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Naomi Watts 'truly honoured' by Oscar nomination

Actress Naomi Watts was nominated for Best Actress for her role as a Tsunami survivor. Credit: Press Association

British born actress Naomi Watts said she was "truly honoured" to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress. She said:

"I am so thrilled and humbled with this morning's wonderful news. The journey of telling Maria Belon's miraculous story of survival has been an incredible experience and I am so grateful for this acknowledgement of our film."

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