The film “Everything Everywhere All at Once”, by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, received the best film award this Saturday at the 34th edition of the Producers Guild Awards (PGA, in English).
The film by the directors known colloquially as “The Daniels” beat strong opponents such as “The Fabelmans” by Steven Spielberg, «Tár»by Todd Field, and “The Banshees of Inisherin”, by Martin McDonagh, in these awards that usually work as a thermometer for the Oscars.
A year ago the film “CODA” once again demonstrated the power of the PGA as indicators of the productions that can win the golden statuette for Best Film.
And in the last 14 years only three films (“The Big Short”, “La La Land” and “1917”) have altered the correlation between PGA winners and Hollywood Academy Award winners.
The recognition for “Everything Everywhere All at Once”, from the production house A24, adds to its recent triumph at awards such as the Golden Globes and the Critics Choice Awards.
The story of “Everything Everywhere All at Once” follows the challenge faced by a middle-aged woman who is forced to fight across confusing multiverses to save her world, while chaotically experiencing all the directions her life could have taken. .
According to FilmAffinity, it all starts with an interdimensional rupture. Evelyn (Michelle Yeoh), a Chinese immigrant to the United States, is thrown into a wild adventure and to achieve the goal she must channel her new powers.
In the midst of his journey, he must also battle the strange and bewildering dangers of the multiverse while the fate of the world hangs in the balance.
In addition to Michelle Yeoh, the cast includes Ke Huy Quan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Stephanie Hsu, James Hong, Tallie Medel, Harry Shum Jr., Jenny Slate, Anthony Molinari, and Audrey Wasilewski.
Netflix’s award-winning film “Pinocchio” from director Guillermo del Toro won Best Animated Feature against A24’s “Marcel the Shell with Shoes On,” DreamWorks Animation’s “Puss in Boots: The Last Wish,” Minions: The Rise of Gru” by Illumination, and “Turning Red” by Pixar.
The “stop-motion” of the Mexican was also crowned tonight as the favorite of the Annie Awards, the awards of the animated industry where it received five recognitions.
In the film category for best documentary, “Navalny” won, by Daniel Roher under the CNN and Warner Bros. label, which portrays the attempted assassination of the Russian opposition leader and former presidential candidate Alexei Navalni.
On television, HBO’s “The White Lotus” won best drama series, FX’s “The Bear” was crowned best comedy, and “The Dropout” was named best limited series.
While the award for Best Nonfiction Production for the Small Screen went to CNN’s “Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy” and Amazon Prime Video’s “Lizzo’s Watch Out for the Big Grrrls,” it took the award to best competitive show on television.
The award for best television movie went to The Roku Channel’s “Weird: The Al Yankovic Story,” and the award for best live television program or “talk show” went to “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.” HBO.
The 2023 awards season will continue with the Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony, which will take place this Sunday, and the highly anticipated Academy Awards gala in Hollywood on March 12 from the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles (California, USA.)