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Published February 02, 2010, 09:57 AM

Minnesota Movie Wins Oscar Nomination

A movie made in Minnesota is among the Academy Awards' 10 best picture nominees.

By: Associated Press, WDAZ

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A movie made in Minnesota is among the

Academy Awards' 10 best picture nominees. "A Serious Man" is

about a Midwestern college professor whose 1960s home life is

upended. The movie is by St. Louis Park natives Joel and Ethan Coen

"Up in the Air," based on a novel by Minnesotan Walter Kirn is

also nominated for best picture.

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