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Haneke's 'Amour,' Larrain's 'No' in running for foreign-language Academy Award

FILE - This Jan. 7, 2013 file photo released by Starpix shows French actress Emmanuelle Riva from "Amour", at the New York Film Critics Circle awards dinner at the Crimson Club in New York. Riva was nominated for an Academy Award for best actress on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, for her role in “Amour .“ The 85th Academy Awards will air live on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 on ABC. (AP Photo/Starpix, Dave Allocca, file)
January 10, 2013 - 5:58 AM

LONDON - A searing portrait of old age and a political saga set in Augusto Pinochet's Chile are among Academy Awards nominees for best foreign-language film.

"Amour," by Austria's Michael Haneke and "No" by Chile's Pablo Larrain are nominated alongside 18th-century court saga "A Royal Affair" by Denmark's Nikolaj Arcel, child soldier drama "War Witch" by Canada's Kim Nguyen and seafaring story "Kon-Tiki" by Norway's Joachim Roenning and Espen Sandberg.

The shortlist was announced Thursday in Los Angeles.

Winners of the 85th Oscars will be announced Feb. 24 during a ceremony at Hollywood's Dolby Theatre.

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