Трущобный Оскар

НЬЮ-ДЕЛИ – Индийцам не так уж часто приходилось болеть за кого-либо на церемонии вручения Оскара, голливудской церемонии, отмечающей успех на поприще кинематографии. Всего лишь два индийских фильма за последние пятьдесят лет были номинированы в категории «Лучший иностранный фильм», и ни один из них не выиграл. 

Поэтому индийцы с таким сочуствием переживают триумф «массовых» картин, имеющих связь с Индией – семь Оскаров, полученных в 1983г. за фильм Ричарда Аттенбурга «Ганди», например, или успех фильма «Шестое Чувство», написанного и снятого Маноем Найт Шьямаланем, филадельфийцем индийского происхождения.

В этом году внимание страны было поглощено неожиданным хитом сезона, фильмом «Миллионер из трущоб» -- действие которого разворачивается в Индии, с индийскими персонажами, актёрами и тематикой – номинированный в десяти категориях. И индийцы впервые оказались участниками соревнований сразу в двух категориях – за лучшую песню и за музыкальное сопровождение А. Р. Рахмана.   

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