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Another 19 wins & 31 nominations.
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Did You Know?
Politics do affect the Academy. The producers of Life Is Beautiful
(1997) had the support of a much bigger studio machine and at the same time Benigni would host private dinners: Elizabeth Taylor
, come and meet Roberto Benigni
... you know. And the studio throws a lot of money around promoting him. That sounds like sour grapes, but it's not. It's just the way it is.
First film-related job was working for a year in the publicity department at Avco Embassy.