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In a surprising twist, Anthony Hopkins won Best Actor for his lead in The Father over favourite and front-runner Chadwick Boseman, who died last August at the age of 43.
Some buyers have subsequently returned the statuettes to the Academy, which keeps them in its treasury.
It is also the oldest of the ; its equivalents — the for television, the for theater, and the for music — are modeled after the Academy Awards.
Additionally, a film must have been reviewed by a critic from , , the , or.
It would take between three and four weeks to manufacture 50 statuettes.