Consecrated as one of the best artists of today, Viola Davis is the black actress who has received the most Oscar nominations. Watch 5 movies with the actress
Viola Davis is one of today’s leading actresses and the black artist who has received the most Oscar nominations from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. She took home the statuette in 2016, in the Best Supporting Actress category for the film. A border between usor fences what is it called in english.
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With a distinguished career in film, TV and theater, the actress amasses leading roles as attorney Annalize Keating How to get away with murder, Eva May enters come back to life and more recently General Nanisca in The woman king.
Thinking about the importance of the actress for the audiovisual, the Canaltech separate the 5 best movies with Viola Davis you need to watch.
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5. Cross Stories
One of the most famous films starring Viola Davis is Cross Stories. Based on the book of the same name by Kathryn Stockett, it is set in the United States of the 1960s and shows Skeeter (Emma Stone), a young woman who wants to become a writer and for this decides to interview black women around her.
The goal is to understand how these women think who have left their children to take care of the children of the white elite, of which she too is a part. The first woman interviewed is Aibileen Clark (Viola Davis), her best friend’s maid, who makes a statement that she’s sorry for society as a whole. However, despite the criticism, the two form a bond and gradually gain more subscriptions to Skeeter’s interview project.
Released in 2011, the film received an 8.0 out of 10 on IMDb. Viola was also nominated for an Oscar in the Best Actress category.
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Directed by John Patrick Shanley, Doubt brings a strong cast. In addition to Viola Davis, Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Amy Adams complete the team.
The plot is set in 1964 and shows Father Flynn trying to end the rigid principles of St. Nicholas, Bronx. To the chagrin of Sister Aloysius, the two wage a cold war, until a black student enters the institute. It is the first time that the school has accepted an Afro-descendant student.
Everything was going well, but things change when a nun tells Sister Aloysius that the priest is paying too much attention to that student. Thus, instigated by her gossip, the nun begins to persecute the priest, despite having no evidence that she has committed child abuse.
With a strong storyline, the film also earned an Oscar nomination for Viola. The actress was nominated in the Best Supporting Actress category.
3. The suspects
Launched in 2013, The suspects is a suspense thriller that tells the story of the disappearance of Anna and Joy, two girls who mysteriously disappear when their families find themselves at home. From that moment on, the families come together to try to understand what happened and find the person responsible for the crime.
With 81% positive reviews from critics and 87% from the general public, the film is a good option for fans of the genre.
2. Lila and Eve: United for revenge
Another noteworthy film is this film which shows Lila (Viola Davis) and Eve (Jennifer Lopez) joining a support group for mothers who have lost their children. Dissatisfied with the police investigation, they decide to take their own justice.
Lilac and Eve was released in 2015 and was directed by Charles Stone III. You can watch it Apple TV.
1. A border between us
Directed and directed by Denzel Washington, A border between us brings Viola Davis as Rose, the wife of Troy, a 53-year-old man who works to collect garbage and struggles to improve his life and become the truck driver.
He lives his life peacefully, but carries resentment in his chest that he never managed to become a professional baseball player due to the color of his skin. Therefore, he prevents his son, Cory (Jovan Adepo), from becoming a sportsman and suffering what he has endured. This attitude, however, causes the two to have constant fights, as a Cory is observed by a football scout.
Released in 2016, this film earned Viola Davi an Oscar in the Best Supporting Actress category.
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