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Oscars: 'Real life' films face criticism

17 January 2013 Last updated at 04:17 GMT

Three of the films up for a best picture Oscar this year Lincoln, Zero Dark Thirty and Argo are films based on true stories and real personalities.

They have each been charged with misrepresentation, either straying from the facts, or inventing scenes.

Talking Movies' Tom Brook reports.

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