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Oscars 2021: Nomadland Wins Best Picture

admin   April 28, 2021

Anthony Hopkins bagged Best Actor for his work in The Father, while the Best Picture award went to Nomadland In a befitting close to Oscar ceremony, Anthony Hopkins bagged Best Actor for his work in The Father.

Chloe Zhao made history at the 93rd Academy Awards as the first woman of colour to win the Oscar for Best Director for Nomadland, which has also been declared as Best Picture.

Interestingly, she was also only the second woman in Oscar history to win the award after The Hurt Locker director Kathryn Bigelow. Frances McDormand, star of Nomadland, won her third Best Actress Oscar, matching Daniel Day-Lewis’ three Best Actor Oscars.

Youn Yuh-jung won Best Supporting Actress for Minari. Daniel Kaluuya bagged the Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Judas And The Black Messiah.

The first Oscar of the show went to Emerald Fennell who won Best Original Screenplay for Promising Young Woman; Best Adapted Screenplay was won by The Father. Another Round, from Denmark, was awarded Best International Feature Film.

The Oscars this year boasted the most diverse list of nominees in the history of the Academy Award. In addition to the traditional venue of Los Angeles’ Dolby Theatre, much of the ceremony was taking place at Union Station.

The nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards were unveiled on March 15 by Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas.

Here goes the list of winners:

Best Picture
Nomadland

Best Actor
Anthony Hopkins – The Father

Best Actress
Frances McDormand – Nomadland

Best Director
Chloé Zhao – Nomadland

Best Actor in a Supporting
Daniel Kaluuya – Judas and the Black Messiah

Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Yuh-Jung Youn – Minnari

Best Costume Design
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Best Makeup and Hairstyling
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Best Production Design
Mank

Best Cinematography
Mank

Best Animated Feature Film
Soul

Best Animated Short Film
If Anything Happens I Love You

Best Live-Action Short Film
Two Distant Strangers

Best Documentary Short Subject
Colette

Best Documentary Feature
My Octopus Teacher

Best Sound
Sound of Metal

Best Visual Effects
Tenet

Best Adapted Screenplay
The Father

Best Original Screenplay
Promising Young Woman

Best Original Score
Soul

Best Original Song
Fight for You

Best Film Editing
Sound of Metal