The winner for best actress in a leading role this year for the 2008 Academy Awards is Marion Cotillard for the film 'La Vie En Rose'. The best actress was wearing a Jean Paul Gaultier white mermaid dress.
Other best actress nominees were Cate Blanchett for 'Elizabeth: The Golden Age'. Blanchett looked stunning in her Dries Van Noten purple gown.
Laura Linney for 'The Savages' was spotted on the red carpet wearing a simple black Michael Kors Gown.
Julie Christie for 'Away From Her' was wearing an intersting dress designed by herself and her stylist, Tayna Gill. The dress was a red, crushed material, paired with mesh white gloves.
Lastly, Canadian girl, Ellen Page for 'Juno', was wearing black vintage Jean Louis Scherrer.