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Sorrentino 'dazed and happy' about Oscar nod

The Great Beauty among five vying in foreign category

16 January, 18:50
Sorrentino 'dazed and happy' about Oscar nod (see related) (ANSA) - Los Angeles, January 16 - Italian director Paolo Sorrentino told ANSA he was "dazed but happy" after his film The Great Beauty was nominated for an Academy Award on Thursday in the foreign category. "I'm in a daze. I still don't realize what's going on. But I'm happy about it," said Sorrentino. "I was hoping for it and counting on it, but you can't ever take anything for granted here. This is all thanks to everyone (who worked on the film)".