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Nomadland leads winners at 2021 Movie Unbiased Spirit Awards | Leisure

‘Nomadland’ was the big winner of the Film Independent Spirit Awards 2021 and won four awards on Thursday (22.40.21).

The drama beat competition from “First Cow”, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”, “Minari” and “Never Seldom Sometimes Always” to win the prestigious “Best Feature Film” award, while filmmaker Chloe Zhao was best Director was honored, which further strengthened her predictions. I’ll get the same award at the Oscars this weekend.

The film was also awarded Best Editing and Best Cinematography.

Riz Ahmed triumphed in a strong category and took on the best male lead role for “Sound of Metal” ahead of Steven Yeun (“Minari”), Adarsh ​​Gourav (“The White Tiger”), Rob Morgan (“Bull”) and the late Chadwick Boseman (‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’) and in his acceptance speech he encouraged those whose lives were turned upside down due to the coronavirus pandemic.

He said, “The Sound of Metal is about how a health crisis can throw your life off course, and on the other hand there can be a lot of discomfort but also clarity. And for anyone who has gone through some upheaval this year, me.” wish you peace on the other side. “

Carey Mulligan, the star of the promising young woman, dedicated her victory to Helen McCrory as best female lead after her death on April 16 after a secret battle with cancer.

She said, “I just want to dedicate this award to a true independent spirit – an actress that I looked up to and will continue to look up to for the rest of my career, Helen McCrory. Thanks to her for all she has given us.”

The 35-year-old actress was shortlisted for the award alongside Nicole Beharie (‘Miss Juneteenth’), Viola Davis (‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’).

Sidney Flanigan (“Never Seldom, Sometimes Always”), Julia Garner (“The Assistant”) and Frances McDormand (“Nomadland”).

For the first time in history, the event also recognized television and history performance, with “I May Destroy You” winning both Best New Scripted Series and Best Ensemble Cast In A New Scripted Series.

The “unorthodox” stars Amit Rahav and Shira Haas each won best male and best female performance in a new script series.

“Never seldom, sometimes always” had given the nominations with seven nods, but could not win in any category.

2021 Film Independent Spirit Awards selected list of winners:

Best feature:

“Nomadland”

Best first feature:

“Sound Of Metal”

Best Director:

Chloé Zhao, “Nomadland”

Best script:

“Promising young woman”

Best first script:

Andy Siara, “Palm Springs”

John Cassavetes Award:

‘Residue’

Best male lead:

Riz Ahmed, “Sound of Metal”

Best female lead:

Carey Mulligan, “Promising Young Woman”

Best Supporting Man:

Paul Raci, “Sound of Metal”

Best supportive woman:

Yuh-Jung Youn, ‘Minari’

Best camera:

Joshua James Richards, “Nomad Land”

Best processing:

Chloé Zhao, “Nomadland”

Robert Altman Award:

“One night in Miami”

Producer price:

Gerry Kim

Someone to see award:

Ekwa Msangi, “Farewell Cupid”

Best New Script Series:

“I can destroy you”

Best Female Performance in a New Screenplay Series:

Shira Haas, “unorthodox”

Best Male Performance in a New Screenplay Series:

Amit Rahav, “unorthodox”

Best Ensemble in a New Screenplay Series:

“I can destroy you”