Disney’s Searchlight Pictures “Nomadland” has received three Academy Awards, including Best Motion Picture, Actress in a Leading Role, and Directing. With “Nomadland,” Searchlight Pictures now has 43 Academy Awards including five Best Motion Picture winners since 2009: “Slumdog Millionaire,” “12 Years a Slave,” “Birdman,” “The Shape of Water,” and “Nomadland.”
“Nomadland” director Chloé Zhao is now the first Chinese woman and second woman ever to win Best Director. This is the third Oscar for lead actress Frances McDormand.
The film won the following awards:
Best Motion Picture – Frances McDormand, Peter Spears, Dan Janvey, Mollye Asher, Chloé Zhao
Best Actress in a Leading Role – Frances McDormand
Best Achievement in Directing – Chloé Zhao
The film is available to watch on Hulu in the United States and on Disney+ in Canada. “Nomadland” will be released on Disney+ in the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand on Friday 30th April.
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