.M.P.A.S.

Todd Wawrychuk / ©A.M.P.A.S.

LOS ANGELES, USA- Kathryn Bigelow has defied all the odds to receive the Oscar for best director and best film.

The last few days were mired in controversy after the producer of the movie sent out emails encouraging Academy voters to pull their weight behind the Hurt Locker. He was subsequently banned from the ceremony.

Kathryn has made history by being the first female director to win at the Oscars.

Find a full list of winners here

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