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    'Force Majeure' Director Ruben Östlund Answers 10 Questions

    Writer/director Ruben Östlund walks me through the making of his black comedy 'Force Majeure,' a Cannes Film Festival winner and now a top contender for the Foreign Language Oscar.

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    Updated: 83 Foreign Language Oscar Contenders and Frontrunners

    We have the final list of 83 Foreign Language Oscar contenders, as well as our picks for frontrunners.

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    Russia Submits 'Leviathan' After All: Andrey Zvyagintsev on Oscar Rules

    Russia has chosen to submit "Leviathan" as its foreign Oscar entry. Here's the background on what happened from the filmmaker. Should the Oscar rules be changed? "In certain cases in certain countries the authors of films are hostages of the situation they are in."

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    Screen Talk: Telluride and the Oscars, from 'Birdman' to 'The Imitation Game'

    On this week's Screen Talk, Indiewire critic Eric Kohn and I debate new movies "Wild," "Imitation Game" and "Birdman"--and which ones will have an impact on this year's Oscar race.

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    Adopt Films Grabs U.S. Rights to Palme d'Or Winner 'Winter Sleep'

    Adopt Films has secured the U.S. distribution rights to Nuri Bilge Ceylan's "Winter Sleep," which won the Palme d'Or at this year's Cannes Film Festival.

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    Rithy Panh Talks Oscar-Nominated 'The Missing Picture' (CLIP)

    Cambodian filmmaker Rithy Panh devoted his life and career to the documentation and investigation of the Khmer Rouge -- not just the mass killings themselves but also the ideological fervor that made them possible. All of Panh’s films are personal, but "The Missing Picture," which was nominated for ...

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    Indiewire’s Film Critic Picks the Oscars: The Best Foreign Language Oscar Nominee Is the One Least Likely to Win

    The category is riddled with darkly introspective looks at solitary figures struggling against forces beyond their control, but none taps into that scenario with the focused, analytical abilities of Rithy Panh’s “The Missing Picture.”

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    Three Films to See in Theaters This Weekend (and Two to Skip)

    This weekend's your chance to catch two Foreign Language Oscar hopefuls -- Palestine's "Omar" and erstwhile Romanian contender "Child's Pose." Also, head to the English-language revamp of Hayao Miyazaki's farewell feature film "The Wind Rises," with its star-studded voice cast, but heed critics' adv...

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    Foreign Language Oscar Nominee 'The Missing Picture' Headed to Film Forum (TRAILER)

    Cambodian director Rithy Panh's visually inventive doc "The Missing Picture" will make its US premiere at New York's Film Forum in a two-week run from March 19 to April 1. The film is up for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar this year.

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