Nominated again after 18 years! The nomination list of the 93rd Oscar Film Awards was announced on the 15th. Among them, “You are young”, which represented Hong Kong, China, was shortlisted for the “Best International Film Award” (formerly the Best Foreign Language Film Award), which is after the 2003 “Hero” , After 18 years, another Chinese film won the nomination.
The director of “Young You”, Zeng Guoxiang, is the son of Hong Kong’s famous filmmaker Zeng Zhiwei. He was nominated for the first time representing the “Chong Ao” in Hong Kong. A total of 366 films have been registered for this year’s Oscars, including a number of Chinese films and Chinese-themed works. In addition to “You Are Young” representing Hong Kong, China, “Winning the Championship” representing Mainland China and “Sunshine” in Taiwan, in addition The main dialogue in “Tropical Rain” representing Singapore’s “Chong Ao” is also in Mandarin.
In the history of Oscars, there have been 7 Chinese-language films shortlisted for “Best Foreign Language Films”, namely “Ju Dou” in 1991, “Raise the Red Lantern” in 1992, “Farewell My Concubine” and “Farewell My Concubine” in 1994. Wedding Banquet, 1995’s “Diet and Men”, 2001’s “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” and 2003’s “Hero”. Among them, Ang Lee’s “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” won 4 of the best foreign language films. An Oscar award.
In this year’s Oscar shortlist, popular films of the award season such as “A Place to Nowhere”, “Mank”, and “The Trial of the Seven Gentlemen in Chicago” were shortlisted, reflecting the “diversity” trend advocated by the organizer. In addition to “Young You”, Disney’s Chinese-themed film “Mulan” also received two nominations for best costume design and best special effects. The Sino-US co-production film “Flying to the Moon” based on ancient Chinese myths and legends was nominated for the best Animated feature film.
Among the Asian themes, “Minari”, which focuses on the descendants of Korean immigrants, won 6 nominations including Best Picture and Best Director. Among them, Yoon Yoo Jung became the first Korean to be nominated for an Oscar performance award, and Steven Won is history. The second Korean to be nominated for an Oscar performance award, and the first Asian to nominate an Oscar actor. The 93rd Oscar Awards Ceremony will be held offline on April 25th.