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an annual award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for achievements in motion picture production and performance

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May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than $5 million in its 13-week run, Miramax's "Like Water for Chocolate" becomes the highest grossing foreign language film of 1993, as well as the highest grossing Latin American film to date.
In 1999, "The Children of Heaven," Majidi's film depicting the face of poverty in an Iranian family, was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the Academy Awards.
Miramax Films, founded by Bob and Harvey Weinstein in 1979, has released some of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful independent feature films, with a record fourteen Best Picture nominations over the past eleven consecutive years: Chicago, Gangs of New York, The Hours, In the Bedroom, Chocolat, The Cider House Rules, Shakespeare In Love, Life Is Beautiful (La Vita E Bella), Good Will Hunting, The English Patient, Il Postino (The Postman) and The Piano as well as twenty-one Best Foreign Language Film nominations over the past fifteen years including Amelie, Life Is Beautiful, Kolya, Mediterraneo and Cinema Paradiso.
Cuaron has a hot piece of property to pitch, and a public to convince that said property can successfully shatter the art house/subtitle barrier that most foreign language films face.
A week earlier, the US National Society of Film Critics chose it as Best Foreign Language Film.
The Sea Inside'' was named best foreign language film.
Miramax Films, founded by Bob and Harvey Weinstein in 1979, has released some of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful independent feature films, including fourteen Best Picture nominations over a span of the past twelve years: Chicago, Gangs of New York, The Hours, In the Bedroom, Chocolat, The Cider House Rules, Shakespeare In Love, Life Is Beautiful (La Vita E Bella), Good Will Hunting, The English Patient, Il Postino (The Postman) and The Piano as well as twenty-three Best Foreign Language Film nominations over the past sixteen years including The Barbarian Invasions, Twin Sisters, Amelie, Life Is Beautiful, Kolya, Mediterraneo and Cinema Paradiso.
Recently, THE POSTMAN (IL POSTINO) made history in becoming the first foreign language film in 22 years, and the first Italian film ever, to be nominated for Best Picture.
The US National Society of Film Critics Saturday named "Nader and Simin: A Separation" as the best foreign language film of 2011, and also awarded it the prize for best screenplay.
Producer Denise Robert of Canada's ``The Barbarian Invasions,'' named best foreign language film, accepted by expressing gratitude that ``Lord of the Rings'' wasn't eligible in her category.
In 1993, Lee's international hit "The Wedding Banquet" was nominated for an Academy Award as Best Foreign Language Film.
James Dean look-alike Andreas Wilson who stars in EVIL, Sweden's thirteenth Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, and Swedish director Mikael Hafstrom, currently working on a film with Miramax, will be honored at a pre-Oscar black-tie party in Santa Monica this Thursday for studio executives, local film producers and media hosted by the Swedish Consul General Tomas Rosander and his wife Christina.
The first two major American film awards of the year have both named "Nader and Simon: A Separation" as the best foreign language film of 2011, making it likely a serious contender for the Oscar for best foreign film.
The Barbarian Invasions,'' the only foreign language film nominee anyone has seen, won.
The audiences' love affair with this film serves to reaffirm the public's commitment to the foreign language film in the United States.
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