Oscar Predictions: Fire of Love

Romance and volcanoes dominate the doc Fire of Love, which debuted at Sundance over the weekend and already ignited a heated bidding war. The French offering from filmmaker Sara Dosa is one of the most discussed pics of the fest and the Rotten Tomatoes rating stands at 100%.

Centered on a couple and their devotion to capturing volcanic imagery, Love was quickly picked up by National Geographic’s documentary division and should be out later this year. It could follow a similar path to The Rescue, another acclaimed Nat Geo pickup that appears destined to nab a Documentary Feature nomination from the Academy in a couple weeks (and it could win).

Sundance has already produced a potential shortlist contender here and my Oscar Prediction posts will continue…

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