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Brie Larson was the most perfect Oscar winner for Room last night

She was the very picture of excitement, poise, and Jacob T’s best friend.

The 88th Academy Awards - Press Room - Los Angeles Source: PA WIRE

BRIE LARSON REPRESENTED the Room posse at last night’s Oscars, winning the Best Actress award for her performance as Ma in Lenny Abrahamson’s film.

Perhaps the cutest moment was when her young co-star (and candidate for Most Overlooked For An Oscar Ever) Jacob Tremblay jumped up to give her a bear hug after her win was announced.

The 88th Academy Awards - Show - Los Angeles Source: Associated Press

The 88th Academy Awards - Show - Los Angeles Source: Associated Press

The 88th Academy Awards - Show - Los Angeles Source: Associated Press

Larson thanked the Telluride and Toronto festivals for giving Room the platform and boost it needed to get noticed.

She also thanked Irish director Lenny Abrahamson (to a round of spontaneous applause) calling him “absolutely incredible”, writer Emma Donohue and Jacob Tremblay, who she called “my partner through this in every way possible”

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Larson had the absolute craic with Best Supporting Actress winner Alicia Vikander, both clutching their Oscars…

The 88th Academy Awards - Backstage - Los Angeles Source: Associated Press

The 88th Academy Awards - Backstage - Los Angeles Source: Associated Press

She made time to take a picture for Leo and the lads…

The 88th Academy Awards - Show - Los Angeles Source: Associated Press

In fact, she had the absolute craic full stop…

The 88th Academy Awards - Backstage - Los Angeles

The 88th Academy Awards - Press Room - Los Angeles Source: PA WIRE

And wasted no time getting her Oscar engraved…

88th Academy Awards - Governors Ball Source: Associated Press

Earlier Larson provided one of the most touching moments of the ceremony when she stood to hug every sexual assualt survivor who had been on stage for Lady Gaga’s performance.

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