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Natalie Portman’s Oscars outfit pays tribute to snubbed female directors

Natalie has previously called out the lack of representation

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Natalie Portman wowed the photographers on the red carpet at The Oscars last night.

The star wore a stunning black and gold gown by Dior – but the details of the look made a statement about representation during awards season.

This year, a number of awards shows were criticised for not nominating enough female directors.

 

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On the red carpet, Natalie wore a light cape to cover her gown.

Screen printed onto the exposed lining of the cape were the names of female directors who missed out on a nomination this year.

Greta Gerwig (Little Women), Lorene Scafaria (Hustlers) and Lulu Wang (The Farewell) were all visible on the cape.

 

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This year’s Oscars director nominees included Martin Scorsese (The Irishman), Todd Phillips (Joker), Sam Mendes (1917), Quentin Tarantino (Once upon a Time… in Hollywood) and Bong Joon Ho (Parasite).

Natalie has previously called out the lack of representation at the awards.

On the Oscars stage in 2018,¬†introduced the category saying, “…and here are the¬†all-male nominees.”