Courtesy of the Best Picture award, the category that rewards best director has become the most interesting at the Oscars because it Begins to systematically learn about the work of female filmmakers. In the 2021 edition, for the first time, two directors, Chloe Chow, were nominated for Bedouinwho finally won the bust, and Emerald Vinyl for promising young woman.
As hard as it may seem, for nearly a century Only five women were nominated In this category: Leading candidate was Lina Wertmüller Pasqualino, seven beauties in 1977, which was followed by Jane Campion (the piano1994), Sofia Coppola (lost in translation2003), Kathryn Bigelow (Pain locker2010) and Greta Gerwig (Ladybug2018), Bigelow was the only winner of Pain locker Until that moment.
But Chloe Chow He broke the door and behind him, Jane CampionThis time, yes, he made all expectations well and won the Academy Award for Best Director thanks to his work on dog powerWhich led the nominations with 12 candidates. Nearly 30 years after brushing glory the pianoThe New Zealand filmmaker made history by being the first woman to be nominated twice in the Best Director category.
dog powerbased on a homonymous novel by Thomas Savage, It tells the adventures of two brothers who own a farm With different, antagonistic personalities, her life is changed when Jesse Plemons marries a widow (Kristen Dunst) more sympathetic than them, and she and her son move to the farm, something another brother (Benedict Cumberbatch) doesn’t fit well. A Western with dramatic undertones that explore family relationships and push their characters to the limits.
Original title: The Power of a Dog
Duration: 128 minutes
Director: Jane Campion
Screenplay: Jane Campion. Novel: Thomas Savage
Music: Johnny Greenwood
Cinematography: Ari Wegner
Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Jesse Plemons, Kirsten Dunst, Cody Smit McPhee
Production company: Co-production Australia-UK-New Zealand-Canada; See-Saw Films, Cross City Films, Max Films Productions, BBC Films, Brightstar Films, New Zealand Film Commission
Type: Western. Psychological drama. 20 seconds
|Chloe Chow||dog power||2022|
|Bong Joon Ho||Parasites||2020|
|William the Bull||water shape||2018|
|Damien Chazelle||no no land||2017|
|Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu||Rebirth||2016|
|Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu||birdman||2015|
|Ang Lee||Hayat Bay||2013|
|Michael Hazanavicius||the artist||2012|
|Tom Hooper||King’s speech||2011|
|Kathryn Bigelow||Pain locker||2010|
|Danny Boyle||the homeless milionaire||2009|
|Ethan Coen and Joel Coen||There is no country for old men||2008|
|Ang Lee||Brokeback Mountain||2006|
|Clint Eastwood||Million Dollar Baby||2005|
|Peter Jackson||The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King||2004|
|Ron Howard||great mind||2002|
|Steven Soderbergh||traffic movement||2001|
|Sam Mendes||American beauty||2000|
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