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Yes we Cannes: Apple TV+ makes history with Oscar win for ‘CODA’

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Yes we Cannes: Apple TV+ makes history with Oscar win for ‘CODA’

The service, which bought the film for a record R364m after its 2021 debut, is the first streamer to win best picture

Dawn Chmielewski

Apple TV+ made history on Sunday as the first streaming service to win a best picture Oscar.

It took the award for CODA, a heartwarming drama about the daughter of deaf parents who pursues her passion for music.

The streaming service purchased the film for a record $25m (about R364m) after its debut in 2021 at the Sundance Film Festival and it has gathered momentum throughout the awards season, winning top honours from the Producers Guild, Screen Actors Guild and Writers Guild...

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