Filmmaker Chloe Zhao has created history by winning the Best Director award for his film ‘Nomadland’ at the 93rd Academy Awards. She is the second woman to win the Best Director award at the Oscars. Catherine Bigelow was the first woman to win an Oscar in 2009 for her film The Hurt Locker. Chloe Zhao is the first black and Asian woman to win the award. In his address on Sunday night, Zhao said that my entire team of the film ‘Nomadland’, we have set a very special journey together. Thank you very much to all of you. I am thankful to all of you. Zhao, 39, came to America when she was a teenager. He said that later he started thinking how to face difficult situations. ‘Nomadland’ is Zhao’s third film.
In the Best Director category, Emerald Fennell (for ‘Promising Young Woman’), Lee Isaac Chung (for ‘Minari’), Thomas Winterberg (for ‘Another Round’) and David Fincher (for ‘Mank’) awards. Were in the race. In the film based on Jessica Burder’s book of the same name, Frances McDormand plays the fern, a woman who picks up her car in rural Nevada after her company’s economic condition worsens and is a modern nomad outside of traditional society Seeks life. The filmmaker made his directorial debut in 2015 with the song ‘Songs My Brothers Taught Me’. His second film ‘Rider’ earned him global recognition. David Strathearn and Linda May have also worked in ‘Nomadland’. The film has won many awards like Golden Globes, Critics’ Choice Awards, BAFTA Awards, Independent Spirit Awards. The film has been produced by Zhao, MacDormand, Peter Spears, Molly Asher and Dan Janhvi. Zhao had said that he was deeply influenced by such personalities as Wang Kar-wai and Terence Malik.