No man’s land: in crowning Chloé Zhao and Emerald Fennell, Bafta has triumphed

No man’s land: in crowning Chloé Zhao and Emerald Fennell, Bafta has triumphed

The Guardian

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An immaculate set of choices this year were capped by best film for Nomadland and best British film for Promising Young Woman – with Anthony Hopkins’ honour the cherry on top

This year’s Bafta list has confirmed the amazingly meteoric career ascendancy of Chloé Zhao, the Chinese-born film-maker whose debut movie was just six years ago and who was unknown outside arthouse-connoisseur circles until relatively recently; she now is set to rule awards season with a remarkable film displaying her now fully developed authorial signature.

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