Washington (US): ‘Nomadland’, the frontrunner of the award season this 12 months, bagged an Oscar for ‘Finest Image’ on the 93rd Academy Awards.
That is the second win for ‘Nomadland’ on the 93rd Academy Awards as earlier Chloe Zhao took house the Oscar for finest course, changing into the primary particular person of color to bag this award. She is just the second lady within the historical past of the Academy Awards to win this specific laurel.
‘Nomadland’ is Zhao’s third function movie, following 2015’s ‘Songs My Brothers Taught Me’ and 2017’s much-lauded ‘The Rider’. Her subsequent movie undertaking is Marvel’s extremely anticipated ‘Eternals’, which is at present scheduled for a fall launch after being delayed due to COVID-19.
Earlier, Zhao had received a Golden Globe for finest director for ‘Nomadland’, making her the second lady ever to win for helming, and the primary lady of color to win within the class.
‘Nomadland’ is a 2020 American drama movie directed, written, and edited by Zhao. It stars Frances McDormand as a lady who leaves house to journey across the American West.
The movie relies on the 2017 non-fiction e-book ‘Nomadland: Surviving America’ within the Twenty-First Century by Jessica Bruder.
Additionally within the ceremony, British actor Daniel Kaluuya took house the Oscar for Finest Actor in a Supporting Function, for his efficiency within the ‘Judas and Black Messiah’.
Denmark’s ‘One other Spherical’ received an Oscar for ‘Finest Worldwide Characteristic Movie’.
Christopher Hampton and Florian Zeller took house an Oscar within the class of Tailored Screenplay for his or her work within the Anthony Hopkins-starrer ‘The Father’. Emerald Fennell additionally received an Oscar for Authentic Screenplay for the comedy thriller movie ‘Promising Younger Girl’.
The 93rd Academy Awards are being held at each the Dolby Theatre and Union Station. The ceremony is happening two months later than initially deliberate, as a result of affect left by the COVID-19 pandemic on the leisure trade.
The nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards have been introduced on March 15 this 12 months. That is solely the fourth time in historical past that the Academy Awards have been postponed.
‘Mank’ leads the nominations this 12 months after being nominated for 10 accolades whereas ‘The Father’, ‘Judas and the Black Messiah’, ‘Minari’, ‘Nomadland’, ‘Sound of Steel’ and ‘The Trial of Chicago 7’ have been nominated in six classes. (ANI)