Hollywood, United States of America
JAPANESE FILM DIRECTOR YAMADA POSES IN FRONT OF AN OSCAR AT THE ACADEMY IN LOS ANGELES.
Yoji Yamada (R) of Japan, nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award for 'The Twilight Samurai', poses with actor Hiroyuki Sanada in front of an Oscar at the Academy in Los Angeles, February 27, 2004. The 76th Annual Academy Awards will be presented on February 29. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith AS