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Film from Uzbekistan joined to the long list of "Oscar" for the first time

The list of contenders for the "Oscar" in the "Best Foreign Film" category have been determined. All applications filed, 93 countries, including three of them - for the first time: it is Uzbekistan, Ghana and Nigeria.

According to the rules Academy Awards, the picture must be created outside the United States and the dialogue it should mostly be in English, and the length of the tape - more than 40 minutes.
Previously it called the nomination "Best foreign language film", but was renamed this year.

Recall, for "Oscar" Agency "Uzbekkino" nominated  Umid Hamdamov's film called "Goryachaya lepyoshka".

The film won the main prize in XXVIII Open festival "Kinoshok".

Feruza Saidova, who played in the film, she took award for Best Actress.

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