MEXICO CITY (proceso.com.mx).–They only wanted to tell the story of a wounded person seeking to hurt others by not knowing how to deal with their feelings, one in which many or “all” of us have reflected at some point in life. life, and that is the story that led the directors and screenwriters Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert to film “Everything everywhere at the same time” that tonight swept the Oscars 2023.
The film, which parallels the central story with a message of working on self-love, won seven statuettes out of 11 nominations, winning: Supporting Actress (Jamie Lee Curtis), Supporting Actor (Ke Huy Quan), Leading Actress (Michelle Yeoh), Best Direction (for the “Daniel’s”), and Best Picture.
The Oscar ceremony was held at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles and was hosted by comedian Jimmy Kimmel, who had already hosted the awards in 2017 and 2018, and who enjoys a good reputation among the public and his profession.
Another of the films that garnered four statuettes was “All Quiet on the Front” which won Best International Film (beating the noble OE), Production Design, Music and Photography. The latter was the only category in which “Bardo” by Alejandro G. Iñarritu was nominated.
“La Ballena” was another of the films that won two awards: Makeup and Hairstyle, and Leading Actor for Brendan Fraser, who returned to the film industry after a decade away due to depression, personal reasons and especially bad decisions by producers. who blocked whoever was a Hollywood gem when she denounced sexual harassment.
Guillermo del Toro’s “Pinocchio” got its nomination for Animated Film, a stop motion musical based on Gris Grimly’s illustrations of the Italian novel “The Adventures of Pinocchio”, original by Carlo Collodi, and which is actually the Del Toro’s animated feature debut.
Other winning films were Navalny in Documentary Feature Film; Black Panther: Wakanda Forever with Best Costumes; Avatar: The path of water in Visual Effects; Top Gun: Maverick for Best Sound;
They speak in Adapted Script, RRR in Original Song; An Irish Goodbye won Fiction Short; The Elephant Whisperers got Documentary Short; and The Boy, The Mole, and The Fox and the Horse fell Short for Animation.
Among the presenters of the 23 categories in total were Antonio Banderas, Andrew Garfield, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Emily Blunt, Hugh Grant, Halle Bailey, Jessica Chastain, Nicole Kidman, , Glenn Close, Jennifer Connelly, Salma Hayek, Samuel L Jackson and Sigourney Weaver.
And among the musical performances, Rihanna’s interpretation, Lenny Kravitz’s In Memoriam, and Lady Gaga’s last-minute performance, which was announced just this morning as a surprise in the programming, stood out.