Jessica Chastain received the Oscar for Greatest Actress, awarded by presenter Anthony Hopkins.
In her speech, broadcast reside from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, Chastain drew massive applause and thanked her “sensible” co-star Andrew Garfield.
“So many individuals on the market really feel hopelessness and alone and suicide is a number one explanation for loss of life in the US,” she famous.
“In instances like this I consider Tammy and I'm impressed by her compassion,” she added.
Chastain edged out fellow nominees — Olivia Colman (“The Misplaced Daughter”), Penelope Cruz (“Parallel Moms”), Nicole Kidman (“Being the Ricardos”) and Kristen Stewart (“Spencer”) — for the win.
A primary-time winner, 45-year-old Chastain performs former televangelist character Tammy Faye Messner, who as soon as had a cult following with husband Jim Bakker on their non secular broadcasting community earlier than he was jailed for fraud and enveloped in a intercourse scandal, within the Michael Showalter-directed movie.
Chastain — who was nominated for Oscars twice in her profession, for Greatest Supporting Actress in “The Assist” and Greatest Actress in “Zero Darkish Thirty” — stated enjoying Tammy left her with “everlasting” injury to her pores and skin because of the “heavy” make-up.
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“I believe for certain I've executed some everlasting injury to my pores and skin on this. Pay attention, I eat very pure, and I take superb care of my pores and skin and I keep out of the solar and all that stuff,” she explained to the Los Angeles Times. “However it's heavy. And if you're carrying all of it day, on daily basis — the burden of it in your physique, it stretches your pores and skin out.”