Best Foreign Language Film

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Postby inky » Tue Mar 01, 2011 3:00 am

Sonic Youth wrote:Can we put a moratorium on shots of little, smiling African boys chasing an open-bed truck of white explorers like it was Santa Claus' sled, please?

That Oscar nominee clip certainly doesn't reflect the real nature of the film. It's a dark, disturbing urban drama about bullied foreign kids (and that local vs. foreign refers to Danes vs. Swedes) that is highly (though not genuinely) Dogma-style.

* I saw the film in a flight a month ago.




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Postby Franz Ferdinand » Mon Feb 28, 2011 11:00 pm

I have to be honest: this has been my favorite category in the past decade of Oscar watching. I am looking forward to seeing these movies.

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Postby Cinemanolis » Mon Feb 28, 2011 9:32 pm

Sabin wrote:Best film nominated of the year. I'm with you.

Not sure if that qualifies calling her a bitch though.

No offence to Bier, whoever won (as Dogtooth didn't have a chance) was doomed to be insulted.

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Postby Sabin » Mon Feb 28, 2011 8:13 pm

Best film nominated of the year. I'm with you.

Not sure if that qualifies calling her a bitch though.




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Postby Cinemanolis » Mon Feb 28, 2011 5:53 pm

Sabin wrote:What was said? I might have missed something.

She said nothing wrong. It was the fact that she won that caused all the namedropping. Many friends and colleagues of Lanthimos and the actors of Dogtooth were present at my Oscar party and the fact that "Dogtooth" lost, caused a stir. No that anybody expected it to win... but still.

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Postby Sabin » Mon Feb 28, 2011 5:43 pm

What was said? I might have missed something.
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Postby Cinemanolis » Mon Feb 28, 2011 4:57 pm

I can even begin to tell you the names Bier was called at my Oscar party. Haven't seen her film though so i won't give my verdict yet... But that bitch....



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Postby Sonic Youth » Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:42 pm

Can we put a moratorium on shots of little, smiling African boys chasing an open-bed truck of white explorers like it was Santa Claus' sled, please?
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Postby OscarGuy » Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:27 pm

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