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Pakistan's Oscar contender 'Zinda Bhaag' faces formidable hurdles
KARACHI, Pakistan — The first Pakistani film up for Oscar consideration in half a century faces 75 foreign-language rivals from around the world, many made with much larger budgets and far slicker marketing campaigns. It must survive the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science's winnowing process that narrows the field to five before the envelope opens at the Dolby Theatre on March 2.
By Mark Magnier
October 18, 2013