The foreign films that got away

Posted by · 12:33 pm · October 1st, 2009

With the deadline for Best Foreign Language Film submissions upon us, indieWIRE’s Peter Knegt is taking stock of the possible injustices that already have taken place in the race … and at this early stage, the Academy isn’t even responsible. (Well, unless we count the problems of the one-film-per-country system, not to mention leaving the […]

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Chile joins foreign-language fray

Posted by · 6:21 pm · September 13th, 2009

Chile is the latest country to formally join the Best Foreign Language Film race, having selected true-life political drama “Dawson, Island 10” as their official submission. To go by the trailer, the film, which tells the story of a group of political prisoners held captive on the titular island after a 1973 military coup in […]

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