Moonlight gets the Oscar for ‘Best Film’ after blunder, La La Land scores with music

La La Land was not the best film on the Oscaruitreiking, already came the second film from the envelope.

Producers Jeremy Kleiner and Adele Romanski and director Barry Jenkins with their Oscar for Best Film. © REUTERS

The Oscarceremonie of Sunday ended with a lot of commotion. Top favourite La La Land is going to end up with six Oscars to go home, but not the best movie. The musical with Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone could be a total of fourteen Oscars win, and the record of “Titanic” (1997), “Ben-Hur” (1959) and “The Lord of The Rings: The Return of The King” (2003) break. Eventually, the current winner of six awards, including two for the music: that of best director (Damien Chazelle), best actress (Emma Stone), best original score, best original song (both for “City of Stars”), production design, and cinematography. The 32-year-old Chazelle was the youngest director in the history of the Oscars to award the prize of best director win.

Almost had La La Land, a seventh Oscar to take home, since the last award, that of best film, first time erroneously was awarded to the musical, but that turned out to be a (painful) mistake. According to the media, was that also for a jamais vu: never in the past 88 years was an Oscar improperly awarded, which in turn recalls the fiasco of Miss Universe 2015, when Steve Harvey the wrong winner announced.

Actor Warren Beatty, who along with Faye Dunaway the winner announced, showed to the camera that in the envelope with the winner, a duplicate of the map which was that Emma Stone the Oscar for best actress won. “I opened the envelope and there was Emma Stone, ‘La La Land’, I wanted to no joke”, says the did confound actor, in which presenter Jimmy Kimmel put the blame on himself.

Eventually went to Moonlight with the award for best movie. The drama of Barry Jenkins, that eight times was nominated, won the Sunday three Oscars. Mahersala Ali received for his role in the statue for the best male supporting role.

Manchester By The Sea, won two statuettes in the waiting: one for Casey Affleck (Best Actor) and one for best adapted screenplay.

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All winners at a glance

Best film – Moonlight

Best director – Damien Chazelle (La La Land)

Best male leading role – Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea)

Best female lead – Emma Stone (La La Land)

Best male supporting actor – Mahershala Ali (Moonlight)

Best female supporting role – Viola Davis (Fences)

Best foreign film – The Salesman (Iran)

Best animation – Zootopia

Best short animated film – Piper

Best live action short film – Sing

Best documentary, O. J.: Made in America

Best short documentary – The White Helmets

Best original screenplay – Manchester by the Sea

Best adapted screenplay – Moonlight

Best cinematography – Linus Sandgren (La La Land)

Best film editing – John Gilbert (Hacksaw Ridge)

Best costume design – Colleen Atwood (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them)

Best makeup and hairstyling – Alessandro Bertolazzi, Giorgio Gregorini and Christopher Nelson (Suicide Squad)

Best sound-mix – Sylvain Bellemare (Arrival)

Best sound mixer – Andy Nelson, Ai-Ling Lee and Steve A. Morrow (La La Land)

Best original score – Justin Hurwitz (La La Land)

Best original song – City of Stars (La La Land)

Best productiedesign – David Wasco, Sandy Reynolds-Wasco (La La Land)

Best visual effects – Robert Legato, Adam Valdez, Andrew R. Jones, and Dan Lemmon (The Jungle Book)

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