Scotland's Tilda Swinton was named best supporting actress in Michael Clayton ahead of pre-award favorite Cate Blanchett, while French star Marion Cotillard beat Julie Christie as best actress with her acclaimed performance as troubled chanteuse Edith Piaf in La Vie En Rose.
Cotillard was the first French woman to win the award since Simone Signoret in 1960.
"Hollywood is built on Europeans," said Swinton. "Go back and look. I'm just really sad I couldn't give my speech in Gaelic. Don't tell everybody. We're everywhere."...