BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA: Naomi Watts, 'The Impossible'
Dramas about widely recognized tragedies always gain some attention come awards season, mining the human drama in real-life events with roles that allow their actors to act. Consequently, when you put the wonderful Naomi Watts in the skin of a mother separated from her family after the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, not only do you have a compelling story, you also have a deeply compelling character. The film itself has earned high marks with both critics and audiences. Chances of winning: On the Outside
Source: Summit Entertainment