Bafta Film Awards 2021: Nomadland and Promising Young Woman winner

Bafta Film Awards 2021: Nomadland and Promising Young Woman winner

He has won four awards, including Best Picture, Best Actress, Frances McDormand, and Best Director.

As a result, Chloe Zhao has become the second woman in this category to win the Best Director Award in 53 years of history.

Meanwhile, Sir Anthony Hopkins won his father’s Leading Actor Award 27 years after his last competitive victory at Baftas.

The 83-year-old, who played a man who lost control of reality and won the championship, is the oldest winner in history. But he said he hadn’t seen the ceremony on Sunday, and when he heard cheers from the next room, he later learned that he had won.

He sat here to paint and listened to this joy next door, he said after the ceremony. I wondered what had happened. I thought you were watching a soccer match. And they came in and said he had won.

Most of the winners watched the live show and gave an acceptance speech from a distance. There were no candidates for the Royal Albert Hall.

Born in China and living in the United States, Zhao mentioned education in the United Kingdom at the ceremony. I think he was very proud of his professor at Brighton University.

Her victory took place 11 years after Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman to win The Hurt Locker’s Best Director Award, and her Zhao victory was the first color she won this award. .. Nomadland will be available at Disney + in the UK on April 30th.

British star Daniel Kaluuya was named Judas and the Black Messiah’s Best Supporting Actor for his role as Black Panther frontman Fred Hampton.

The Best Supporting Actress Award was given to South Korean Youn Yuh Jung, who played her grandmother in the Korean-American drama “Minari.” A 73-year-old woman who gave a speech in broken English said the award was important because the British were wise people.

Each award is important, but it’s especially recognized by the Englishman, who is known as the very wise people, and I have the privilege because he recognized me as a good actor. Said.

Her UK Best Picture Award was given to Promising Young Woman, a thriller of revenge on women, starring Carey Mulligan, who pretends to be drunk when a man picks her up at a bar or club. .. ..

Writer and director Emerald Fennell also won the Best Screenplay Award. He joked that everyone involved in the film made a pack of french fries and said the experience was above all else.

Fennell is best known to viewers for playing Patzi in the BBC dramas Call The Midwife and Camilla Parker Bowles on Netflix’s The Crown.

Other Bafta winners included the Bukky Bakray. The 18-year-old was named her rising star after her first performance at Rocks, where she played a teenage schoolgirl abandoned by her mother.

The low-budget film set in East London was one of the best films nominated alongside Nomadland, with seven nominations each. Rocks also won the Casting Award for finding a group of his young stars, primarily newcomers.

Other award-winning films include soul and Disney / Pixar hits. Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, based on August Wilson’s work in the 1920s blues band Sound of Metal, starring Riz Ahmed as a rock drummer, lost his hearing.

Following last year’s nomination of voters for white actors only, this year’s candidate list had a diverse lineup of talents.

This time, 16 of the 24 candidates were ethnic minorities and 21 were nominated for the first time.

The Duke of Cambridge was supposed to appear in a pre-recorded segment, but was removed after the death of his grandfather.

This year’s Baftas was two months late due to a pandemic, two weeks before the Academy Awards culminated in the award season.

Unlike Bufftus, the Oscar organizers want the candidate to appear directly, making him the first British candidate to appear in London.

However, Sir Anthony said he stayed in Wales and had a quiet moment instead of traveling to meet Oscar.

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