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Did You Know - Most Foreign Language Film Wins

Did You Know - Most Foreign Language Film Wins
  • By Oscar Insider

The country with the most wins for Foreign Language Film is Italy. While France holds the record for most nominations with 36, Italy's 27 nominations have resulted in 10 wins in addition to three honorary awards. 

 
Italy's tenth win came in 1999 for LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL. Actor/Director Roberto Begnini also took home an Oscar for Best Actor for the film. 
 
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