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The 1999 Academy Awards ceremony will air March 21. If you were a member of the Academy, how would you vote? Let us know and look for the results of this poll in the March 19 Monitor. Your comments are welcome too! And the nominees are ... (check one)

Best Picture

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"Life is Beautiful"

"Saving Private Ryan"

"Shakespeare in Love"

"The Thin Red Line"

Best Actor

Roberto Benigni, "Life is Beautiful"

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Tom Hanks, "Saving Private Ryan"

Ian McKellen, "Gods and Monsters"

Nick Nolte, "Affliction"

Edward Norton, "American History X"

Best Actress

Cate Blanchett, "Elizabeth"

Fernanda Montenegro, "Central Station"

Gwyneth Paltrow, "Shakespeare in Love"

Meryl Streep, "One True Thing"

Emily Watson, "Hilary and Jackie"

Best Supporting Actor

James Coburn, "Affliction"

Robert Duvall, "A Civil Action"

Ed Harris, "The Truman Show"

Geoffrey Rush, "Shakespeare in Love"

Billy Bob Thornton, "A Simple Plan"

Best Supporting Actress

Kathy Bates, "Primary Colors"

Brenda Blethyn, "Little Voice"

Judi Dench, "Shakespeare in Love"

Rachel Griffiths, "Hilary and Jackie"

Lynn Redgrave, "Gods and Monsters"

Best Director

Roberto Benigni, "Life is Beautiful"

Steven Spielberg, "Saving Private Ryan"

John Madden, "Shakespeare in Love"

Terrence Malick, "The Thin Red Line"

Peter Weir, "The Truman Show"

Best Foreign Film

"Central Station," Brazil

"Children of Heaven," Iran

"The Grandfather," Spain

"Life is Beautiful," Italy

"Tango," Argentina

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