Highlight of the Oscars 2017

All the buzz around the 89th Academy Awards

Oscars 2017

Best Film Award
A timeless story of human self-discovery and connection, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami.
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Best Actor Award
Caleb Casey McGuire Affleck-Boldt is an American actor and director. He won the Best Actor award for his role as a grief-stricken janitor in Manchester by the Sea.
Affleck’s performance in Manchester by the Sea, opposite Michelle Williams and directed by Kenneth Lonergan, has been widely acclaimed, and he has already won a string of major awards, including the Golden Globe for best actor (drama) and the Bafta for best actor.
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Best Actress Award
Emma Stone has won the best actress Oscar for her role as the struggling actress/playwright Mia Dolan in La La Land.
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Best Director Award
Damien Sayre Chazelle is an American director and screenwriter. Chazelle made his directorial debut with the musical Guy and Madeline on a Park Bench.
He won the Best Director award for the movie La La Land. The movie revolves around the lives of Mia, an aspiring actress, and Sebastian, a dedicated jazz musician, struggling to make ends meet while pursuing their dreams in a city known for destroying hopes and breaking hearts.
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Best Foreign Language Film Award
Forushande (The Salesman) is the story of a couple whose relationship begins to turn sour during their performance of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman. Their personal relationship suffers after they move into an apartment that was previously occupied by a prostitute who hosted clients there.
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Best Supporting Actress Award
Viola Davis has won the best-supporting-actress Oscar for her performance as Rose, the beleaguered wife of Denzel Washington’s former baseball pro, in Fences.
'Fences' is the story of Troy Maxson, a mid-century Pittsburgh sanitation worker who once dreamed of a baseball career, but was too old when the major leagues began admitting black players.
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Best Supporting Actor
Mahershala Ali has won the best-supporting-actor Oscar – a widely anticipated win – for his role in Moonlight, the acclaimed study of a black gay man’s coming of age.
Ali plays a drug dealer called Juan who acts as a father figure to the central character Chiron.
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Best Film Editing
Hacksaw Ridge is a 2016 biographical war drama film about the World War II experiences of Desmond Doss, an American pacificist combat medic who was a Seventh-day Adventist Christian, refusing to carry or use a firearm or weapons of any kind. Doss became the first conscientious objector to be awarded the Medal of Honor, for service above and beyond the call of duty during the Battle of Okinawa.
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Best Cinematography Award
La La Land is a 2016 American musical romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Damien Chazelle and starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone as a musician and an aspiring actress who meet and fall in love in Los Angeles.
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Best Animated Feature Film Award
In a world populated by anthropomorphic mammals where predators and prey species peacefully coexist, a rabbit from rural Bunnyburrow, Judy Hopps, fulfills her childhood dream of becoming a police officer in urban Zootopia.
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