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Sunday, February 11, 2018

90th Academy Awards: Best Foreign Language Film

The nominees are:

A Fantastic Woman

Country: Chile
Director: Sebastian Lelio
Plot: A woman's life is upended when her older lover suddenly dies.

Director's Oscar History: First nominated film

The Insult

Country: Lebanon
Director: Ziad Douiri
Plot: A Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee end up in court after an insult is blown out of proportion.

Director's Oscar History: first nominated film


Country: Russia
Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev
Plot: A young boy goes missing, forcing his divorcing parents to work together to find him.

Director's Oscar History: 1 previous nomination for Best Foreign Language Film

On Body and Soul

Country: Hungary
Director: Ildiko Enyedi
Plot: Two outsiders form an unlikely bond and relationship.

Director's Oscar History: First nominated film

The Square

Country: Sweden
Director: Ruben Ostlund
Plot: An art curator finds himself in a personal and professional crisis as a result of a controversial exhibit.

Director's Oscar History: First nominated film

Predicted Winner: Loveless

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