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‘Husavik’ didn’t win an Oscar, but the preshow performance will win your heart

‘Husavik’ didn’t win an Oscar, but the preshow performance will win your heart

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‘Husavik’ didn’t win an Oscar, but the preshow performance will win your heart

'Husavik' didn't win an Oscar, but the preshow performance will win your heart

When Netflix’s Will Ferrell vehicle Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga was released on the service last year, nothing about it really screamed Oscar contender — except for the soaring climactic number, “Husavik.” (And Dan Stevens’ wink, but we all knew the Academy wasn’t ready for that.)

In a year where everyone was either very much at home or felt very far away from their home towns, and where whole cities stopped at the same time each day to applaud their hometown heroes, there was something heartwarming about “Husavik”  — a passionate, Disney-worthy ode to the simple beauty of the place where you’re from and the love that always waits there for you. The residents of Husavik, the real-life fishing town in Iceland that Ferrell and Rachel McAdams’ lead characters were from, were so thrilled by the song’s success that they even made their own For Your Consideration video. Read more…

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