It beat a strong field. The five nominees for the coveted statuette included:
ARRIVAL Dan Levine, Shawn Levy, David Linde, Aaron Ryder
I, DANIEL BLAKE Rebecca O’Brien
LA LA LAND Fred Berger, Jordan Horowitz, Marc Platt
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA Lauren Beck, Matt Damon, Chris Moore, Kimberly Steward, Kevin J. Walsh
MOONLIGHT Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Adele Romanski
‘La La Land’ had been the most highly nominated film going into this year’s Awards, with 11 nods, including Best Director, Best Leading Actor and Best Leading Actress. But it didn’t see everything go their way on the night, with Ryan Gosling losing out to actor Casey Affleck for ‘Manchester by the Sea’, and Kenneth Lonergan winning Best Original Screenplay for the same film.
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