DUNE Wins 2022 Oscar for Cinematography
DUNE is the Oscars 2022 Cinematography 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 Cinematography were: DUNE, NIGHTMARE ALLEY, THE POWER OF THE DOG, THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH and WEST SIDE STORY. Ari Wegner (THE POWER OF THE DOG) is the second woman nominated for Cinematography. The first was Rachel Morrison, who was nominated for MUDBOUND in 2017. For all the details, you can read more about the Oscars 2022 Cinematography 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 - CINEMATOGRAPHY
DUNE - WINNER!
Paul Atreides, a young man haunted by prophetic dreams and fated for greatness, is the son of a brave ruler and a warrior priestess. When his family is placed in charge of the desert planet Arrakis, Paul must defend his family's stewardship of the world's most valued resource.
Stan Carlisle escapes his troubled past by joining a traveling carnival and ingratiating himself with its denizens, including a mind-reading duo and a winsome performer. Stan then reinvents himself again as a high-society psychic, and plots to con a tycoon with a mysterious psychiatrist, who proves to be his most formidable opponent yet.
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.
THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH
Following a bloody battle in defense of King Duncan, seasoned warrior Macbeth is approached by three witches who foretell his own ascension to the throne. Spurred on by his cunning wife, Macbeth murders Duncan but soon both Macbeth and his lady descend into paranoia and madness as their murderous reign and efforts to maintain power spiral out of control.
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.