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'Return of the King' Gets 11 Oscar Nods

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'Return of the King' Gets 11 Oscar Nods

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'Return of the King' Gets 11 Oscar Nods

'Return of the King' Gets 11 Oscar Nods

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The Return of the King, the last film in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, leads the Academy Awards race with 11 nominations, including best picture and best director. Master and Commander gets 10 Oscar nods. With her film Lost in Translation, Sofia Coppola becomes the first American woman to be nominated for best director. Hear NPR's Bob Edwards and reporter Pat Dowell.

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