Academy Awards 2008

Ladies' Choice: The Best Actress Nominees

Newcomers (Ellen Page!) will go head-to-head with A-listers (Cate Blanchett!) for a fashionable fight to the finish. By Suzy Byrne

MARION COTILLARD

La Vie en Rose
Oscar History: This was her first nomination.
2008 Scorecard: She already won a Golden Globe.
Before She Hit Oscar: A native of France, she began acting as a child in one of her father's plays.
Great Adventure: “This movie has been a succession of surprises since the beginning of the adventure," the 32-year-old told PEOPLE. "To get a Golden Globe is really something I can’t describe. I’m speechless.”