Winners of the Oscar 2022: films based on books

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The 94th American Film Academy Awards took place at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. How can the results of her book lovers please her? Of course, the list of nominees and winners who were removed from the books. IN this time there were a lot of screenplays for the Oscars.

Last season, the film industry was still feeling the effects of pandemic restrictions. Therefore, there were fewer high-profile prime ministers than we would have liked. And yet the list of Oscar nominees turned out to be decent. IN a remake of the French film “The Lingerie Family” won the hard fight – “CODA: The Child of Deaf Parents” directed by Shan Heider.

Among the contenders for victory in various nominations were films based on books. As practice has shown, filming – a proven way not only to raise the box office, but also to win over critics of the main award in the field of film business. The main film record this time was the film adaptation of “Dune” by Denis Villeneuve, which received 6 figurines.

So, we present the films based on the books that won the Oscar in 2022 year:

  • “Dune” – Best Cinematography (Greg Fraser), Best Visual Effects, Best Sound, Best Original Soundtrack (Hans Zimmer), Best Editing (Joe Walker), Best Production Designer
  • “The power of the dog” – Best Director (Jane Campion)
  • West Side Story – Best Supporting Actress (Ariana DeBoss)
  • “It’s not time to die” – best song (No Time To Die Billy Isle)
  • Cruella – The best costumes
  • “Get behind the wheel of my car” – best film in a foreign language (Japan)

In the gallery you can read more about these film adaptations.

Now let’s talk about a kind of outsiders of the “Oscar 2022” among the film adaptations. IN Guillermo del Toro was among those deprived of the ceremony. His adaptation of the noir “Alley of Nightmares” received 4 nominations, but did not take a single statuette. As many as 3 The awards could be given for the film adaptation of Elena Ferrante’s novel The Stranger’s Daughter. The same failure in three categories awaited the film “Macbeth” by Joel Cohen, based on the play of the same name by Shakespeare.

In the nomination “Best Costume Design” “Cruelle” competed the picture “Cyrano” – Adaptation of the play “Cyrano de Bergerac” by Edmond Rostan. Missed the statuette for makeup and hairstyles fashion drama “Gucci House”, based on the novel by Sarah Gay Forden “Gucci House”. A sensational story of murder, madness, glamor and greed. ”

The best visual effects, according to critics, were in the “Dune”. She lost to the masters in this regard, the Marvel studio. Their comics “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” and “Spider-Man: No Way Home” were left without awards.

We will also add one near-literature bonus related to this year’s award. Will Smith, named the best actor for his role in “King Richard” by film academics, released in 2021 year its first bestseller. “Will. What can a simple guy who has become the highest paid actor in Hollywood teach us? Is an autobiographical story written by him together with the author of the book “The Fine Art of Pofigism” Mark Manson.

In a year the Film Academy will again distribute cherished statuettes. Stay tuned for updates “Movies based on books 2022 year » in the section “Screenings”to know in advance about potential Oscar winners.

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