Published: 24 Feb 2013 14:35 GMT+01:00 | Print version
Updated: 24 Feb 2013 14:35 GMT+01:00
On the eve of Sunday’s 85th Academy Awards, The Local has trawled through tearful speeches and endless ‘Mercis’ to bring you ten of the greatest moments in French Oscar history. Can you guess what’s at Number One?
The Oscars have always had a thing for France.
From a silent actor to a long-nosed poet, a suave ladies’ man or a family of heart-warming penguins, the French have had some proud moments since the Oscars were first held, back in 1929.
Now, with Emmanuelle Riva tipped to make history by taking home the Best Actress gong on her 86th birthday, The Local has decided to delve into the archives and find ten of the greatest moments in French Oscar history.
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