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Oscars: 'In a Better World' wins for foreign-language film

February 27, 2011 |  6:28 pm

Bier “In a Better World” won the Oscar for foreign-language film at the 83rd Academy Awards on Sunday night. The Danish film, which revolves around the struggles of two fathers and their sons, was directed by Susanne Bier and stars Mikael Persbrandt, Trine Dyrholm and Ulrich Thomsen. It also won the Golden Globe for foreign-language film.

“In a Better World” competed against “Biutiful” from Mexico, “Incendies” from Canada, “Dogtooth” from Greece and “Outside the Law (Hors-la-loi)” from Algeria.

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— Rick Rojas

Photo: Susanne Bier accepts her Oscar from Helen Mirren. Credit: Getty Images.

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