Gay cowboy drama 'Brokeback Mountain' has been nominated for eight Oscars.Ang Lee's movie is up for Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor for Heath Ledger, Best Supporting Actor for Jake Gyllenhaal and Best Supporting Actress for Michelle Williams.Keira Knightley and Dame Judi Dench will fight it out with Felicity Huffman,Charlize Theron and Reese Witherspoon for Best Actress.Dame Judi admits she is "thrilled" to be nominated for her performance in 'Mrs Henderson Presents'.She said: "It's absolutely wonderful! I'm absolutely thrilled! I'm so happy to be nominated for something I loved filming every single day."Rachel Weisz is up for Best Supporting Actress for 'The Constant Gardener'.The stunning British star has already won that title at both the Golden Globes and Screen Actors Guild Awards

The 78th Academy Awards ceremony will take place on March 5.

The show will be presented by US comedian and 'Daily Show' host, Jon Stewart. 78th Academy Award Nominations

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