Special Report

All the Oscar Best Picture Nominees Directed by Women

Source: Courtesy of Focus Features

Promising Young Woman (2020)
> Director: Emerald Fennell
> Nominated for Best Director: Yes
> Cast: Carey Mulligan, Bo Burnham, Alison Brie
> Genre: Thriller, drama

“Promising Young Woman,” which is about a traumatized young woman who is on a mission of revenge, is the first and so far only feature film directed by Emerald Fennell (who plays Camilla Parker-Bowls in “The Crown”). In addition to Best Picture and Best Director, “Promising Young Woman” has been nominated for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Carey Mulligan) as well as for Best Original Screenplay and film editing.

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