Jane Campion (THE POWER OF THE DOG) Wins 2022 Oscar for Directing
Jane Campion is the Oscars 2022 Directing Oscar winner for THE POWER OF THE DOG! Get complete coverage of all the Oscars 2022 winners on the Oscars Winners page and the full list of 94th Academy Awards winners here on Oscar.com. Five films competed to take home the most prestigious award in film, the Oscar. The nominees for Directing were: BELFAST, DRIVE MY CAR, LICORICE PIZZA, THE POWER OF THE DOG and WEST SIDE STORY. This is Ryusuke Hamaguchi's first nomination for DRIVE MY CAR and Stephen Spielberg's eighth nomination in this category for WEST SIDE STORY. Jane Campion becomes the first woman to have more than one nomination in the Directing category. She is the fourth woman to be nominated for Directing, Writing and Best Picture for the same film. For all the details, you can read more about the Oscars 2022 Directing nominees below. You can also explore other Oscars 2022 nominees and see the complete Oscars 2022 nominations list right here on Oscar.com.
OSCAR NOMINATIONS 2022 - DIRECTING
Nine-year-old Buddy's life in Belfast in 1969 is filled with his close-knit family, music, the magic of movies and a crush on a classmate, but as the Troubles encroach on his neighborhood, his parents must decide whether to remain in their home or move abroad.
DRIVE MY CAR
Yusuke Kafuku, a stage actor and director, is happily married to Oto, a screenwriter. Oto suddenly dies, leaving behind a secret. Two years later, Kafuku, still unable to fully cope with the loss of his wife, receives an offer to direct a play at a theater festival and drives to Hiroshima.
Paul Thomas Anderson
Fifteen-year-old Gary Valentine, at the tail end of his career as a child actor, instantly falls in love with twenty-something photographer's assistant Alana Kane. Despite their age difference, Alana is attracted to the sincere Gary, and the couple's friendship deepens during their adventures in the San Fernando Valley in the early 1970s.
THE POWER OF THE DOG
In 1920s Montana, charismatic but caustic rancher Phil Burbank inspires fear and awe when his kindly brother brings home a new wife and her teenage son, who is taunted mercilessly by Phil because of his gentleness and intellect. Phil continues to torment them both until he finds himself exposed to the possibility of love.
WEST SIDE STORY
In 1957, the Puerto Rican gang the Sharks clashes with the Jets, a gang of white youths, over control of San Juan Hill on Manhattan's West Side, even though the neighborhood will soon be demolished. As the violence escalates, Maria and Tony find love despite their differing backgrounds and strive to realize their dream of a peaceful future together.