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'Pride of Chinese': Beijing residents congratulate Chloe Zhao on historic Oscar win

AFP, 26 Apr 2021
Beijing residents congratulate Beijing-born director Chloe Zhao on her history-making win at the Oscars. Zhao's "Nomadland" about marginalised Americans roaming the West in vans was honoured for best picture, director and actress for Frances McDormand, who now is in elite company with her third Academy Award. Zhao has drawn controversy in China after years-old interviews resurfaced in which she appeared to criticise her country of birth.

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