Paradise Now won for best foreign film. Its country of origin? Palestine. This brings to mind Cathy Seipp’s account of a conversation with Oliver Stone:
[H]e went on to say that he’d just returned from Palestine, where he’d been interviewing Arafat. I asked if that was a package tour that included stopovers in Utopia and Xanadu. The conversation kind of went downhill from there, and luckily the valet soon pulled up with Stone’s car.
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