Oscars 2017 pictures: Glitz and glamour on the red carpet

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The stars of the silver screen walked the red carpet for the 89th Academy Awards in Los Angeles.

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Terrence Howard (centre left) and Kirsten Dunst were just two of the film stars to walk the 275m (900ft) red carpet as they made their way to the Dolby Theatre.
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Best actress nominee Isabelle Huppert was an early arrival. The French actress has already won a Golden Globe for her role in rape revenge thriller Elle.
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Best actress nominee Ruth Negga was nominated for her role in Loving. She plays the part of Mildred Loving, whose interracial marriage to Richard Loving (played by Joel Edgerton), led to the couple's arrest and banishment from the US state of Virginia in the 1950s.
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Ryan Gosling was nominated for best actor for his role in La La Land. He plays Sebastian Wilder, a jazz pianist chasing his dreams in Hollywood.
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Best supporting actress nominee Octavia Spencer was greeted by television personality and former American footballer Michael Strahan.
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Star of La La Land and winner of the best actress award Emma Stone.
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Actor Sunny Pawar, one of the stars of Lion, waved to the crowd. The film tells the true story of a young Indian boy who is adopted after losing his family at a young age.
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Swedish actress Alicia Vikander walked the carpet in a dress by Louis Vuitton.
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Actors Aldis Hodge (left) and Glen Powell of Hidden Figures joked with each other on the red carpet.
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Viola Davis won the best supporting actress award for her role in Fences.
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Casey Affleck has sported his full beard for the entire awards season as it is for a film role. He won best actor for his role in Manchester by the Sea where he plays Lee Chandler, an odd job man who has a painful past and suddenly finds himself with extra responsibilities.
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British director Orlando Von Einsiedel and producer Joanna Natasegara won the Oscar for best documentary short for their film The White Helmets, about volunteer rescue workers in Syria.
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English singer, songwriter, composer, and producer Mica Levi wrote the score for critically acclaimed biopic Jackie, starring Natalie Portman, which was up for best original score.
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Felicity Jones, star of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story presented the award for best visual effects at the ceremony with her co-star Riz Ahmed. In 2014 her performance in The Theory of Everything won her a nomination for best actress.
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Lucas Hedges is just 20 and yet his performance as Patrick Chandler in Manchester by the Sea won him a nomination for best supporting actor.
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Actor Hailee Steinfeld's dress was adjusted as she poses for photographers on the red carpet.
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Nominees for best original song Max Martin (left). Justin Timberlake (centre) and Karl Johan Schuster strike a pose.
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Best supporting actress nominee Nicole Kidman is no stranger to the Oscars, winning best actress in 2003 for The Hours.
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Naomie Harris was nominated for best supporting actress for her work in the film Moonlight.
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Directors Martin Butler (left) and Bentley Dean (right) posed with cast members from Australia's best foreign language film nominee Tanna.
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Actor Viggo Mortensen (left) was nominated for his role as Ben in Captain Fantastic, the story of a hippy father who has raised his children in a remote home, far from the pressures of modern life. He is pictured with his son, actor Henry Mortensen.
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Michelle Williams was nominated for best supporting actress for her role in Manchester by the Sea. She was nominated for best actress in 2012, for My Week with Marilyn, and in 2011 for Blue Valentine. She was also nominated for best supporting actress for Brokeback Mountain in 2006.
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Nominee for best supporting actor Dev Patel arrived with his mother Anita. It is eight years since his breakthrough film Slumdog Millionaire won eight Oscars.
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Actress Scarlett Johansson arrived with her agent Joe Machota.
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Oscar winner Halle Berry told reporters on the red carpet she wanted to 'celebrate her natural hair by allowing it to be natural and free'.
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American actress and fashion model Dakota Johnson posed for photographers on the red carpet.
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Writer Tarell Alvin McCraney's film Moonlight tells the story of a young man named Chiron through three stages of his life, as he battles life in extreme poverty with an abusive drug addict mother, all the while trying to come to terms with his sexuality.

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