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    5 Reasons 'Embrace of the Serpent' Broke the Foreign Box Office Curse

    Why did audiences flock to see this dreamy black-and-white Colombian Oscar entry shot in the Amazon jungle?

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    The Oscar Race for Foreign Film is More Exciting Than Best Picture

    With multiple genders and people of color represented throughout their category, the foreign language contenders form the strongest area of this year's race.

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    'Aferim!' Looks at Romania's Thorny Past with Dark Humor

    How producer Ada Solomon and director Radu Jude tackled the controversial subject of 19th century Gypsy slavery.

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    Foreign-Language Oscar Nominee 'Embrace of the Serpent' Filmed on the Amazon in 35 mm

    By honoring local customs and gods, the Colombian production found smoother sailing than its western explorer subjects, said director Ciro Guerra, who shot in glorious black-and-white: "It’s an imagined Amazon, not the real Amazon."

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    Academy Disqualifies Afghan Oscar Submission 'Utopia'

    Hassan Nazer's film was found to have too much English to compete for the Foreign Language prize.

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    European Film Awards Boost Oscar Contenders

    'Youth' and 'The Lobster' lead the field with five nominations each.

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    Magnolia Adds Irish Oscar Entry to Awards Slate

    Telluride hit 'Viva' is a Spanish-language family drama shot in Cuba about a gay man and his estranged father.

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