coda won the Oscar for Best Picture in Hollywood on Sunday night. This American version of The Aries family, a film directed by France Bleu and released in 2017, tells the story of a Massachusetts teenager, Ruby Rossi, the only member of her family who is not deaf and who is passionate about singing. The title is an acronym for “Child of Deaf Adult,” which literally means “hearing child of deaf parents.” “Thank you to the academy for allowing us to bring her coda in the story,” said French producer Philippe Rousselet upon receiving the statuette.
Winning this film allows Apple TV+ to become the first streaming platform to win the Oscars in the flagship Best Feature Film category. Director Sian Heder won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay. Troy Kotsur, the deaf actor who plays his father, is the first deaf male actor to win an Oscar thanks supporting role.
The Oscar for best director went to the New Zealander Jane Campionto the The power of the dog. The filmmaker is only the third woman to receive this prestigious award.
Jessica Chastain is crowned Best Actress for her role in the film In the eyes of Tammy Faye and his role as a televangelist with a big heart and outrageous makeup. The very popular Will Smith won the statuette for best actor the williams method, where he plays the coaching father of tennis champions Serena and Venus Williams.
Will Smith punches one of the presenters on stage
The most striking scene of this Hollywood evening will undoubtedly remain the altercation between actors Will Smith and Chris Rock, one of the evening’s presenters. Chris Rock had just made a joke about Will Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett-Smith. He compared her cropped hair to Demi Moore’s shaved head in Ridley Scott’s On Equal Arms. However, Jada Pinkett-Smith has previously stated publicly that she has alopecia, a condition that causes hair loss. Hilarious at first, Will Smith then took the stage and slapped Chris Rock in the face, the sound of the slap echoing through the microphones in front of the stunned audience. “Wow. Wow. Will Smith just cut my head off,” said Chris Rock. “It was a joke on ‘On Equal Arms,'” he defended himself to the actor. ‘Keep my wife’s name out of your damn mouth,’ yelled Will Smith, who had returned to his side.
The actor won the Oscar for Best Actor The Williams method. “I would like to apologize to the Academy” of the Oscars, he started tearfully on stage. “Love makes you do crazy things,” he added.