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Gary Oldman on Oscar nomination: 'I'm still in shock'

24 January 2012 Last updated at 21:45 GMT

Gary Oldman has received his first Oscar nomination, for his portrayal of George Smiley in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy.

The British actor received the news while promoting the film in Berlin, a fact he said was "fitting", given the city's connection to the Cold War and the Karla trilogy.

Film clip courtesy of Studiocanal