Day-Lewis, Waltz Discuss Oscar Win Backstage

Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor winners react to their big wins at the Academy Awards.
2:38 | 02/25/13

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And the oscar goes to daniel day-lewis. ♪ congratulations. Thank you. I was half tempted to say, congratulation, mr. President. seth MacFarlane had fun with your prep. If you saw a cell phone, would you have to be like, oh, my god, what's that? It's really more to do with the reluctance to put aside something that is so central to your life. A big part of your life for a period, a physical period of time. Since we got married 16 years ago, my wife rebecca has lived with some very strange men. Blood's been spilled to afford us this moment.W, now, now! How much did it change your impression of lincoln? It's not that it changed it. I didn't know anything about him. Everything I learned was new. I had been committed to play margaret thatcher. Um -- the more you discover the flaw lines in a character, the more impressive they become in a strange way. I better take him. ♪ and the oscar goes to -- christoph waltz, "jadjango unchain unchained." You can put it right there. You have won two oscars with quentin tarantino. We participated in a hero's journey. The hero being quentin. Why is he a hero? A hero's journey is usually connected to a fight that leads to inner progress. And quentin was working himself through this story. To slay the dragon because you're not afraid of it and you cross through fire because it's worth it. I borrowed my character's words. Sorry, coulden resist. Where did you dig him up? A turn of e vechbts brought django and myself together. It was great to be put in that journey in the supporting actor. You're supposed to help the story along and -- what can go wrong now? Winner winner chicken dinner. Awesome.

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