La La Land the big winner Oscars 2017 at awards ceremony that saw Moonlight take best picture. Casey Affleck won the best actor Oscar for his role as a grief-stricken father in, “Manchester by the Sea.” It was the first Oscar for Affleck, 41, the younger brother of “Argo” director and actor Ben Affleck. Video: CLIP COURTESY A.M.P.A.S. 2017
Casey Affleck brought home the Academy Award for Best Actor for his execution in Manchester by the Sea at the yearly elegant occasion on Sunday night. Watch Live Oscars 2017 Online.
Oscars 2017 Winners
“I believe we’re the main two siblings to win Academy Awards,” said Affleck backstage, of his acclaimed sibling Ben. “I’ve taken in a considerable measure from him; he’s been through a great deal around here.”
The Kenneth Lonergan-coordinated weeper earned Affleck shining audits and denoted his industry leap forward; the film netted $61.5 million worldwide on an expected $8.5 million spending plan.
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Maker Amanda White and cinematographer Magdalena Gorka sued Affleck for what they affirmed was verbal and physical provocation. Affleck denied constantly and has kept on doing as such; the gatherings settled out of court for undisclosed sums. It is Affleck’s second Oscar designation and first honor.
Oscars 2017: Full list of winners from 89th Academy Awards
Best picture: Moonlight
Actor in a leading role: Casey Affleck — Manchester By The Sea
Actress in a leading role: Emma Stone — La La Land
Actor in a supporting role: Mahershala Ali — Moonlight
Actress in a supporting role: Viola Davis — Fences
Directing: Damien Chazelle — La La Land
Adapted screenplay: Moonlight — Barry Jenkins
Writing (Original screenplay): Manchester By The Sea — Kenneth Lonergan
Animated feature film: Zootopia