Tuesday 20 August 2019

Green Book takes Oscar for best film

HOLLYWOOD, February 25, 2019

"Green Book", directed by director Peter Farrelly, took home the Oscar for best picture, overcoming a strong competition from "Roma," "A Star is Born" and "Bohemian Rhapsody" at the 91st annual Academy Awards last night.
The best director award went to Alfonso Cuaron for "Roma". The film also won the best foreign film award, marking the first time a Mexican film has ever won in the category.
Olivia Colman in “The Favourite” won the Oscar for performance by an actress in a leading role, while Rami Malek in “Bohemian Rhapsody” was the best actor in a leading role.
The surprise Oscar winner "Green Book” is a film about a black jazz pianist who travels with a white driver through the Jim Crow South. 
Performance by an actress in a supporting role was Regina King in "If Beale Street Could Talk" 
The best documentary feature award went to "Free Solo"; the award for production design went to "Black Panther" production design: Hannah Beachler; set decoration: Jay Hart
The best award for cinematography was won by "Roma" Alfonso Cuaron, while the best performance by an actor in a supporting role was Mahershala Ali in "Green Book"
The best animated feature film of the year was "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse", while the best documentary short subject award went to "Period. End of Sentence": Rayka Zehtabchi and Melissa Berton 
Best Original screenplay we to "Green Book" written by Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly and the best achievement in music written for motion pictures (Original song) was "Shallow" from "A Star Is Born" music and lyrics by Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt 


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