Cold War
Alfonso Cuarón's Netflix movie earned 10 nominations, including Best Picture.
Foreign-language films "Birds of Passage" and "Everybody Knows" score, even without the Oscar lift given to "Roma," "Cold War" and "Shoplifters."
It could be the first-ever win for Mexico, but all five contenders have passionate supporters.
With his ASC victory, Żal makes it a much more competitive Oscar race in the battle of black-and-white movies.
This year, Oscar-nominated films saw a $15 million boost; in 2018 the post-nomination weekend saw an increase of more than $30 million.
Pawel Pawlikowski created scenes that left room for the camera and cinematography to tell the story.
Filmmaker Toolkit Ep. 75: Oscar-winning director Pawel Pawlikowski on the thrill of elliptical storytelling.
"Green Book," "Mary Queen of Scots," "Shoplifters," and "The Favourite" are also doing well at the pre-holiday box office.
Director Pawel Pawlikowski and cinematographer Lukasz Zal reunited on this year's other great black-and-white movie.
The top contenders, as expected, include Mexico's "Roma" and Lebanon's "Capernaum;" snubbed were entries from Belgium, Italy and France.
It won four awards, including Best European Film.
“Cold War,” “Transit,” and “Border” explore the forces that compel people to migrate, and depict efforts to transcend human-made boundaries.
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