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Blanchett and Yeo’s film has the most nominations at the Indie Spirit Awards

Michelle Yeoh’s “Everything Everywhere All At Once” and Cate Blanchett’s “Tar” led the nominations for Tuesday’s Spirit Awards, highlighting their status as indie films to watch this awards season. The Film Independent Spirit Awards are for low- and mid-budget films only, with eight of Yeo’s hit sci-fi about a surreal parallel universe and Blanchett’s drama set in the harsh world of classical music. 7 nods were given. Both were nominated for Best Feature Film, and Sarah Polley’s ‘Women Talking’ won the prestigious Robert Her Altman Award, which is given to the film’s director, casting her director, and the entire cast.

It’s widely known that all three films will be featured at next year’s Oscars in March, just one week after the Spirit Awards winners were announced at the annual Los Angeles beach ceremony. I’m here. ‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ grossed over $100 million worldwide and is the biggest hit for major indie distributor A24.

In this file photo, Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh attends the 13th Annual General Affairs Awards of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles.

This absurd film follows a Chinese-American immigrant family undergoing a tax audit. They are quickly drawn into an interdimensional battle to save the multiverse from powerful villains. ‘Tar’ follows the rise and fall of a world-famous fictional conductor who goes to great lengths to succeed in his flying career.

“Women Talking,” a drama about how women in ultra-conservative religious colonies deal with systematic sexual abuse, features an ensemble cast of Claire Foy, Rooney Mara, and Frances McDormand. increase. Rounding out the Best Feature category at the Spirit Awards were Timothée Chalamet’s Carnival Her Love Her story “Bones and All” and the African refugee drama “Our Father, the Devil.”

But Chalamet is one of the eligible A-listers to miss out on an acting nomination, along with Jennifer Lawrence (“Causeway”) and Brendan Fraser (“The Whale”). did. Her two-time Oscar winners Blanchett and Yeo were nominated for Best Actor, while Mark Rylance (“Bones and All”) and Jamie Lee Curtis (Everything Everywhere All at Once) won Best Supporting Actor.

Films with budgets greater than $30 million are not eligible for the Spirit Awards, which are intended to honor independent filmmaking. Film Independent president Josh Welsh said Tuesday that nominations seek “unique vision, original provocative subject matter, economy of means, and versatility on and off screen.” For the first time, the awards chose a gender-neutral acting award. The Spirit Awards will be held on March 4th in a giant tent by Santa Monica Beach. Oscar voting ends three days after him, and the season-closing 95th Academy Awards will be on his March 12th. – AFP

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