Pitt was readily available to current the award for one of the best supporting actress class. Yuh-jung ended up successful the award and making historical past as the primary Korean actress to win an Oscar in that class for her position within the movie “Minari.” The film sees her play powerful and decided matriarch of an Asian household who leaves California to pursue their dream of proudly owning a farm in Arkansas.
After asserting her because the winner, Pitt stood off to the aspect whereas Yuh-jung gave her heartfelt and acceptance speech. Nonetheless, at one level the digicam briefly lower to Pitt who seemed to be combating again tears as he listened to her phrases.
The 2 had a candy second collectively on stage previous to that as Yuh-jung opened her speech by briefly acknowledging she was slightly star struck by the “Advert Astra” star’s presence.
“Mr. Brad Pitt, good to fulfill you lastly,” she stated whereas guffawing. “The place had been you after we had been filming?”
Pitt wasn’t the one star she name-dropped in her speech.
“How can I win over Glenn Shut? I have been watching her so many performances,” she stated of her fellow supporting actress nominee. “So that is simply, all of the nominees, 5 nominees, we’re the winners for the completely different motion pictures. We play the completely different roles, so we can not compete one another.”
“I believe I’ve just a bit little bit of luck, I believe. Possibly I am luckier than you, and in addition possibly it is American hospitality for the Korean actor? I am unsure,” she added.
Pitt himself is not any stranger to the Oscars stage. Throughout final yr’s present, he took dwelling one of the best supporting actor award for his critically acclaimed efficiency within the Quentin Tarantino-directed movie “As soon as Upon a Time… In Hollywood.”
The event marked the actor’s first ever solo Oscar win regardless of beforehand being nominated for his performing work within the movies “Twelve Monkeys,” “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” and “Moneyball.” He had beforehand received an Oscar for producing the 2014 greatest image hit “12 Years a Slave.”