A big mistake happened at the 89th Academy Awards – La La Land was declared the best winner in the picture, after which the organizers revealed this Moonlight won the prize.
Warren Beatty appears to have been handed the envelope of the previous winner, containing a card with the words “Emma Stone, La La Land”, which led to the mistake.
The La La Land the team was in the middle of their acceptance speeches when the mistake was discovered.
Emma Stone then said behind the scenes: “Is this the craziest Oscar moment of all time?” Cool! This will be a story. “
The musical won six Oscars, including Best Director and Best Actress. Moonlight also won an adapted screenplay and best actor in a supporting role.
La La Land director Damien Chassell became the youngest director to win an Oscar for Best Director at the age of 32.
Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway announced La La Land he had won the Best Picture award, but then the producer of the musical, Jordan Horowitz, announced that there had been a mistake.
Jordan Horowitz said: “This is not a joke. Moonlight is the best picture, “ and showed the camera the map that revealed the winner.
Two La La Land manufacturers have already delivered their acceptance speeches before the error is discovered.
Jimmy Kimmel, host of this year’s Oscars, joked that he knew he would confuse the ceremony and added: “Personally, I blame Steve Harvey for this,” referring to Harvey’s mistake in announcing the 2015 Miss Universe winner.
Warren Beatty had opened the envelope, but hesitated to read what was written on the side, leaving it to Faye Dunaway to announce La La Land.
He went back to the microphone to say: “I want to tell you what happened. I opened the envelope and it said< Ема Стоун, Ла Ла Ланд >> and that’s why I took such a long look at Faye and you.
“I was not trying to be funny. This is the moonlight for the best picture. “
Moonlight director Barry Jenkins said: “Clearly, even in my dreams, this cannot be true. But hell, because that’s true. True, it is not fake. “
Paying tribute to the team from behind La La Land about the way they handled the mistake, he said: “We were on our way with these boys and he was so kind and generous to them.”
Emma Stone, who won the coveted Best Actress award, said behind the scenes.
“I am just so excited about Moonlight. Of course, it was amazing to hear La La Land and I would like to win the best picture. But we are so excited about Moonlight. I think this is one of the best movies of all time.
“Is this the craziest Oscar moment of all time?” Cool! This will be a story. “
She also said that she still has the envelope for best actress in her hand, although there are always two envelopes (one for backup), which may explain the reason for the mistake.
La La Land also took the best opera, the best score and the best original song for City of the Stars.
The film also won the best production design.
Casey Affleck won Best Actor for Manchester by the seawhile the drama won the best original screenplay.
Mahershala Ali won Best Supporting Actor for Moonlight.
He thanked his wife in his acceptance speech, telling the audience that she had given birth to their daughter four days ago. He also took the best original script.
Best Supporting Actress went to Viola Davis for Fences, directed by and starring Denzel Washington.
The film is an adaptation of the play of the same name by August Wilson.
Jimmy Kimmel presented a strong spectacle, and much of his image is not surprisingly related to the current political climate.
Citing President Donald Trump’s attack on Meryl Streep after her criticism of him on the Golden Globe, Jimmy Kimmel joked that the actress was “uninspiring … mediocre … casual and weak.”
Jimmy Kimmel asked the audience to applaud “the highly overrated Meryl Streep. Great dress, is this Ivanka? ”
He also joked that Hollywood does not discriminate – except “by age and weight.”
The first political speech of the night came from Alessandro Bertolazzi, one of the winners in makeup and hairstyles for Suicide squad, who said: “I’m an immigrant, I’m from Italy, it’s for all immigrants.”
Colleen Atwood won an impressive fourth Oscar for costume design for Fantastic animals and where to find them, having previously won in 2011 for Alice in Wonderland, in 2006 for Memories of a geisha and in 2003 for Chicago.
Kevin O’Connell finally won an Oscar after 21 nominations for Hacksaw shirt. He was first nominated in 1984 for Terms of courtesy.
The film also took the best editing.
Iranian film director Asgar Farhadi The seller was named best foreign film.
Asgar Farhadi chose to stay out of the ceremony after President Trump tried to ban travel from Iran and six other predominantly Muslim countries.
Zootopia win the best animation by beating movies like Kubo both strings and Moana.
Other winners are included White helmetswho took the best short documentary.
The United States has denied entry to 21-year-old Syrian Khaled Hatib behind the film due to problems with his documents.
The 40-minute Netflix documentary follows volunteers who risk their lives to save civilians in Syria.