On Sunday, March 27, the global superhit Apple Original Film “CODA” drama series was awarded the Best Picture at Oscars 2022, 94th Academy Awards.
Apple TV+ becomes the first video streaming platform whose one of the most popular films ever win the Oscar award for Best Picture. Additionally, the “CODA” cast and crew also have won multiple Academy Awards.
Troy Kotsur is the first deaf male actor to win an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor and the movie’s writer and director Siân Heder won the Best Adapted Screenplay Award. The Best Picture-winner film is produced by Philippe Rousselet, Fabrice Gianfermi, Patrick Wachsberger, and Jérôme Seydoux.
The drama stories 17-year-old Ruby is the sole hearing member of a deaf family – a CODA, child of deaf adults. Her life revolves around acting as an interpreter for her parents and working on the family's struggling fishing boat every day before school with her father and older brother. But when Ruby joins her high school’s choir club, she discovers a gift for singing and soon finds herself drawn to her duet partner Miles.
Apple acquired the exclusive rights of the Oscar-winner “CODA” for (reportedly) $25 million and worldwide premiered at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. This month, the film has also won BAFTA Film Awards and four Hollywood Critics Association Film Awards.