‘Love, Sublime Love’ won the hearts of the public and critics – and the star Ariana DeBose remains one of the highlights of the awards season.
After taking home a Golden Globe, SAG Award and BAFTA Award, the actress, who played Anita in the production, won the Critics’ Choice Award for Best Supporting Actressremaining the favorite to win the Oscar.
‘Love, Sublime Love‘ is set in 1950s New York and tells the story of a couple in love trying to save their romance while they are torn apart by the rivalry between the white and Latino gangs they are part of: Tony is a member of the Jets and Maria of the Sharks , all inspired by another classic, ‘Romeo and Juliet’ from Shakespeare.
The film stars Ansel Elgort (‘The Fault in Our Stars’) and the newcomer Rachel Zegler, in the roles of Tony and Maria, respectively.
The script is on behalf of the award-winning Tony Kushnerindicated to Oscar and winner of Pulitzer Prize. Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim e Jerome Robbins take care of the music, lyrics and choreography.