Danish Jewish director wins Oscar for Best Foreign Film

Danish Jewish movie director Susanne Bier on Sunday won an Oscar for her film, “In a Better World,” in the category for Best Foreign Language Film.
It marked the third time that a film from Denmark has takenthe prize, following "Babette's Feast" in 1988 and "Pelle theConquerer" in 1989.

The film, considered an Oscar front-runner, revolves arounda grieving youngster who lashes out at a schoolyard bully andan adult thug with disastrous consequences. In a parallelstoryline, a pal's father must confront a warlord who has beenterrorizing African villagers helped by his medical charity.

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