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Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer wins seven awards at the 2024 Oscar

Utkarsh Classes 11-03-2024
Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer wins seven awards at the 2024 Oscar Award and Honour 5 min read

Christoper Nolan directed film Oppenheimer won seven awards at the 96th Oscar awards ceremony held at the Dolby Theatre at Ovation Hollywood , California, the United States of America on 10 March 2024. The film won in the major category of Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor in a Leading Role and Best Actor in a Supporting Role category.

Considered to be one of the most prestigious awards in the field of cinema, the film Oppenheimer led the nomination category with 13 nominations followed by Poor Things with 11, Killers of the Flower Moon with 10 and Barbie with eight at the  the 96th Academy Awards,also known as Oscar awards.

Oppenheimer Film 

The Oppenheimer film is an American-British biographical film based on the American Physicist J.Robert Oppenheimer. The film Oppenheimer was based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of  Robert Oppenheimer “American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer (2005).” The biography was written by Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin.

Robert Oppenheimer played a crucial role in the  American government’s Project Manhattan to develop a nuclear bomb in 1940’s. Manhattan is an area in New York City where the majority of the research was being undertaken in the United States regarding the nuclear bomb. Hence the Project was code named Project Manhattan.

Winner of the 96th Academy Awards 2024

Here is a complete list of the winners of the 96th Oscar Award 2024.

Category 

Winner 

Film 

Best Feature Film 

Oppenheimer 

Oppenheimer 

Best Male Actor 

Cilian Murphy 

Oppenheimer 

Best Male Actor in Supporting role 

Robert Downey Junior 

Oppenheimer

Best Actress  

Emma Stone 

Poor Things 

Best Actress in supporting role 

Da’Vine Joy Randolph

The Holdovers 

Best Director 

Christopher Nolan 

Oppenheimer

Best Animated Feature film 

 

The Boy and the Heron

Best Screenplay 

 

American Fiction 

Best Original Screenplay 

 

Anatomy of a Fall

Best Cinematography 

 

Oppenheimer 

Best Costume 

 

Poor Things

Best Documentary 

 

20 days in Mariupol

Best Documentary Short film 

 

The Last Repair Shop

Best film editing 

 

Oppenheimer 

Best International feature film 

 

The Zone of Interest (British Movie )

Best Makeup and Hairstyling 

 

Poor Things

Best Original Score 

What was I made for 

Barbie 

Best Production Design 

 

Oppenheimer 

Best animated Short Film 

 

War is Over 

Best Sound 

 

The Zone of Interest 

Best Visual Effects 

 

Godzilla Minus One

Academy Award or Oscar Award 

  • Academy Awards, which are popularly called Oscars, are considered to be the most prestigious film awards in the world. 
  • The award is given every year by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences based in California, United States of America.
  • The winners are given a copy of a golden statue as a trophy. The trophy is  officially called the "Academy Award of Merit". It is popularly known as the "Oscar".
  • George Stanley sculpted the award based on a sketch by Cedric Gibbons.
  • The first award was presented in 1929.

FAQ

Answer: Oppenheimer

Answer: Christopher Nolan for his film Oppenheimer

Answer: Cillian Murphy for his role in the film Oppenheimer.

Answer: Emma Stone for the film Poor Things .

Answer: Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin.

Answer: It was a secret American government project to develop a nuclear bomb in the 1940's.
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