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The 2009 Oscar Nominees Pictured in Vanity Fair

By: Ines Freitas - Published: Feb 3, 2009 • References: vanityfair
Vanity Fair‘s “The 2009 Hollywood Portfolio” shoot by Annie Leibovitz pays homage to the duet most praised in cinema: the relation between actor and director.

The photoshoot features nominees for the 81st Academy Awards, this year's potential Oscar winners.

Cinema’s dance takes more than two; it’s like tiresome clubbing, rage and fun. But the powerful, respectful, trusting, built-in moments of love and hate relationship between the director and the actors is like an Argentinian tango.

Annie Leibovitz captured the leading men and women that will walk the red carpet on the 22nd of February 2009. For now, here are the intimate and magic photos of Vanity Fair and the making-off video.