Overview: Watch the Oscar nominated films here | NOW


Just a few more days of patience and then we will know where the most important film awards of the year go. Normally, a large audience has already been able to see the nominated films somewhere, but because of the corona crisis, this is different now. NU.nl lists where you can see which film.

Much depends on when the cinemas can reopen. This is not yet clear at the moment. The government recently announced a step-by-step plan in which step 3 – which may start in May – means that cultural institutions can reopen. Whether that actually happens, however, depends on the vaccination coverage and the number of infections at that time.

The films below have been nominated in the best film category. With ten nominations Limp this year’s biggest contender. The film biography about screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz – who is himself an Oscar for his masterpiece Citizen Kane won – has a chance to win the frames for the best film, best direction and best original film score. Lead actor Gary Oldman may win the Oscar for best actor and Amanda Seyfried wins an Oscar for her supporting role in Limp.

The Father
Drama movie The Father, about a father (Anthony Hopkins) and daughter (Olivia Colman) who see their relationship changed due to dementia, has no release date yet. The film is scheduled for a few weeks after Quo vadis, Aida? appears in the cinemas, but that depends on when they are open again. If the cinemas are not allowed to open again until late in the summer, then according to the distributor one of the two titles may shift to the autumn.

Atnhony Hopkins in The Father.


Atnhony Hopkins in The Father.

Atnhony Hopkins in The Father.

Photo: BrunoPress

Judas and the Black Messiah
This film about an FBI informant who infiltrates the Black Panther Party to keep an eye on its chairman (Daniel Kaluuya) is likely to have a cinema premiere. It is currently scheduled for May 6.

Limp
Big contender Limp has been in cinemas for a while and can currently be seen on Netflix.

Minari
The film Minari is about a Korean-American family who moves to Arkansas to pursue the American dream. It is intended that Minari still appears in cinemas, but it is unclear when that will happen.

The cast of Minari.


The cast of Minari.

The cast of Minari.

Photo: BrunoPress

Nomadland
Drama movie Nomadland can be seen on Disney + from April 30, when it is free to all subscribers. The film about a woman (Frances McDormand) who chooses a modern nomadic life will be shown in the cinemas as soon as the situation allows. For now, the release date is May 26.

Frances McDormand is a modern nomad in Nomadland.


Frances McDormand is a modern nomad in Nomadland.

Frances McDormand is a modern nomad in Nomadland.

Photo: BrunoPress

Promising Young Woman
The film about Cassie (Carey Mulligan) who will lead a double life after a mysterious event has briefly been screened in the cinema and will be available on Amazon Prime Video from Monday.

Sound of Metal
The story of Ruben (Riz Ahmed), a drummer in a metal band who is losing his hearing, is currently showing on Amazon Prime Video.

The Trial of the Chicago 7
This film about the anti-war efforts in Chicago in the late 1960s was briefly shown in theaters and on Netflix.

The Trial of the Chicago 7 with, among others, Eddie Redmayne.


The Trial of the Chicago 7 with Eddie Redmayne, among others.

The Trial of the Chicago 7 with Eddie Redmayne, among others.

Photo: BrunoPress

Films with a Dutch touch

This year’s award ceremony has a Dutch touch. The Bosnian Movie Quo vadis, Aida? about the fall of Srebrenica has been nominated for an Oscar in the category best international film.

The film features Dutch actors Raymond Thiry, Reinout Bussemaker and Juda Goslinga. The film is also co-produced by the Dutch company N279 Entertainment.

Next Quo vadis, Aida? there is also a chance of Dutch success with the short film The Letter Room. The film starring Oscar Isaac was produced by the Dutch Sonia Sondervan, who moved to New York after high school.

Furthermore Sound of Metal shot by the Dutch cameraman Daniël Bouquet.

Quo vadis, Aida?
Quo vadis, Aida?
doesn’t have a release date yet, but the film will hit theaters within weeks of reopening. The distributor assumes that this will be in June at the earliest.

Still from Quo vadis, Aida ?.


Still from Quo vadis, Aida ?.

Still from Quo vadis, Aida ?.

Photo: Cinéart

The Letter Room
It is not yet known where and when this film will be shown. For the time being, it can only be seen via the American streaming service Topic.

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