Most of the Latin American pics vying for a foreign-language Oscar nom this year are feature debuts, heralding a sea change sweeping through Latin America's film industries.
La Vida Util
Albania “East, West, East” (Gjergj Xhuvani) Algeria “Outside the Law” (Rachid Bouchareb) Argentina “Carancho” (Pablo Trapero) Austria “La Pivellina” (Tizza Covi and Rainer Frimmel) Azerbaijan “The…
Talent includes Miguel Cohan, Paula Cosenza, Gregorio Gonzalez, Hilda Hidalgo and Jaime Osorio.
Uruguay has opted to send Federico Veiroj's romantic comedy "La vida util" (A Useful Life) to represent the country at the Foreign Oscars race.
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