‘Nomadland’ wins best picture at a social distanced Oscars

(AP)- Chloé Zhao’s “Nomadland,” won best picture Sunday at the 93rd Academy Awards, where the China-born Zhao also became just the second woman — and the first woman of color — to win best director.

“Nomadland” also earned Frances McDormand an Oscar for her lead performance in the wistful portrait of itinerant lives on open roads across the American West.

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Anthony Hopkins took the best actor award for the dementia drama, “The Father.”

Daniel Kaluuya won best supporting actor for “Judas and the Black Messiah, while best-supporting actress went to Youn Yuh-jung, who played the matriarch of Lee Isaac Chung’s tender Korean-American family drama, “Minari.”

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