Oscars 2018: Alexandre Desplat Wins Best Original Score for The Shape of Water
Over Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood, Hans Zimmer, Carter Burwell, and John Williams
French author Alexandre Desplat has won Best Original Score at the 2018 Academy Awards for his work on Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water. Watch his full acknowledgment discourse beneath. It denotes Desplat’s second Oscar triumph: He won Best Original Score in 2015 for The Grand Budapest Hotel. Desplat brought home the 2018 respect over scores by Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood (Phantom Thread), John Williams (Star Wars: The Last Jedi), Hans Zimmer (Dunkirk), and Carter Burwell (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri).
The Shape of Water additionally brought home the Oscar for Best Picture. Back in January, Desplat won Best Original Score at the 2018 Golden Globes.