Beatty looked unsure what to do when he opened the envelope (Image credit: KEVIN WINTER)

Oscars mistake: Moonlight wins best picture after announcement mix-up

Moonlight has won best picture at the Oscars - but only after Faye Dunaway initially said La La Land had won.

Warren Beatty was handed the previous winner's envelope, containing a card saying "Emma Stone, La La Land", resulting in the error.

The team from La La Land was in the middle of its acceptance speeches when the mistake was discovered.

Stone said backstage afterwards: "Is that the craziest Oscar moment of all time? Cool! It's going to be history."

Musical La La Land won six Oscars including best director and best actress. Moonlight also won adapted screenplay and best supporting actor.

Damien Chazelle, director of La La Land, became the youngest filmmaker to win a best director Oscar at the age of 32.

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Source: bbc.com