Italy's 'The Great Beauty' wins best foreign language film Oscar

LOS ANGELES, March 2 Sun Mar 2, 2014 9:49pm EST

LOS ANGELES, March 2 (Reuters) - Italian drama "The Great Beauty" won the Oscar for best foreign language film on Sunday.

The film, directed by Paolo Sorrentino and considered the favorite to win the Academy Award, follows an aging writer's reflections on life and his search for meaning among Rome's idle high society. (Reporting By Eric Kelsey; Editing by Sandra Maler)