Sebastián Silva had a hit at Sundance with The Maid in 2009. But while the critics love his work, commercial success has sometimes proved elusive.
Talking Movies is looking ahead to this year's Oscars. We have our own favourites for best picture but we also want to hear yours. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and let us know which film deserves to win and why.
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Talking Movies will broadcast some of your thoughts on next month’s programme.
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