Anthony Hopkins wins best actor Oscar for ‘The Father’ at 93rd Academy Awards.
Nomadland’ bags Best Picture award.
Frances McDormand won her third Oscar on Sunday for Nomadland, cementing her reputation as one of the best actresses of her generation. Nomadland, the 63-year-old McDormand plays a widow who, in the wake of the US economic recession, turns her van into a mobile home and sets out on the road, taking seasonal jobs along the journey.
Chloé Zhao wins Best Director for Nomadland, becomes first woman of colour to receive Oscar.
In the 93rd the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) awards underway in Los Angeles, Chloe Zhao made history as she became the first woman of colour to win the Oscar for Best Director for Nomadland.
Zhao is also only the second woman in Oscar history to win the Academy award. Youn Yuh-Jung won the Best Supporting Actress award for her film Minari.
Daniel Kaluya also completed his awards grand slam this year with the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Judas And The Black Messiah.
Emerald Fennell bagged the first Oscar of the show who won Best Original Screenplay for Promising Young Woman while Best Adapted Screenplay was won by The Father.
Denmark’s Another Round was awarded Best International Feature Film. David Fincher’s film Mank won two Oscars respectively for Best Production Design.
Danish film Another Round, starring Mads Mikkelsen, wins best international feature Oscar.
While Donald Graham Burt won for Production Design and Jan Pascaledouble-dagger won the award for Set Decoration. Erik Messerschmidt won Best Cinematography for Mank.
The Oscar Awards are being held from two venues in Los Angeles, Dolby Theatre and Union Station.
McDormand’s win makes her a member of an elite club that includes Meryl Streep, Daniel Day Lewis and Jack Nicholson as the winners of three acting Oscars. The late Katharine Hepburn won a record four.
My voice is in my sword. We know the sword is our work. And I like work,” McDormand said in accepting the award, echoing a line from the film.