International Oscar Showdown 2004 —The Return Of The King vs The Barbarian Invasions

The 2004 International Oscar Showdown features The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King and The Barbarian Invasions
The 76th Academy Awards winners for Best Picture and Best International Feature Film were The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King and The Barbarian Invasions

Bong Joon Ho’s movie Parasite made history at the 2020 Academy Awards, becoming the first non-English-language film to win Best Picture.

In this series, in reverse chronological order, I compare previous years’ Best Picture and Best International Feature to see how many other foreign-language films ought to have been