Actors of “CODA”, writer shortlisted for more awards | News



The family drama “CODA”, based and filmed in Gloucester, is awaiting further awards.

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced its nominees for the film and television awards on Monday. Among the nominees is “CODA,” a coming-of-age drama about a hearing girl from a deaf family who runs a fishing business in Gloucester.

“CODA” is in the running for Best Dramatic Film, featuring the gothic western “The Power of the Dog” by Jane Campion, the sci-fi epic “Dune” by Denis Villeneuve, the tennis biopic by Reinaldo Marcus Green ” King Richard “and Kenneth Branagh’s autobiographical” Belfast “.”

Troy Kotsur, the veteran deaf actor who plays the film’s Patriarch Fisherman, is nominated for best supporting actor in a movie, competing against Jamie Dornan and Ciarán Hinds, both in “Belfast”, Kodi Smit-McPhee in ” The Power of the Dog, ”and Ben Affleck in“ The Tender Bar, ”which was filmed in Beverly.

Nominations for the 27th Annual Critics Choice Awards were also announced on Monday.

“CODA” is in competition for the best picture against “Belfast”, “Don’t Look Up”, “Dune”, “King Richard”, “Licorice Pizza”, “Nightmare Alley”, “The Power of the Dog”, “tick, tick… Boom!” and “West Side Story”.

The film’s director and screenwriter, Gloucester resident Sian Heder, is nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay.

Kotsur was again nominated for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture and faces some of the same contestants, Jamie Dornan and Ciarán Hinds, both in “Belfast”, and Kodi Smit-McPhee in “The Power of the Dog”, as well as Jared Leto in “House of Gucci” and JK Simmons in “Being the Ricardos”.

Emilia Jones, who plays the girl in “CODA”, will face five other comedians for Best Young Actor / Actress.

In November, Kotsur won an Outstanding Supporting Performance, beating co-star Marlee Matlin, as the Gotham Awards were first presented without gender categories. And Jones was recognized as a revolutionary artist in the Gothams.

At the 2021 Sundance Film Festival, “CODA” won the US Dramatic Audience Award, a Directing Award for Heder, the US Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic, and the US Dramatic Special Jury Award: Best Ensemble.



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