French independent film hopes for Oscars glory

French film, Les Miserables, is nominated in Best International Feature Film category.

The 92nd Academy Awards are set to be held in Hollywood this weekend.

Among the favourites for Best Film Editing is South Korean thriller Parasite, and the first world war epic 1917. Parasite has also been nominated in the Best International Feature Film category where it will be up against, among others, Les Miserables, a French film about life in the poor suburbs of Paris made by an untrained filmmaker with a cast of mainly non-professional actors

Source: French independent film hopes for Oscars glory | France News | Al Jazeera

French entry ‘Les Misérables’ nominated for best foreign language film Oscar

Months after winning the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, French director Ladj Ly’s “Les Misérables” will be vying for Oscar glory on February 9 when it takes on Palme d’Or laureate “Parasite”…

Source: French entry ‘Les Misérables’ nominated for best foreign language film Oscar