Oscars 2021: Anthony Hopkins, Chloe Zhao, Frances McDormand and other winners

By Olga_Gafurova Monday, 26 April 2021 8:54 PM

Oscars 2021: Anthony Hopkins, Chloe Zhao, Frances McDormand and other winners

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Hollywood's biggest night has taken place on 25th April, honouring the movie industry's finest from the past year.

In a stunning close to a largely predictable Oscar ceremony, Anthony Hopkins won Best Actor for his work in The Father over the late Chadwick Boseman, who died last year of cancer and has swept awards season so far for his performance in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. 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 also won Best Picture. She's 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. Joining Chloe Zhao in the history-making category was Youn Yuh-jung, Best Supporting Actress for Minari. Daniel Kaluuya completed his awards grand slam this year with the Oscar for 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. The White Tiger, starring Priyanka Chopra, was nominated in this category.

Another Round, from Denmark, was awarded Best International Feature Film. "We wanted to make a film that celebrates life," said director Thomas Vinterberg who made the film while facing a tragic personal loss - his daughter, who was cast in Another Round, died in a car accident. The official entry from India this year - Jallikattu - failed to make the shortlist.

Mank, which led the nominees slate with 10 nods, won two Oscars - Best Cinematography and Best Production Design. Sound Of Metal, starring Pakistani-origin actor Riz Ahmed, also won two of its six nominations - Best Sound and Best Film Editing. The nominations were announced last month by Priyanka Chopra and husband Nick Jonas.

The Oscars this year were historic at several levels - for one, it boasts the most diverse list of nominees in the history of the Academy Awards; for another, in addition to the traditional venue of Los Angeles' Dolby Theatre, much of the ceremony is taking place at Union Station. This year, the categories of Best Sound Mixing and Best Sound Editing have been consolidated into a single Best Sound award. Also, there is no host for the award ceremony for the third year running.

Here are the winners of the 93rd Academy Awards:

Best Picture: Nomadland

Best Director: Chloe Zhao, Nomadland

Best Actress: Frances McDormand, Nomadland

Best Actor: Anthony Hopkins, The Father

Best Supporting Actress: Youn Yuh-jung, Minari

Best Supporting Actor: Daniel Kaluuya, Judas And The Black Messiah

Best Original Screenplay: Promising Young Woman

Best Adapted Screenplay: The Father

Best Animated Feature Film: Soul

Best International Feature Film: Another Round

Несмотря на ограничения, торжественная «красная дорожка» (она, к слову, в этом году была ярко-розового цвета) состоялась, хотя и с сокращенным участием звездных гостей. Среди них Риз Уизерспун, Холли Берри, Брэд Питт, Аманда Сайфред, Кэри Маллиган, Зендая, Марго Робби, Лора Дерн, Реджина Кинг, Анджела Бассетт

Награда в главной номинации премии – «Лучший фильм» – в этом году досталась картине «Земля кочевников», обошедшей картины «Суд над чикагской семеркой», «Манка», «Минари», «Отца», «Девушку, подающую надежды», «Звук металла» и «Иуду и черного мессию». Режиссер фильма – китаянка Хлоя Чжао – стала второй в истории женщиной, забравшей награду за лучшую режиссерскую работу.

Лучшими актерами в 2021 году стали Энтони Хопкинс и Фрэнсис Макдорманд – за главные роли в картинах «Отец» и «Земля кочевников». Таким образом, 83-летний Хопкинс стал самым возрастным победителем в истории «Оскара», побив рекорд Кристофера Пламмера, награжденного в 2011 году в возрасте 82-х лет за роль в комедии «Начинающие».