Guillermo del Toro's Shape of Water conquers the Oscars
Mar 06, 2018, 01:44
The Cold War fantasy film "The Shape of Water" is the victor of the best picture Academy Award.
The fantasy romance - which stars Sally Hawkins as a mute cleaner who falls in love with a mysterious sea creature - was nominated in 13 categories and scooped the coveted Best Picture accolade, as well as Best Director for Guillermo del Toro, Best Original Music Score and Best Production Design.
"I am an immigrant", an emotional Del Toro said in collecting his first prize of the night, praising the power of filmmaking to "erase the line in the sand" between people of different countries and cultures. I have lived in America for the longest time and I am deeply grateful to her. He noted that if push came to shove, you could maybe say 2011's The Artist had a female lead, but "the Academy didn't", which is an important distinction.
McDormand gave an energetic speech as she collected her prize, in which she encouraged all the female nominees from the night to stand up with her. "Invite us into your offices and we'll tell you all about them", she said.
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The Shape of Water has won the Oscar for best picture at the 90th Academy Awards, defeating strong competition from Get Out, Lady Bird and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri in what had been considered the closest Oscar race in many years.
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