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Best Foreign Language Film

The Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film is one of the Academy Awards handed out annually by the U.S.-based Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). It is given to a feature-length motion picture produced outside the United States of America with a predominantly non-English dialogue track.[1]When the first Academy Awards ceremony was held on May 16, 1929, to honor films released in 1927/28, there was no separate category for foreign language films. Between 1947 and 1955, the Academy presented Special/Honorary Awardsto the best foreign language films released in the United States. These awards, however, were not handed out on a regular basis (no award was given in 1953), and were not competitive since there were no nominees but simply one winning film per year.Wikipedia
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The Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film is one of the Academy Awards handed out annually by the U.S.-based Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). It is given to a feature-length motion picture produced outside the United States of America with a predominantly non-English dialogue track.[1]

When the first Academy Awards ceremony was held on May 16, 1929, to honor films released in 1927/28, there was no separate category for foreign language films. Between 1947 and 1955, the Academy presented Special/Honorary Awardsto the best foreign language films released in the United States. These awards, however, were not handed out on a regular basis (no award was given in 1953), and were not competitive since there were no nominees but simply one winning film per year.

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Cold War (Polish: Zimna wojna) is a 2018 historical period drama film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski.[3] The film, set in Poland and France during the Cold War from the late 1940s until the 1960s, tells the story of a musical director (Tomasz Kot) who discovers a young singer (Joanna Kulig), and follows their subsequent love story over the years. The film is loosely inspired by the lives of Pawlikowski's parents.[4]Cold War received acclaim from critics. It competed for the Palme d'Or at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival,[5][6] where Pawlikowski won the award for Best Director.[7] It also received the Golden Lions Award at the 43rd Gdynia Film Festival, five 2018 European Film Awards and at the 72nd British Academy Film Awards earned four nominations, including Best Direction and Best Film Not in the English Language. At the 91st Academy Awards, it earned three nominations: Foreign Language Film, Best Director and Best Cinematography.Wikipedia
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Cold War (Polish: Zimna wojna) is a 2018 historical period drama film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski.[3] The film, set in Poland and France during the Cold War from the late 1940s until the 1960s, tells the story of a musical director (Tomasz Kot) who discovers a young singer (Joanna Kulig), and follows their subsequent love story over the years. The film is loosely inspired by the lives of Pawlikowski's parents.[4]

Cold War received acclaim from critics. It competed for the Palme d'Or at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival,[5][6] where Pawlikowski won the award for Best Director.[7] It also received the Golden Lions Award at the 43rd Gdynia Film Festival, five 2018 European Film Awards and at the 72nd British Academy Film Awards earned four nominations, including Best Direction and Best Film Not in the English Language. At the 91st Academy Awards, it earned three nominations: Foreign Language Film, Best Director and Best Cinematography.

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Cold War (Polish: Zimna wojna) is a 2018 historical period drama film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski.[3] The film, set in Poland and France during the Cold War from the late 1940s until the 1960s, tells the story of a musical director (Tomasz Kot) who discovers a young singer (Joanna Kulig), and follows their subsequent love story over the years. The film is loosely inspired by the lives of Pawlikowski's parents.[4]

Cold War received acclaim from critics. It competed for the Palme d'Or at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival,[5][6] where Pawlikowski won the award for Best Director.[7] It also received the Golden Lions Award at the 43rd Gdynia Film Festival, five 2018 European Film Awards and at the 72nd British Academy Film Awards earned four nominations, including Best Direction and Best Film Not in the English Language. At the 91st Academy Awards, it earned three nominations: Foreign Language Film, Best Director and Best Cinematography.

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Capernaum (Arabic: کفرناحوم‎), also known as Capharnaüm, is a 2018 Lebanese drama film written and directed by Nadine Labaki. It was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival,[4][5] where it won the Jury Prize.[6][7] The film received a 15-minute standing ovation following its premiere at Cannes on 17 May 2018.[8]Sony Pictures Classics, which had previously distributed Labaki's Where Do We Go Now?, bought North American and Latin American distribution rights for the film, while Wild Bunch retained the international rights.Wikipedia
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Capernaum (Arabic: کفرناحوم‎), also known as Capharnaüm, is a 2018 Lebanese drama film written and directed by Nadine Labaki. It was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival,[4][5] where it won the Jury Prize.[6][7] The film received a 15-minute standing ovation following its premiere at Cannes on 17 May 2018.[8]

Sony Pictures Classics, which had previously distributed Labaki's Where Do We Go Now?, bought North American and Latin American distribution rights for the film, while Wild Bunch retained the international rights.

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Capernaum (Arabic: کفرناحوم‎), also known as Capharnaüm, is a 2018 Lebanese drama film written and directed by Nadine Labaki. It was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival,[4][5] where it won the Jury Prize.[6][7] The film received a 15-minute standing ovation following its premiere at Cannes on 17 May 2018.[8]

Sony Pictures Classics, which had previously distributed Labaki's Where Do We Go Now?, bought North American and Latin American distribution rights for the film, while Wild Bunch retained the international rights.

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Never Look Away (German: Werk ohne Autor) is a 2018 German drama film directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck. It was selected to be screened in the main competition section of the 75th Venice International Film Festival.[3][4] It was also selected as the German entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 91st Academy Awards.Wikipedia
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Never Look Away (German: Werk ohne Autor) is a 2018 German drama film directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck. It was selected to be screened in the main competition section of the 75th Venice International Film Festival.[3][4] It was also selected as the German entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 91st Academy Awards.

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Never Look Away (German: Werk ohne Autor) is a 2018 German drama film directed by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck. It was selected to be screened in the main competition section of the 75th Venice International Film Festival.[3][4] It was also selected as the German entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 91st Academy Awards.

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Roma is a 2018 drama film written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón, who also produced, co-edited and shot the film. A co-production of Mexico and the United States, it stars Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira. Set in 1970 and 1971, the film is a semi-autobiographical take on Cuarón's upbringing in Mexico City, and follows the life of a live-in housekeeper to a middle-class[5][6] family. The title refers to Colonia Roma, a neighborhood in the city.[7]Roma had its world premiere at the 75th Venice International Film Festival on 30 August 2018, where it won the Golden Lion. It began a limited theatrical run on 21 November 2018, and began streaming on Netflix on 14 December 2018.[8][9]The film received universal critical acclaim, with praise directed to Cuarón's screenplay, direction and cinematography, as well as Aparicio and de Tavira’s performances.Wikipedia
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Roma is a 2018 drama film written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón, who also produced, co-edited and shot the film. A co-production of Mexico and the United States, it stars Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira. Set in 1970 and 1971, the film is a semi-autobiographical take on Cuarón's upbringing in Mexico City, and follows the life of a live-in housekeeper to a middle-class[5][6] family. The title refers to Colonia Roma, a neighborhood in the city.[7]

Roma had its world premiere at the 75th Venice International Film Festival on 30 August 2018, where it won the Golden Lion. It began a limited theatrical run on 21 November 2018, and began streaming on Netflix on 14 December 2018.[8][9]The film received universal critical acclaim, with praise directed to Cuarón's screenplay, direction and cinematography, as well as Aparicio and de Tavira’s performances.

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Roma is a 2018 drama film written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón, who also produced, co-edited and shot the film. A co-production of Mexico and the United States, it stars Yalitza Aparicio and Marina de Tavira. Set in 1970 and 1971, the film is a semi-autobiographical take on Cuarón's upbringing in Mexico City, and follows the life of a live-in housekeeper to a middle-class[5][6] family. The title refers to Colonia Roma, a neighborhood in the city.[7]

Roma had its world premiere at the 75th Venice International Film Festival on 30 August 2018, where it won the Golden Lion. It began a limited theatrical run on 21 November 2018, and began streaming on Netflix on 14 December 2018.[8][9]The film received universal critical acclaim, with praise directed to Cuarón's screenplay, direction and cinematography, as well as Aparicio and de Tavira’s performances.

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Shoplifters (万引き家族 Manbiki Kazoku, literally Shoplifting Family) is a 2018 Japanese drama film directed, written and edited by Hirokazu Kore-eda. Starring Lily Franky and Sakura Ando, it is about a family who rely on shoplifting to cope with a life of poverty.The film premiered on 13 May 2018 at the Cannes Film Festival, where it went on to win the Palme d'Or. The film was released in Japan on 8 June 2018 and was a critical and commercial success. Shoplifters won the Asia Pacific Screen Award for Best Feature Film, and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film.Wikipedia
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Shoplifters (万引き家族 Manbiki Kazoku, literally Shoplifting Family) is a 2018 Japanese drama film directed, written and edited by Hirokazu Kore-eda. Starring Lily Franky and Sakura Ando, it is about a family who rely on shoplifting to cope with a life of poverty.

The film premiered on 13 May 2018 at the Cannes Film Festival, where it went on to win the Palme d'Or. The film was released in Japan on 8 June 2018 and was a critical and commercial success. Shoplifters won the Asia Pacific Screen Award for Best Feature Film, and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

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Shoplifters

Shoplifters (万引き家族 Manbiki Kazoku, literally Shoplifting Family) is a 2018 Japanese drama film directed, written and edited by Hirokazu Kore-eda. Starring Lily Franky and Sakura Ando, it is about a family who rely on shoplifting to cope with a life of poverty.

The film premiered on 13 May 2018 at the Cannes Film Festival, where it went on to win the Palme d'Or. The film was released in Japan on 8 June 2018 and was a critical and commercial success. Shoplifters won the Asia Pacific Screen Award for Best Feature Film, and was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

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