Desert Stars: A Winning Night in Palm Springs

A-Listers (Halle! Drew!) rub elbows with newcomers 114 miles outside of L.A. at the 19th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival on Jan. 5. By Suzy Byrne

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WAVE RIDER

WAVE RIDER
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An expectant Halle Berry – glowing in a Temperley London dress and Cartier jewelry – shows off her bump before collecting the Desert Palm lifetime achievement award.

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CLOSE ENCOUNTER

CLOSE ENCOUNTER
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Hairspray star Zac Efron – whose film was honored with an ensemble award – stuck close to girlfriend Vanessa Hudgens on the red carpet.

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CRISS-CROSSING OVER

CRISS-CROSSING OVER
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Taking the stage to award the Chairman's Vanguard Award to the director, writer and cast of Juno, Drew Barrymore walks the walk in Gucci.

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TAKING TURNS

TAKING TURNS
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Tracy Turnblads unite! Ricki Lake, who played Tracy Turnblad in the 1988 version of Hairspray, teams up with newcomer Nikki Blonsky, star of the 2007 film. During the show, Lake presented Blonsky with a rising star award.

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THERE WILL BE ... AWARDS

THERE WILL BE ... AWARDS
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The usually quirky Daniel Day-Lewis conservatively suited up for the fest, pulling double duty as presenter and recipient. The There Will Be Blood star took home a trophy for best actor in the drama, which was also named movie of the year, and a Desert Palm lifetime achievement award.

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COSTARS ALIGN

COSTARS ALIGN
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Juno's Allison Janney and a Vera Wang-clad Ellen Page get some quality cuddle time on the red carpet. In addition to the accolades for Juno, Janney was honored with an ensemble award as part of the cast of Hairspray.

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HUGGING IT OUT

HUGGING IT OUT
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Presenter Bruce Willis and Hairspray's John Travolta share a warm embrace at the fest, which was founded by Sonny Bono.

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HIP, HIP, HAIRSPRAY!

HIP, HIP, HAIRSPRAY!
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Hairspray honoree Amanda Bynes – in a BCBG babydoll and Cartier jewelry – has all the white moves on the red carpet.

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FAN-CY MEETING YOU HERE

FAN-CY MEETING YOU HERE
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Bynes gets ready for an extreme close-up with fans at an outdoor sing-along screening of Hairspray in Palm Spring's Sunrise Park.

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'WILD' BOYS

'WILD' BOYS
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A newly single Sean Penn gets tied up with Emile Hirsch, whom he directed in Into the Wild. Hirsch picked up a rising star award; Penn was honored as director of the year.

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GREAT 'HAIR' DAY

GREAT 'HAIR' DAY
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Accepting the award for best ensemble, Hairspray's John Travolta delivers a speech on behalf of the group. Travolta's Grease costar Stockard Channing, whose film Sparkle is one of the festival's entries, presented the award to her old friend.

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