SPEECH BY: Nicolas Becker, Jaime Baksht, Michellee Couttolenc, Carlos Cortés and Phillip Bladh
FILM: "SOUND OF METAL"
So thank you so much for the Academy for recognizing this wonderful film. I'm sorry, my English is not very good so that I'm going to read a bit because I don't want to make problems. So thank you, Darius and Abe, for recognizing this wonderful film -- no thank you, Darius and Abe, the true master behind “Sound of Metal.” Thank you Sacha and Bert for your great support. Thank you Riz and Olivia for your amazing performances, to Mikkel for his collaboration, to Phillip and Jeremy for their commitments, to Heikki, Kari, Pietu for their creativity, to Carolina, for her bright brilliance, to Jaime, Michellee and Carlos, top of the notch. On behalf of Phillip. Michellee, Carlos and I, I thank you Eric, Michel, Roseanne, Rosalinda, Sabina, David, Pablo, Victoria, Cesar, Chris, Orlando, Bruno, [inaudible] Carlo, Constance and Ian. We are five in the team, that's why it's a bit long. So now I would like to say something more personal. Fellini once said, in the history of cinema, beyond the evolution of styles and techniques, what stays embodied in films is their human vitality. And whoever enjoys it receives a charge of energy, something pulsing, mysterious and vibrant. From “Sound of Metal” I received from its team so much care, love and attention. So much energy that we believe it's one of the reasons why the film has been received by the [inaudible] so beautifully. So thank you for that. Thank you very much.
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