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Oscars 2012: Great Performances

Sebastian Kim for TIME

Tears, giggles, pranks and emotions ran high, and loads of laughter pealed through the studio during this year’s shoot, which resulted in a series of images and short films photographed and directed by Sebastian Kim.

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Video: Great Performances

To mark this year’s Hollywood awards season, Sebastian Kim photographed the actors behind some of this past year’s most impressive portrayals for TIME’s Great Performances gallery. Joel Stein was also on hand to interview those capable capturers of character about the topic at hand: great performances.

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Great Performance: George Clooney

George Clooney discusses the best performance ever and the importance of Hawaiian shirts.

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Great Performance: Michael Fassbender

Michael Fassbender explains how physicality can define a character.

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Great Performance: Bérénice Bejo

Bérénice Bejo discusses learning lines for a silent movie.

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Great Performance: Viola Davis

Viola Davis on the performances that changed her life, the difficult choice to play a maid and the difference between entertainment and experience.

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Great Performance: Adepero Oduye

Adepero Oduye on crying at the movies and changing her life’s direction.

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Great Performance: Jessica Chastain

Jessica Chastain explains why it’s great to work with an ensemble of women.

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Great Performance: Uggie

Uggie opens up about the complications of a transatlantic lifestyle and the perils of celebrity.

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Great Performance: Rooney Mara

Rooney Mara discusses a girl and her tattoos.

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