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Today on FilmWeek, critics Christy Lemire and Peter Rainer are breaking down a couple of the categories we traditionally can’t get to during the Oscars show -- Best Foreign Language Film and Best Cinematography. Here are the nominees:
Best Foreign Language Film
Capernaum (Lebanon) -- Nadine Labaki
Cold War (Poland) -- Pawel Pawlikowski
Never Look Away (Germany) -- Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck
Roma (Mexico) -- Alfonso Cuarón
Shoplifters (Japan) -- Hirokazu Koreeda
The Favourite -- Robbie Ryan (dir. Yorgos Lanthimos)
Never Look Away -- Caleb Deschanel (dir. Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck)
Roma -- Alfonso Cuarón (also directed)
A Star is Born -- Matty Libatique (dir. Bradley Cooper)
Cold War -- Lukasz Zal (dir. Pawel Pawlikowski)
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Peter Rainer, film critic for KPCC and the Christian Science Monitor