“CODA”, an adaptation of the French film “La famille Bélier”, won the Oscar for Best Picture on Sunday evening, marking the diversity of its awards and a blow to the cast. Smith with comedian Chris Rock.
The Oscar for Best Picture was won in Los Angeles on Sunday, March 27 by the French film “La Fame Belier” and the movie “Coda” directed by Sean Header. It tells the story of a young man from Massachusetts who is deaf in his family and interested in singing.
Among the other major awards of the evening, the always-famous Will Smith won the Oscar for Best Actor for his role in “The Williams Method”, coached by the father of tennis champions Serena and Venus Williams.
“I want to apologize to the academy,” he began with tears, and the actor, who had been stunned for a while in the room after stepping on stage, apparently became angry and slapped comedian Chris Rock. Humor about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved head, alopecia, significant hair loss. “Love makes you do crazy things,” Will Smith said after receiving his trophy.
American Jessica Sostine won the Oscar for Best Actress for her role in “In the Eyes of Tommy Fay” and as a telecommunications artist with a big heart and outrageous makeup.
Jane Campion Best Director
The actress, just 45 years old, has not already won two Oscars, first for “The Color of Feelings” and “Zero Dark Thirty”. Penelope Cruz (“Madres Paralelas”), Kristen Stewart (“Spencer”), Nicole Kidman (“Being the Ricardos”) and Olivia Colman (“The Lost Daughter”).
New Zealand filmmaker Jane Campion won the Oscar for Best Director for her film “The Power of the Dog”, becoming the third woman to receive this prestigious award a year after Chloe Zhao. Katherine Bigelow was the pioneer of this genre for the 2010 film “Minesweepers”. Jane Campion had already won the 1994 Oscar for Best Screenplay for “The Piano Lesson”.
Other notable awards include hip-hop musician Ahmir “Questlow” Thomson’s film “Summer of Soul”, also known as “Black Woodstock” about the memorable and forgotten concert in Harlem in 1969, which won the Oscar for Best Documentary.
The Oscars, which are often criticized for their lack of community representation, were given this year to Haryana Depos, an actress who defines herself as “Afro-Latin” and bizarre for her role as Anita in Steven Spielberg’s remake of “West Side Story”.
Troy Kotzur, a born-again deaf actor, meanwhile won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for “CODA”, where he played an annoying but loving family man. The actor dedicated his success to the “community of the deaf and hard of hearing” and was applauded in sign language by the guests in the room.
Quiet moment for Ukraine
Beyoncின்’s spectacular performance live from a tennis court in Los Angeles was opened this evening by sisters Serena and Venus Williams, who began filming “The Williams Method”.
Among the stars who have returned to the Hollywood red carpet after two years of epidemic, some have added blue ribbons bearing the words #WithRefugees (“with refugees”) to their tuxedos or casual evening attire to show their solidarity with the civilians displaced by the conflict. Jason Momova wore a Ukrainian blue and yellow card on stage.
During the ceremony, the organizers used the business space to display the message, “One minute silence to show our support for the Ukrainian people who are currently under occupation.”
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