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Why I Want Lebanon’s “The Insult” To Win an Oscar

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Unlike 2018's other Foreign Language nominees, "The Insult" has real political power—to help its homeland heal from the past.

Review: Land of Mine (Denmark/Germany, 2015)

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This Oscar-nominated Danish/German film explores a little-known part of WWII's aftermath.

Review: Departures (Japan, 2008)

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There seems to be a special place in Japanese cinema for death. Akira Kurosawa’s Ikiru and Yasujiro Ozu’s Tokyo Story come to mind as some...

 
 
 

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