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The movies vying for a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar

28 February 2014 Last updated at 16:59 GMT

Excitement is building in Los Angeles ahead of this weekend's Academy Awards.

While there is consensus when it comes to which actors will win trophies there is little agreement over who will triumph in some of the other categories.

As Tom Brook reports, there is no clear frontrunner this year in the best foreign language film race.