Jessica Chastain has been remarkable in all of her works so far and she finally gets what is due to her. That is an Oscar award for best actress in The Eyes of Tammy Faye.
Jessica Chastain wins her first Oscar
If you are yet to watch the film, it centers around the life of Tammy Faye. She was caught in a swirl of public humiliation after her husband’s conviction for fraud as well as public sex scandals.
In her acceptance speech, Jessica Chastain opened up about the number of deaths as a result of suicide in America, She also voiced some of Tammy Faye’s concerns for the LGBTQ+ community.
“In times like this, I think of Tammy, and I’m inspired by her radical acts of love.”Jessica Chastain
Jessica’s career and more on the film
While this may be the first Oscar win for Jessica , this is surely not the first time she has played an exceptional role. Previously, Jessica featured in the film Molly’s Game which saw her playing the role of a professional skier.
In The Eyes of Tammy Faye, Jessica Chastain took on the role of a woman who faced incredible damage to her reputation but would then redeem herself through a documentary of her life.
The film follows the real-life story of Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker. Who was part of a television ministry in the 1970s and the 1980s. Tammy Faye would also be part of a reality show and remarry after her divorce as reported by Young Witness.
Unfortunately, Tammy Faye died in 2007 following her battle with cancer. So far, not only did Jessica Chastain take home an award for best actress, but the make-up team has also received an award. That is, for Jessica’s transformation into Tammy Faye.