In the third episode of our monthly podcast, Screen’s editor Matt Mueller, chief film critic and reviews editor Fionnuala Halligan, and awards and box office editor Charles Gant delve into the 2022 Oscars international feature race.

With 93 titles submitted so far, the trio pick out some of the contenders that could go all the way in what seems like a more open race this year, as well as the surprising omissions that were not submitted to the category by their home countries. 

Mueller is then joined by director Paolo Sorrentino, who discusses Italy’s submission The Hand Of God. Sorrentino explains how much of the film is autobiographical, and why he took the project to Netflix.

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