A brilliant central performance by Song Kang-ho anchored the 2017 South Korean film A Taxi Driver, directed by Jang Hoon. Yet the film did not secure nomination for the best foreign-language film Oscar.

Oscars: 10 great Asian films ignored for the Academy Awards’ best foreign language statuette

  • True, three of the last 10 winners of the award were from the continent – Departures from Japan, and Iran’s A Separation and The Salesman
  • But these 10 Asian films didn’t even earn consideration for the Oscar
Topic |   Asian cinema

TOP PICKS

A brilliant central performance by Song Kang-ho anchored the 2017 South Korean film A Taxi Driver, directed by Jang Hoon. Yet the film did not secure nomination for the best foreign-language film Oscar.
READ FULL ARTICLE