"Thank you so much, this is an wonderful gift", said Lelio, adding: "I want to thank the cast of the film, especially the brilliant actor Francisco Reyes and the inspiration for this movie, Daniela Vega".
He also thanked Daniela Vega for being "the inspiration for this movie". The couple's child, 12-year-old Alyosha, is left outside his parents' quarrel and feeling completely abandoned disappears one day.
Meanwhile the police suspect Orlando's death from an aneurysm may have involved drugs or foul play, and submit Marina to questioning and a humiliating physical exam.
Marina contends with even more painful encounters with the man's family and ex-wife, who threaten, cajole and insult Marina in an effort to keep her away from the memorial service.
The Chilean film beat nominees from Russia, Lebanon, Sweden and Hungary.
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Unkrich said he did not set out to make the film political, but that events conspired to make its setting particularly relevant. Thank you to the Academy. " Coco is proof that art can change and connect the world", said the producer of the film, Darla K.