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Re: FYC: Best Foreign Language Film
« Reply #20 on: March 25, 2010, 07:07:05 PM »
Yeah, there will be a little overlap (Pan's, Spirited Away,...etc.) but the best film list will mostly be English language.
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Re: FYC: Best Foreign Language Film
« Reply #21 on: March 25, 2010, 09:06:42 PM »
Yeah, there will be a little overlap (Pan's, Spirited Away,...etc.) but the best film list will mostly be English language.

I will be shocked we dont' get at least 3 of the top 20 and 9 of the top 50 best films foreign language.  And ya' know - that probably not a terrible ratio. 
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Re: FYC: Best Foreign Language Film
« Reply #22 on: March 25, 2010, 09:09:19 PM »
Do animated films qualify for this category, because if no, why not? If yes, MINDGAME

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Re: FYC: Best Foreign Language Film
« Reply #23 on: March 25, 2010, 09:10:40 PM »
Do animated films qualify for this category, because if no, why not? If yes, MINDGAME

Yes! 

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I'll put it on the list (when I catch up this evening)
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Re: FYC: Best Foreign Language Film
« Reply #24 on: March 25, 2010, 10:21:56 PM »
Bin-Jip

Glad to see this get a mention, not sure if it will make my list but I did like it.

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Re: FYC: Best Foreign Language Film
« Reply #25 on: March 25, 2010, 10:35:10 PM »
I will be shocked we dont' get at least 3 of the top 20 and 9 of the top 50 best films foreign language.  And ya' know - that probably not a terrible ratio. 

Those look like awful ratios to me.
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Re: FYC: Best Foreign Language Film
« Reply #26 on: March 25, 2010, 11:37:41 PM »
Kind of an odd side eligibility issue. I, and I assume many to most of us, watched Spirited Away with English dubbing. So would I consider it a foreign language film? I say yes certainly when it comes to eligibility but even though it is one of my favorite films ever, I might not vote for it here because my engagement with it is not as a foreign language film.

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Re: FYC: Best Foreign Language Film
« Reply #27 on: March 26, 2010, 12:10:45 AM »
I watched both, because I'm awesome like that.  8)

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Re: FYC: Best Foreign Language Film
« Reply #28 on: March 26, 2010, 12:19:00 AM »
Waltz with Bashir should handily win the best documentary, best animated, best foreign, and best film.
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Re: FYC: Best Foreign Language Film
« Reply #29 on: March 26, 2010, 02:25:32 PM »
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