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2018 Oscars: Analyzing FLF Contenders from Hungary, Norway and Argentina

Our fourth piece on this year’s exciting Foreign Language Oscar race continues with 3 films that are high in many Oscar watchers’ predictions but we believe they may be over-estimated. Unlike our previous article, which dealt with 3 underdogs flying under the radar, we’re discussing three films that may not be the sure-things some think for reasons we detail below. ...

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2017 Oscars: FULL LIST of Foreign Language Film Oscar Submissions

The first official Foreign Language Film Oscar submission for 2017 was Switzerland with My Life as a Courgette. The film is also in contention for Animated Feature and could make either or (less likely) both. The French stop-motion feature is adapted from a children’s novel about an orphan trying to adapt to life in a group home. The final films to submit were Malaysia, ...

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72nd Venice Film Festival Winners

  The winners of the 72nd Venice Film Festival have been announced and South America triumphed with the top two wins; The Golden Lion and The Silver Lion. The Golden Lion went to Venezeula’s From Afar from Lorenzo Vigas. The Silver Lion was awarded to Argentina’s The Clan from Pablo Trapero. From Afar is Vigas’s first feature and tells the story ...

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