The German literary adaptation “Nothing New in the West” by director Edward Berger has won four Oscars so far. The production was honored as best international film in Los Angeles on Monday night, and British cameraman James Friend also won an Oscar. Director Berger thanked his team and family. “Oh god, this means so much to us,” he said on stage.
In addition to the success as the best international film, the production was also awarded for the best camera work. Cameraman James Friend was honored in Los Angeles on Monday night. “Thank you so much,” said the Brit on stage. In addition, there were Oscar trophies in the categories “Best Production Design” and “Best Film Music”.
His film is based on the novel of the same name by Erich Maria Remarque and tells of the horrors of the First World War. The film is only the fourth work from Germany to win this prize – after “The Lives of Others” (2007), “Nowhere in Africa” (2003) and “The Tin Drum” (1980). The film was nominated a total of nine times and was the first German work to be nominated in the “Best Film” category.
In the categories “Best Makeup” and “Best Visual Effects” the film went empty – in the categories the teams of “The Whale” and “Avatar: The Way of Water” were awarded. Likewise in the categories “Best Adapted Screenplay” and “Best Sound”, in which “The Pronunciation” and “Top Gun: Maverick” won.
“Everything Everywhere All at Once” wins the most awards – also as “Best Film”
Seven prizes went to the evening’s winner: “Everything Everywhere All at Once”. The play by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert won the Oscar as “Best movie”. Actor Ke Huy Quan was awarded Best Supporting Actor. actress Jamie Lee Curtis was honored as best supporting actress, she was tearfully happy: “I just won an Oscar!”. The directors for “Best Original Screenplay” and “Best Director” were also on stage. There was also an award for “Best Cut” and for Michelle Yeoh as “Best Lead Actress”. The science fiction action film entered the race as a favorite with a total of eleven nominations.
“Navalny” won the award for best documentary. The 95th Academy Awards ceremony was hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, who also alluded to last year’s scandal during the evening. “Well we have strict guidelines,” Kimmel announced at the beginning of the evening. If someone gets violent this time – they’ll get the Oscar for best actor.