• Last Stop 174

    Last Stop 174


    Dir. Bruno Barreto, Brazil, 2007, 110 minutes.

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    Bruno Barreto's Last Stop 174 selected as Brazil's Oscar entry


    Bruno Barreto's Last Stop 174 has been selected as Brazil's official entry for the best foreign language film category of the Academy Awards.Last Stop 174 selected as Brazil's Oscar entry The social drama had its world premiere in Toronto and will open the Rio International Film Festival on Sept 25.The ...

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    United States - Hard Times In Rio


    Even though Bruno Barreto is one of Brazil's most celebrated film-makers, he had trouble finding finance to complete his latest film, Last Stop 174, a well-received drama which had its world premiere at Toronto and two weeks later opened the Rio International Film Festival.The irony was not lost on Barreto ...

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    67 countries submit titles for foreign language film Oscar


    A record 67 countries, including first-time entrant Jordan have submitted films for consideration in the foreign language film category for the 81st Academy Awards.Nominations will be announced on January 22, 2009 and the Oscar will be presented on February 22, 2009, at the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Centre.Click ...

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    Awards countdown foreign-language films - Strong language


    In June this year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Ampas) announced it would be making yet another tweak to its foreign-language film category.In 2007 the process underwent a major revamp, seeing a shortlist of nine films drawn up by the foreign-language committee at large and then the ...