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MOVIES

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‘Poets Society’ Gets Italian Oscar: Peter Weir’s “Dead Poets Society” was named best foreign film at the David of Donatello awards, Italy’s version of Hollywood’s Academy Awards. The Italian film “Porte Aperte (Open Doors),” directed by Gianni Amelio, won the prize for best film. Awards for best actor and actress in a foreign film went to Jessica Tandy for “Driving Miss Daisy” and Philipe Noiret for “Life and Nothing Else.”


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