TITLE

LINGUA FANTASTICA

AUTHOR(S)
Koehler, Robert
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Variety;12/13/2010, Vol. 421 Issue 5, pA14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines the Academy Awards for best actor and actress in a motion picture, focusing on the rarity of an award or even a nomination in those categories for performances in foreign language films. It is noted it was not until 1960 that a foreign actor was nominated for either award and that only two, actress Sophia Loren and actor Roberto Benigni, have ever won them. The possibility actor Javier Bardem and actress Tilda Swinton could be nominated for the awards in 2011 is discussed.
ACCESSION #
55984107

 

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