The Asian-led multiverse adventure “Everything Everywhere All at Once” dominated the 38th annual Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday by taking home a record-breaking seven trophies.
The awards, honoring the finest achievements of American independent filmmakers, were held in the U.S. coastal city of Santa Monica in Los Angeles County.
“Everything Everywhere All at Once,” a hilarious sci-fi action adventure, not only won the big prize of the night, the Best Feature award, but also swept other major film categories.
The film’s Chinese-Malaysian actress Michelle Yeoh won the Best Lead Performance award, while her co-star Ke Huy Quan walked away with the Best Supporting Performance award. The film also grabbed both Best Director and Best Screenplay for Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, Best Breakthrough Performance for Stephanie Hsu, and Best Editing for Paul Rogers.
In addition, the Pakistani drama film “Joyland” nabbed Best International Film, while the Best Documentary award went to “All the Beauty and the Bloodshed.”