BELFAST Wins 2022 Oscar for Original Screenplay
BELFAST is the Oscars 2022 Original Screenplay Oscar winner! 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 Original Screenplay were: BELFAST, DON'T LOOK UP, KING RICHARD, LICORICE PIZZA and THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD. LICORICE PIZZA is Paul Thomas Anderson's 11th nomination, and fifth in a writing category. THE WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD is the first nomination for both Eskil Vogt and Joachim Trier. For all the details, you can read more about the Oscars 2022 Writing (Original Screenplay) 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 - ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
BELFAST - WINNER!
Written by Kenneth Branagh
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.
DON'T LOOK UP
Screenplay by Adam McKay
Story by Adam McKay & David Sirota
Two astronomers scramble to warn mankind of an approaching comet that will destroy planet Earth but instead find themselves battling the apathy and self-interest of everyone they approach.
Written by Zach Baylin
Armed with a brazen plan, Richard Williams is determined to write his daughters into history. Along with his wife Oracene, Richard guides their young daughters, Venus and Serena, on their path to changing the sport of tennis and the world forever.
Written by 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 WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD
Written by Eskil Vogt, Joachim Trier
A twenty-something woman battles indecisiveness as she traverses the troubled waters of her love life and struggles to find her career path.