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Want to Win an Oscar? Better set your film overseas
By Jacqueline Baylon
Digital First Media
Posted: 02/20/2013 11:33:40 AM PST
Updated: 02/20/2013 12:38:59 PM PST
Want to win an Oscar? Better set your film overseas
Which film will take home Best Picture at the 85th annual Academy Awards? From the very first Best Picture honoree in 1929, "Wings" to 2010's winner, "The King's Speech", there have been dozens of winning films set abroad, including such classics as "Casablanca" (set in Morocco), "Lawrence of Arabia" (set in the Middle East) and the "Sound of Music" (set in Austria).This year's list of contenders includes five that fit the bill. Of course, don't count out the four films ...
"Want to win an Oscar? Better set your film overseas"
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