‘A Twelve-Year Night,’ Uruguay’s Oscar Candidate, Wins Top Prize in Cairo

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The rebooted Cairo Film Festival has wrapped with the event’s top prize, the Golden Pyramid, going to “A Twelve-Year Night,” Uruguay’s candidate for the foreign-language Oscar. The award, presented Thursday night, came with a $20,000 check that was given to the producers of “Night,” a harrowing drama about Uruguay’s former military dictatorship. Thai auteur Phuttiphing Aroonpheng’s hypnotic “Manta […]