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Oggyatonama - Bangladesh's Latest Oscar Submission Shows Promise

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Somewhat overshadowed by all the hype surrounding Aynabaji, this year's Oscar submission in the Best Foreign Language Film Category from Bangladesh is the story of a farmer's son, an expatriate worker who lost everything in hopes of earning a few extra dollars abroad - a story that is all too common in this part of the world, and yet has remained largely unt[...]

Aynabaji : A Bold New Step for Bangladeshi Cinema

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When celebrated ad maker Amitabh Reza Chowdhury declared his interest to make a movie, fans were intrigued to see what he would come up with. Amitabh's TVC's had always been something special, standing out from the mainstream. Would his movie be the same? 'Aynabaji', starring Chanchal Chowdhury, has not disappointed. Everything from its cinematography to its[...]