5 outstanding female talents of the 2018 Oscars
The prestigious 2018 Oscars is held in the context of the ongoing gender equality movement and the fight against sexual assault in Hollywood. Moreover, Oscar 2018 has made a record with the highest number of female nominations in history (40 nominations). At this year's award, there are many prominent female faces who deserve to be honored.
Greta Gerwig - Director, playwriter of “Lady Bird”
34-year-old Greta Gerwig, the owner of “Lady Bird” movie, became the fifth woman in Oscar history to be nominated for Best Director. She is one of the great representatives of the new generation. Remarkably, despite having been in acting for a long time, Greta Gerwig first tried her hand at acting as a director with “Lady Bird”. And for the first time, she made an impressive film, appreciated by the audiences and the academy. Born and raised in Sacramento, California, Greta Gerwig soon became involved in the arts and completed her acting career in New York. “Lady Bird” was inspired by many details of Greta's life.
Saoirse Ronan - Actress of “Lady Bird”
Only 23 years old, Saoirse Ronan has shown the 'mature' in her career. Oscar nomination for Best Actress is the most eloquent demonstration. Acting like 'real life' by Saoirse Ronan in “Lady Bird” with a playful teenage girl having many dreams has won the hearts of audiences. Since her rise to acting with “Atonement” (2007), Saoirse Ronan has made frequent appearances in high-profile cinematic films such as “The Grand Budapest Hotel” (2014) and “Brooklyn” (2015).
Frances McDormand – Actress of “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
Frances McDormand brought an impressive performance in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”. Playing a mother who claimed justice for her murdered daughter at all costs, Frances McDormand successfully built model for mothers doing all for the children. The 60-year-old actress is the strongest candidate for the Golden Oscars. In her long career she has won an Oscar, a Tony Award and two Emmys.
Sally Hawkins - Actress of “The Shape of Water”
If you have ever seen The Shape of Water, you will not forget the innocent but powerful laborer. This outstanding performance was shown by Sally Hawkins. The British-born actress was nominated for an Academy Award and appeared in several highly acclaimed films. She had graduated from the Royal Academy of Theater in 1998. In her lifetime, Sally Hawkins suffered from dyslexia but her humility and gentleness made many viewers admire and love her.
Rachel Morison - Cinematographer of “Mudbound”
The cinematographer of “Mudbound”- Rachel Morison made history as the first woman to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Cinematography. In real life, she publicly announces she is a lesbian. Rachel Morison got married and has a son. Rachel Morison is also the cinematographer of the blockbuster storming at the cinema: “Black Panther”. She graduated from the prestigious New York University and completed her master's degree at the AFI Conservatory.
By: Oralie Smith