Michelle Yeoh (61) is the protagonist of Everything Everywhere All at Once by Daniels, the film of the 11 (surprise) nominations for the Oscars 2023. Do you deserve them? Don’t you deserve? In the meantime, here’s everything you need to know about the case film of the year. Above all: where to see it
The film to beat at the next Oscar Night on March 12 (to be watched live on Sky from 2 on March 13) succeeds in cinemas on February 2. But it is already available on home video. Everything Everywhere All at Once by Daniels returns to theaters after the announcement of 11 nominations won. For some too many. undeserved. For those who have been conquered by it, it’s sort of perfect mix among the mentioned Ratatouille And 2001: A Space Odyssey. The genre? Cocktail (shaken and also mixed) of kung fu, fantasy, mélò, wuxia, comedy. The film has already won two Golden Globes.
Everything Everywhere All at Once: the official Italian trailer
Where to see Everything Everywhere all at Once: at the cinema and on home video
Everything Everywhere All at Once it was the case film of 2022. And at this point also of 2023. Released in Italy in the autumn, it returns to cinemas on February 2nd. Not only that, though. Because the film is available on home video with Eagle Pictures. In DVD, Blu-Ray formats. And in a very rich numbered limited edition in 4K: two discs, a collector’s card and the film poster. Among the extras: directors’ commentary (also on 4k disc), the Making of, deleted scenes, ducks and credits.
Everything Everywhere All at Once: Plot
Evelyn Wang (Michelle Yeoh) runs a small laundromat. The woman has a teenage daughter who she no longer understands. A dazed father and a marriage that is falling apart. A routine tax inspection unexpectedly becomes the door through which Evelyn is drawn into a captivating and colorful adventure. Location: the most innovative and fun multiverse ever seen in cinemas.
Called to save the fate of universes, she will have to draw on all her courage to defeat a seemingly invincible enemy. And restore her harmony to her family.
The cast of Everything Everywhere All at Once
EEAAOas it is now called by fans, has as its protagonist Michelle Yeoh, the first Asian actress to be nominated for Best Actress at the Oscars. She was born in Malaysia in 1962 of Chinese parents, she studied dance. She then she became a star of local action films, in the 80s, the big international break was the Bond Movie Tomorrow never diesfollowed by Memoirs of a geisha. For EEAAO has already won a Golden Globe. She is in the cast of the TV miniseries The Witcher: Blood Origin and it will be in the next ones Avatars. She is the partner of Jean Todd, former CEO of Ferrari.
The other actors in the cast are James Hong (the evil Lo Pan of Big Trouble in Chinatown)Stephanie Hsu, Ke Huy Quan (Date de The Goonies and fellow adventurers of Harrison Ford in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom). And Jamie Lee Curtis as ruthless tax clerk Deirdre Beaubeirdre. She is the leading actress of the saga of Halloween she was the biggest supporter of the film, with a massive social campaign. This has contributed in a decisive way to word of mouth, transforming the film into an instant cult.
The film is signed Daniels. Pseudonym behind which they hide Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert. Actors and directors, the two made their debut behind the camera in 2016, with Swiss Army-A multipurpose friend. Protagonists of that film Daniel Radcliffe, the former Harry Potter, and Paul Dano. The latter is also a candidate for the Oscars 2023, for The Fabelmans by Steven Spielberg (he is the father of the protagonist).
In 2017, their video for Turn Down for What, single by DJ Snake and Lil Jon has surpassed one billion views. For EEAAO they have three nominations at the 2023 Oscars: Best Picture (they are also producers), Best Director and Best Original Screenplay.
The two directors on set
The secret of the film’s success according to the Italian distributor: just a social phenomenon?
Says Andrea Romeo, from I Wonder Pictures: «Everything Everywhere All at Once, produced by the independent house A24, seems to know how to perfectly surf the new wave of public tastes. How was it for El Mariachi by Robert Rodriguez in my cinephile generation and for Easy Rider in my parents’. The Daniels Multiverse has been growing at the US box office week after week. Arriving at 10 million viewers. EEAAO he has overwhelmed the media and social networks of half the world with his imagination. And now it’s hitting the Oscars like a tsunami. In Italy the film has arrived for the most curious and for those who already knew it last October. But on February 2 he returns to the cinema driven by the 11 Oscar nominations and by the curiosity he has generated in recent months ».