Oscar Nominees Share Their Favorite Films of the Year (Video)

What were the favorite movies of the Oscar nominees this year? The answers might surprise you (and bet you've never heard of Benh Zeitlin's pick)

What were the favorite movies of the Oscar nominees this year? The answers might surprise you.

TheWrap asked the nominees of this awards seasons what their favorite movies were, at our party last Wednesday to celebrate the season at the close of Oscar ballotting. They each offered answers that were thoroughly unexpected, from Harvey Weinstein giving love to "Lincoln" to Benh Zeitlin choosing an Italian movie about a reality show that hasn't yet been distributed in the U.S.

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"'Reality' by Matteo Garrone," said the director of "Beasts of the Southern Wild," with absolute certainty. "It's my favorite movie of the year."

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