‘1917’ boosts Oscar prospects with Producers Guild of America triumph

Screen | 1/19/2020 | Jeremy Kay
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1917 boosted its best picture Oscar prospects on Saturday (January 18) after it won the Producers Guild of America’s (PGA) top film award at the 31st annual PGA Awards at Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles.

By claiming the Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures, the First World War thriller capped a fine two weeks that has brought 10 Oscar nominations, two Golden Globes, and a DGA nod for Globe winner Sam Mendes, who was knighted in the 2020 New Year Honours list.

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The PGA awards are regarded as a strong indicator of best picture Oscar success. In 30 years, the producers’ body has crowned the eventual Oscar winner 21 times,...
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