The movie Coda won the 2022 Best Picture Oscar. This is a new version of a masterpiece of French cinema. Here are some interesting facts about the movie revealing a deaf family in America directed by British director Sian Heder.
Coda is a remake of the 2014 French movie La Famille Bélier, about Ruby Rossi (Emilia Jones), a CODA (daughter of deaf adults or a non-disabled family member in a deaf family. Ruby is the only member of the family who has a good sense of hearing compared to the rest of his family)
The supporting role in this movie, namely Troy Kotsur as Ruby’s father, made history by becoming the first deaf male actor to win an Oscar.
Before Kotsur, there was actress Marlee Matlin, who became the first deaf person to win an Oscar in 1988. Marlee also starred in the movie Coda as Ruby mother.
USA Today reports that the movie received a positive response from the deaf community due to its positive portrayal of you, a disabled person, as independent, as opposed to the stereotypical portrayal in other films, who are usually shown as weak and always in need of help. of “normal” people. “other”.
Coda win became one of the surprises at the 2022 Oscars because movies like Drive My Car, Licorice Pizza, The Power of the Dog and Dune were previously predicted to take home the main trophy.
However, the choice of the Oscar – which has recently been used as part of the political statements of the global film industry – could be seen as part of supporting the disabled community that is still the victim of discrimination in various fields.
As the only member of the family who can hear, Rosy has to balance her life between taking care of her family’s fishing business and struggling to find her own path in life. This movie falls under the category of coming of age or a teenager’s life journey to maturity.
Ruby role, Emilia, has won the trophy for best actress at the BAFTA awards for her role in this movie. Previously, she was famous as Kinsey Locke in the Netflix series Locke & Key (2020),
He also starred in the series Doctor Who (2013), Utopia (2013-2014), Brimstone (2016), Ghostland (2018), and Horrible Histories (2019).