Director Sian Heder’s film CODA has won the Oscar for Best Picture at the 94th American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Awards held at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.
Also nominated for the top prize were Belfast, Don’t Look Up, Dune, King Richard, Licorice, Pizza, Nightmare Alley, The Power of the Dog , West Side Story and Drive My Car, which won an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film,
The winning film, whose title CODA stands for ‘Child Of Deaf Adults’, is about a girl Ruby, the daughter of deaf-mute parents, who is trying to help the family with business and music.
The Oscar for best director went to Jane Campion for The Power of the Dog, best actress was Jessica Chastain in her role in The Eyes of Tammy Faye, and the award for best actor went to Will Smith for his performance in King Richard.
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