In this handout photo courtesy of AMPAS (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences) Chloe Zhao accepts the Oscar for Directing "Nomadland" during the live ABC Telecast of The 93rd Oscars at Union Station in Los Angeles, on 25 April
In this handout photo courtesy of AMPAS (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences) Chloe Zhao accepts the Oscar for Directing "Nomadland" during the live ABC Telecast of The 93rd Oscars at Union Station in Los Angeles, on 25 April AFP

The critically acclaimed “Nomadland”—about a marginalized, older generation of Americans roaming the West in rundown vans—on Sunday won the coveted Oscar for best picture.

The much-celebrated film from Beijing-born director Chloe Zhao bested “The Father,” “Judas and the Black Messiah,” “Mank,” “Minari,” “Promising Young Woman,” “Sound of Metal” and “The Trial of the Chicago 7.”

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