Ok Oscar Awards, The carpet is decorated with Dior and Chanel and celebrates between musical numbers and political correctness. There is no doubt that the movie date not to be missed is one of those nights highlighted by many people in their calendars. Often blinded by their charm and celebrity guests, We like it, ignoring that gender parity has not yet reached its main category.
If several years ago, the black community condemned the lack of racial representation among nominees The lack of women in positions like best director (we don’t even talk about winning anymore) is another evil mania that recurs year after year In the Hollywood Academy Awards.
In 2020, after the acclaimed film directed by a female was screened in 2019, Martin Scorsese (Irishman), Todd Phillips (clown), Sam Mendes (1917), Quentin Tarantino (Once in Hollywood) ÿ Bong Joon Ho (Parasites) Those who are weighed by precious statuettes.Neither Olivia Wilde And their Super nerd you Greta Gerwig And their Little lady, you Lorraine Sc And their Wall Street liar. Then we want to know What a woman must do to be nominated in this category. Now, fortunately, we want to know whether 2021 will be the year when the Academy will award the second Oscars to female directors.
In 2021, Oscar voters made history by nominating two women for the first time in the best director category: Chloe Zhao (Nomadic Land) ÿ Emerald Fennell (A promising young woman). In addition, he was the first to win the Golden Globe and BAFTA, and many votes appeared beside him. Kathryn Bigelow In history books like this “The second female director in history to win an Oscar.”
Nomadic land With light Frances McDormand Like an unemployed widow decides to go on the road When his small town in Nebraska disappeared, the van became a favorite of the 2021 Oscar’s most outstanding film. Has the best movie and best actress. It is worth noting that Ms. Zhao is also the first Asian woman nominated in this category.
As for Promising young woman Actress and screenwriter Emerald Fennell’s debut in a feature film did not leave anyone indifferent Carey Mulligan is a magnetic weapon that revenges and enhances power in soft colors. In the best direction category, Fennell seems to be farther than Zhao Xiaojin, but this may be surprising. The British are also the first woman to be nominated for this award.
It has been 11 years since Kathryn Bigelow became the first woman in Oscar history to receive the award The injured locker, Most importantly, he took it from his predecessor James Cameron competing with Avatar. Until then, in the 81 years since the first award ceremony, no female director has accomplished this feat.
Let’s remember that there are only five women nominated for best director in total: the first is Lina Wertmüller In 1977 Pasqualino: Seven beauties, followed by Jane Campion (piano, 1994), Sofia Coppola (Lost translation, 2003), Bigelow (“Hostile Land”, 2010) and Greta Gerwig (Mrs. Bird, 2018).
Curiously, the directors managed to raise more Oscars for the best international film, which rewarded the outstanding performance of several women in the film made on the other side of the pond. The year to remember is 1985, in which there are several nominations for best international film.
We clarified that the date we are going to use is the date of the movie’s premiere, so the Oscars we quoted separately are delivered one year later.Therefore, the Germans Agnieszka Netherlands (Painful harvest) And the French Coline Serreau (3 singles and a bottle) They chose the 1986 award, although Argentina eventually cancelled the award. Luis Puenzo in order to The official story.
But we are surpassing ourselves.Looking back, the first woman to be nominated for a film was a Danish Astrid Henning-Jensen (paw, 1959) but we have to wait Lina Wertmüller 1976 (The film was also nominated as “Best Director” Pasqualino: Seven Beauties) The next nomination. In 1983, the French Diane Kurys I will choose again Between us, A year later, Argentina Maria Luisa Bemberg in order to Camilla But no one can take it away.
After 1985, there were two nominations and it was the turn Mira Nair (Salam Mumbai!, 1988), and Pedro Almodovar (Women on the verge of a nerve attack), Although he took Bill August (Pell the Conqueror). It was not until 1995, actually 1996, that a woman finally won the best international film award: Dutch. Marleen Gorris in order to Antonia
In the second year, Georgians Nana (Nana Dzhordzhadze) (Chef in love) Noriega Berit Nesheim (The other side of sunday) Will be one of the nominees for the award. In 1997, the Germans Caroline Link Will dive into this category Beyond silence. In 2000, the FrenchTo Agnès Jaoui Nominated Every taste And in 2002 Caroline Link has won the following awards: Somewhere in Africa Women in this category have the second highest history. Competing with the Netherlands Paula Van der Oest (So & so).
Italian Cristina Comencini I also selected the 2005 awards, The beast in the heart, A year later, the Danes Susan Beer (After the wedding) And Canada Deepa Mehta (water) They participated in the competition, but did not receive the prize money. in 2009, The secret in their eyes From Juan Jose Campanella He snatched the statuette from the Peruvian. Claudia llosa And his Scared tit.
In the past ten years, we have allowed Susanne Bier to win the first award in this category, and the third is a women’s award. In a better world (2010).He took it from Agnieszka Holland, which was the first woman nominated in the category, this time she chose in the darkness. In 2015, Deniz Gamze Ergüven Be nominated Mustang 2016 Germany Maren Ade in order to Toni Erdmann In 2017, Hungarians Ildico Enyedi in order to On the body and soul. In 2018, the Lebanese Nadine Labaki Also selected the following awards Capernaum A year later, the Macedonian Tamara Kotevska (With his partner Ljubomir Stefanov) through Honeyland.