7 Oscar Wins For Everything Everywhere All At Once
Highlights from the 2023 Oscar winner speeches.
Everything Everywhere All At Once has won 7 Oscars collectively:
1. Best Picture - Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert, 2. Best Actress - Michelle Yeoh 3. Best Supporting Actor - Ke Huy Quan 4. Best Supporting Actress - Jamie Lee Curtis 5. Best Director - Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert 6. Best Original Screenplay - Daniel Kwan, Daniel Scheinert 7. Best Film Editing - Paul Rogers
Here are some of the best parts from the winning speeches and backstage interviews:
Daniel Scheinert on drag:
“My mom and dad, Ken and Becky, thank you for not squashing my creativity when I was making really disturbing horror films or really perverted comedy films or dressing in drag as a kid which is a threat to nobody."
Daniel Kwan on parents’ expectations:
"To my incredible son... if you ever watch this, I hope you know that you should never have to live up to the standard--[An Oscar win] is not normal. This is kind of crazy. I will love you no matter what."
Michelle Yeoh on sexism:
"Ladies, don't let anybody tell you you are ever past your prime."
Ke Huy Quan on dreams:
"My journey started on a boat. I spent a year in a refugee camp and somehow, I ended up here on Hollywood's biggest stage. Thank you to my mom for the sacrifices she made to get me here. To my little brother David who calls me every day just to remind me to take good care of myself. I love you brother. I owe everything to the love of my life, my wife Echo, who month after month, year after year, for 20 years told me that one day, my time will come. Dreams are something you have to believe in. I almost gave up on mine. To all of you out there, please keep your dreams alive."
Jamie Lee Curtis on gender parity:
"Inclusivity--that involves the bigger question which is... how do you include everyone when there are binary choices? And as the mother of a trans daughter, I completely understand that. And yet, to de-gender the category also, I'm concerned, will diminish the opportunities for more women which is something I also have been working hard to try to promote. So it's a complicated question, but I think the most important thing is inclusivity and more women. I mean basically just more women anywhere anytime all at once."
Paul Rogers on a toxic workplace:
"There's a problem in our industry that the more you kill yourself for a movie, the braver you are and that's bullshit. We can do our jobs and we can live our lives. And the more fully we are able to live our lives and the more humanely we treat ourselves and the people around us, the better we can do our jobs. And that starts at the top with [filmmakers]. So yeah, I really value that in [The Daniels]."
Also read: Michelle Yeoh: An Example of How Brilliant Women are Overlooked