Award-winning film from Flemish director Lucas Dont near It has been nominated for an Oscar for Best International Feature Film, ABC News announced.
If near Dont, who sees off four rivals at the awards ceremony on March 12, could become the first Belgian director to win an Oscar for a feature film.
movies to fight Argentina, 1985 (Argentina), All Quiet on the Western Front (Germany), quiet girl (Ireland) and EO (Poland).
A touching drama about the breakdown of a strong friendship between two teenage boys and inspired by the life of the Ghent director himself. The lead roles in this film are played by Eden Dumblin and Gustav De Waele, along with Emily Decenne and Rhea Drucker.
near The Ghent director will be entering the prestigious award for the second time after submitting his debut film. girl 2019.
Whatever the outcome in Los Angeles, the nomination is a boost to Don’t’s international career. His latest work has already won several star awards. Since winning the Grand Prix to an enthusiastic reception at his world premiere in Cannes last year, near It has been nominated for European Film Awards, Golden Globe Awards and the prestigious Oscar Awards.
“Following a very successful year for Flemish cinema, this is truly a piece of cake,” said Flemish Minister of Culture Jan Jambon, reports VRT. “We all keep our fingers crossed near 12 March”.
https://www.thebulletin.be/belgian-film-close-nominated-oscar-best-international-feature-category Belgian film “Close” nominated for Oscar International Feature