Yorgos Lanthimos’ ‘Poor Things’ Receives 11 Oscar Nominations


Greek film-maker, Yorgos Lanthimos’ film, Poor Things, is set to contend with Oppenheimer, Barbie, and other notable films for the coveted title of Best Picture at the upcoming 96th Academy Awards [Oscars].

The list of Best Picture nominees for the Oscars also includes Killers of the Flower Moon, The Holdovers, Maestro, and American Fiction.

Lanthimos’ internationally-produced film, featuring Emma Stone as a woman brought back to life, has garnered an impressive 11 nominations, just two behind the leading film, Oppenheimer, which leads the pack with 13 nominations, including recognition for the performances of Cillian Murphy, Emily Blunt, and Robert Downey Jr.

Poor Things director Yorgos Lanthimos joined by his star, Emma Stone, on set. Photo Vanity Fair Atsushi Nishijima.
‘Poor Things’ director Yorgos Lanthimos joined by his star, Emma Stone, on set. Photo: Vanity Fair / Atsushi Nishijima.

Poor Things has secured nominations for Best Picture, with Lanthimos receiving a nod for Best Director.

According to Ekathimerini, in addition to these nominations, Emma Stone is recognised in the Best Actress category, and Mark Ruffalo is nominated for Best Supporting Actor.

The film is also in contention for Best Cinematography (Robbie Ryan), Best Production Design (James Price, Heath, Zsuzsa Mikalek), Best Film Editing (Yorgos Mavropsaridis), Best Costume Design (Holly Waddington), Best Makeup and Hair (Nadia Stacey, Mark Coulier, Josh Weston), and Best Original Score (Jerskin Fendrix).

The much-anticipated award ceremony is scheduled for March 10 in Hollywood, with talk show host Jimmy Kimmel returning as the host for the evening.

Source: Ekathimerini




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