On the night of this Sunday, March 27, the 94 delivery of the Oscar awards where will they appear great personalities of the film industry on the red carpet of the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, California. However, despite having an undoubted talent, not everyone will be able to go home with a statuette in hand.
Throughout its history, actors, actresses, screenwriters, make-up artists, designers, producers and directors have managed to appear on the list of nominees, but Not everyone has had the fortune to be awarded by Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
As on this occasion, in years ago, among the nominees they have highlighted the names of some Mexicans who have failed in the quest to take home a statuette. However, some have established themselves as the winners some time later.
The native of Mexico City has been nominated on several occasions, but not all of them have won. Such was the case in 2001, where he contended for Best Foreign Film with his first film sweethearts Dogsa film starring the actor Gael Garcia Bernal. Later, in 2006, he was placed among the candidates for Best Film and Best Director with Babel. Four years later, in 2010, she appeared among the possible winners in the same category as his first work, but this time with beautiful.
2015 was the year that was crowned with three statuettes for Best Film, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay with Birdman (or the unexpected virtue of ignorance). In 2016, he was also awarded Best Director, however, the Revenantstarring Leonardo Dicapriocould not be positioned as Best Picture.
Despite the long history and undoubted talent, Salma Hayek has not been awarded by the Academy.
Under the direction of Julie Taylor and accompanied by the actor alfred molina, Veracruz was nominated for Best Actress for his performance in Frida (2002), a film in which she gave life to the iconic Mexican painter Frida Kahlo.
Despite not having had acting training, the director Alfonso Cuarón opted to give him the leading role in what is considered, according to his statements, his most intimate film. Before Rome, Yalitza was a preschool teacherHowever, her performance placed her among the nominees for Best Actress at the 2019 awards.
That same year, for that same tape, Marina of Tavira contended for the statuette in the category a Best Supporting Actress for his role as Sofiabut, like Aparicio, he returned to Mexico without her.
Under the category for Best Photography, The goatas he is known to his friends and in the film industryfirst appeared among the possible laureates in 1996 for The little Princess, directed by Alfonso Cuaron. Later, in 2000 by Sleepy Hollowunder the command of Tim Burton. In 2006 by The new World by Terrence Malick. A year later, he was nominated for kids of Menu. It was in 2012 the last award ceremony in which Lubezky contended for the statuette and did not take itwith the movie the tree of Life.
His following nominations for his work in Gravity, Birdman and the Revenant They made him crowned at the Oscars.
Despite his undeniable success, Alfonso Cuarón was not always positioned among the winners. in 2003 contended for the award for Best Original Screenplay with And Your Mother Too, but his tape did not convince the members of the Academy. With Children of Menin 2007, was positioned as one of the possible winners under the categories for Best Editing and Best Adapted Screenplay.
2014 was the year in which Cuarón’s career took a different path, as he won the statuettes for Best Director and Best Editing for GravityHowever, did not win the award for Best Picture.
On the other hand, Rome It has been his most awarded film. Cuarón was awarded Best Director, Best Foreign Film and Best Cinematography, but failed to win nominations for Best Original Screenplay and Best Picture.
During the 79th awards ceremony, Guillermo del Toro was nominated for Best Original Screenplay and Best Foreign Film with The Pan’s Labyrinthbut the monsters of Jalisco did not convince to the jury.
It was until 2018 when the name of the Mexican director reappeared among the possible winners; The Shape of Water It was the film with which Del Toro won his first statuettes for Best Director and Best Film.. However, one of the three nominations he did not win. The hands of the man from Jalisco were waiting for the award for Best Original Screenplay.
This 2022 will contain to win the award for Best Film for his most recent work The Alley of Lost Souls.