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Norwegian film competes for an Oscar. Norwegian director Margreth Olin’s film “The Angel” (Engelen) is contending for an Oscar nomination for best foreign language film. Produced in 2009 initially as a documentary, “The Angel “presents Lea’s story, a young woman whose life takes a bad turn when her father dies and her mother goes back to her old alcoholic boyfriend, Ole. Lea is already a heroin addict by the time she becomes a teenager but wants to make a clean break in order to take care of her daughter Sonja, and offer her the life she never had.

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Norwegian film competes for an Oscar

Published on Monday, 18th October, 2010 at 13:58 under the news category, by Alexandra Spinu.

Norwegian director Margreth Olin’s film “The Angel” (Engelen) is contending for an Oscar nomination for best foreign language film.

Best Actress Academy Award (illus. ph.)
Best Actress Academy Award (illus. ph.)
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Produced in 2009 initially as a documentary, “The Angel “presents Lea’s story, a young woman whose life takes a bad turn when her father dies and her mother goes back to her old alcoholic boyfriend, Ole.

Lea is already a heroin addict by the time she becomes a teenager but wants to make a clean break in order to take care of her daughter Sonja, and offer her the life she never had.

However, things become complicated and all consuming as Lea’s relationship with her daughter gradually mirrors Lea’s relationship with her own mother.

A total of 65 films are competing for the 2011 Oscars for best foreign language film, and each country can propose one film in this category. Nine will be selected but only five nominated.

The nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards will be announced on January 25 and the awards will be given out on February 27 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles.Read phonetically



Published on Monday, 18th October, 2010 at 13:58 under the news category, by Alexandra Spinu.

This post has the following tags: oscar, academy, awards, margreth, olin, engelen, angel, lea, norway, foreign, language, film, kodak, los, angeles.





  
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