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'CODA', directed by Sian Heder, wins best picture trophy at 2022 Oscars

"CODA", an intimate and heartwarming story about a family, scripted history by becoming the first film with a cast of predominantly deaf actors to win the top Oscar prize

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Team CODA after winning the best picture awards at the Oscars. (Photo: Twitter/@TimCook)

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"CODA", an intimate and heartwarming story about a family, scripted history by becoming the first film with a cast of predominantly deaf actors to win the top Oscar prize -- the best picture at the 94th Academy awards here.

Directed by Sian Heder, "CODA", which stands for “Child of Deaf Adults", edged past tentpoles "The Power of the Dog", "Belfast", "Dune", "King Richard" and "West Side Story", among others, to take home the final and most coveted award of Academy Awards ceremony.

Jane Campion's "The Power of the Dog", a study of toxic masculinity, seemed the initial front-runner in the

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First Published: Mar 28 2022 | 10:43 AM IST

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