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Z is a 1969 Algerian French language political thriller directed by Costa-Gavras, with a screenplay by Gavras and Jorge Semprún, based on the 1966 novel of the same name by Vassilis Vassilikos. [1]

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The Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film is one of the Academy Awards of Merit, or Oscars, handed out annually by the U.S.-based Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

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The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards of Merit presented annually since the awards debuted in 1929, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to producers working in the film industry and is the only category in which every member is eligible to submit a nomination.

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The Academy Awards or The Oscars is an annual American awards ceremony honoring cinematic achievements in the film industry.

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Ahmed Rachedi (born in 1938) is an Algerian film director and screenwriter.

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Algeria (الجزائر), officially People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, is a country in North Africa on the Mediterranean coast.

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Analogy (from Greek ἀναλογία, analogia, "proportion") is a cognitive process of transferring information or meaning from a particular subject (the analogue or source) to another (the target), or a linguistic expression corresponding to such a process.

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Andrée Micheline Ghislaine Tainsy (26 April 1911 – 19 December 2004) was a Belgian actress.

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An autopsy—also known as a post-mortem examination, necropsy, autopsia cadaverum, or obduction—is a highly specialized surgical procedure that consists of a thorough examination of a corpse to determine the cause and manner of death and to evaluate any disease or injury that may be present.

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Bernard Fresson (27 May 1931 – 20 October 2002) was a French cinema actor.

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The Best Actor Award (Prix d'interprétation masculine) is an award presented at the Cannes Film Festival.

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Bollywood is the sobriquet for the Hindi language film industry, based in Mumbai, India.

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Brendan Francis Aidan Behan (christened Francis Behan) (Breandán Ó Beacháin; 9 February 1923 – 20 March 1964) was an Irish poet, short story writer, novelist, and playwright who wrote in both English and Irish.

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The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image – film, television and games.

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Charles Denner (29 May 1926 – 10 September 1995) was a French actor born to a Jewish family in Tarnów, Poland.

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Christos Sartzetakis (Χρήστος Σαρτζετάκης; born 6 April 1929) is a Greek jurist and former supreme justice of the Court of Cassation, who served as the President of the Third Hellenic Republic from 1985 to 1990.

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Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format.

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Costa-Gavras (short for Konstantinos Gavras - Κωνσταντίνος Γαβράς; born 12 February 1933) is a Greek-French film director and producer, who lives and works in France.

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The Directors Guild of America (DGA) is an entertainment guild which represents the interests of film and television directors in the United States motion picture industry and abroad.

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Driving under the influence (DUI) or Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), is the crime of driving a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol or other drugs (including those prescribed by physicians), to a level that renders the driver incapable of operating a motor vehicle safely.

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The Edgar Allan Poe Awards (popularly called the Edgars), named after Edgar Allan Poe, are presented every year by the Mystery Writers of America, based in New York City.

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François Périer, (10 November 1919 – 29 June 2002), born François Pillu in Paris, was a French actor.

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Françoise Bonnot (born 1939) is a French film editor with more than 40 feature film credits.

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Fred Hampton (August 30, 1948 – December 4, 1969) was an African-American activist and revolutionary, chairman of the Illinois chapter of the Black Panther Party (BPP), and deputy chairman of the national BPP.

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French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language, belonging to the Indo-European family.

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Gérard Darrieu (1925–2004) was a French actor.

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Georges Géret (18 October 1924 – 7 April 1996) was a French film actor.

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The Golden Globe Award is an American accolade bestowed by the 93 members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) recognizing excellence in film and television, both domestic and foreign.

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Greece (Ελλάδα), officially the Hellenic Republic (Greek: Ελληνική Δημοκρατία) and known since ancient times as Hellas (Greek: Ελλάς), is a country located in southeastern Europe.

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The Greek military junta of 1967–74, commonly known as the Regime of the Colonels (καθεστώς των Συνταγματαρχών), or in Greece simply The Junta (or; Χούντα), The Dictatorship (Η Δικτατορία) and The Seven Years (Η Επταετία), was a series of right-wing military juntas that ruled Greece following the 1967 Greek coup d'état led by a group of colonels on 21 April 1967.

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Grigoris Lambrakis (Γρηγόρης Λαμπράκης; 3 April 1912 – 27 May 1963) was a Greek politician, physician, track and field athlete, and member of the faculty of the School of Medicine at the University of Athens.

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Hassan El-Hassani (Arabic: حسن الحسني) whose real name was Hassan Bencheikh, was an Algerian comedian.

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In warfare, infiltration tactics involve small, lightly equipped infantry forces attacking enemy rear areas while bypassing enemy front line strongpoints and isolating them for attack by follow-up troops with heavier weapons.

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An inquisitorial system is a legal system where the court or a part of the court is actively involved in investigating the facts of the case, as opposed to an adversarial system where the role of the court is primarily that of an impartial referee between the prosecution and the defense.

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Irene Papas (Greek Ειρήνη Παππά; born 3 September 1926) is a retired Greek actress and occasional singer, who has starred in over seventy films in a career spanning more than fifty years.

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Jacques Perrin (born Jacques André Simonet; 13 July 1941) is a French actor and filmmaker.

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James Berardinelli (born September 25, 1967) is an American online film critic.

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Jean Bouise (3 June 1929 in Le Havre - 6 July 1989 in Lyon) was a French actor.

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Jean Dasté, born Jean Georges Gustave Dasté, (18 August 1904 in Paris, France - 15 October 1994 in Saint-Priest-en-Jarez, Loire, France) was an actor and theatre director.

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Jean-Louis Xavier Trintignant (born 11 December 1930) is a French actor, screenwriter and director who has enjoyed international acclaim.

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Jonathan Richards is an American author, journalist, actor, and cartoonist.

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Jorge Semprún Maura (10 December 1923 – 7 June 2011) was a Spanish writer and politician who lived in France most of his life and wrote primarily in French.

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Julien Guiomar (3 May 1928 in Morlaix, Finistère, Brittany – 22 November 2010 in Monpazier, Dordogne, Aquitaine), was a French film actor.

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Konstantinos Mitsou (Κωνσταντίνος Μήτσου, 1909 — 27 June 1985) was a Lieutenant General of the Hellenic Gendarmerie who served as General Inspector of Gendarmerie for Northern Greece in the early 1960s and was involved in many acts of political repression, most famously the assassination of left-wing Member of Parliament Grigoris Lambrakis in May 1963.

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Left-wing politics are political positions or activities that accept or support social equality, often in opposition to social hierarchy and social inequality.

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Algeria has submitted films for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film since 1969.

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The following 24 films, all from different countries, were submitted for the 42nd Academy Awards in the category Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

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The LP (Long Play), or rpm microgroove vinyl record, is a format for phonograph (gramophone) records, an analog sound storage medium.

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Magali Noëlle Guiffray (27 June 1931 – 23 June 2015), better known as Magali Noël, was a French actress and singer.

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Marcel Bozzuffi (28 October 19282 February 1988) was a French film actor, perhaps best remembered for his role as a brutal hitman in the Oscar-winning American film The French Connection.

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Maurice Louis Baquet (26 May 1911 – 8 July 2005) was a French actor and cellist.

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Michael "Mikis" Theodorakis (Μιχαήλ (Μίκης) Θεοδωράκης; born 29 July 1925) is a Greek songwriter and composer who has written over 1000 songs.

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Mildew is defined as a thin, superficial, usually whitish growth consisting of minute hyphae (fungal filaments) produced especially on living plants or organic matter such as wood, paper or leather.

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The National Society of Film Critics (NSFC) is an American film critic organization.

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The New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC) also known as The Bull Moose Moving Picture Society of the 1934 World's Fair was founded in 1935, and its membership includes film critics from daily newspapers, weekly newspapers, and magazines in New York City.

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Pierre Dux (21 October 1908 – 1 December 1990) was a French actor.

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Pierre Henry in January 2008 Pierre Henry (born 9 December 1927) is a French composer, considered a pioneer of the musique concrète genre of electronic music.

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The President of the Hellenic Republic (Πρόεδρος της Ελληνικής Δημοκρατίας, Próedros ti̱s Elli̱nikí̱s Di̱mokratías), colloquially referred to in English as the President of Greece, is the head of state of Greece.

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Raoul Coutard (born 16 September 1924) is a French cinematographer.

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Renato Salvatori (20 March 1933 – 27 March 1988) was an Italian multi-purpose character actor.

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Right-wing politics are political positions or activities that view some forms of social stratification or social inequality as either inevitable, natural, normal, or desirable,J.

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Roger Joseph Ebert (June 18, 1942 – April 4, 2013) was an American film critic and historian, journalist, screenwriter and author.

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Shanghai is a 2012 Indian political thriller film directed by Dibakar Banerjee, starring Abhay Deol, Emraan Hashmi, Kalki Koechlin, Prosenjit Chatterjee, and based on the French film Z and a novel by the same name by Vassilis Vassilikos.

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The Hostage is a loose 1958 English version, with songs, adapted in a much longer text from a one-act Irish language play An Giall, by its author, Brendan Behan.

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Thriller is a genre of literature, film, videogame stories and television programming that uses suspense, tension, and excitement as its main elements.

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Vassilis Vassilikos (Βασίλης Βασιλικός, born November 18, 1934) is a Greek writer, and a diplomat.

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Yves Montand (born Ivo Livi 13 October 1921 – 9 November 1991) was an Italian-born French actor and singer.

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The 22nd Cannes Film Festival was held on May 8 - 23, 1969.

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The 68th annual Cannes Film Festival was held from 13 to 24 May 2015.

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