Oscars: France Selects 'Les Miserables' for International Feature Film Category

France has selected Ladj Ly's Les Miserables, as its official submission for the Best International Feature category to the 92nd Academy Awards.

The modern-day update of the Victor Hugo classic, Les Miserables premiered in Cannes this year, where it won the Jury Prize. The film beat out the other two titles on France's Oscar shortlist this year: Celine Sciamma's Portrait of a Lady on Fire, which won the Best Screenplay award in Cannes, and Alice Winocour's Proxima, starring Eva Green and Matt Dillon, which just premiered in Toronto.

Oscar-winner Roman Polanski's An Officer and a Spy was conspicuously left of ...
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