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2017 Oscars: FULL LIST of Foreign Language Film Oscar Submissions

My Life as a Courgette (Switzerland) is the first Foreign Language Film Oscar submission

The first official Foreign Language Film Oscar submission for 2017 was Switzerland with My Life as a Courgette. The film is also in contention for Animated Feature and could make either or (less likely) both. The French stop-motion feature is adapted from a children’s novel about an orphan trying to adapt to life in a group home. The final films to submit were Malaysia, ...

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OFFICIAL Submissions List for 2016 Foreign Language Film Oscar (Updating)

Son of Saul (Sony Pictures Classics

  We’ll be updating the list of foreign language film submissions for the 2016 Oscars right here as we head to the 10/1 deadline. Sony Pictures Classics‘ Son of Saul from Hungary and Aferim! from Romania were the first out of the gate. Currently, the frontrunners are ARGENTINA (The Clan), AUSTRIA (Goodnight Mommy), BRAZIL (The Second Mother), CHINA (The Wolf Totem), COLOMBIA ...

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2015 Oscars: A Record 83 Countries Submit for Foreign Language Film Oscar

Finland's Concrete Night

A record 83 countries have submitted for Foreign Language Film Oscar this year, besting the previous record of 76, set last year. Several first-timers are present this and they include: Mauritania, Malta, Kosovo and Panama. Although it doesn’t appear that there is any clear frontrunner, the main contenders this year look like Turkey’s Winter Sleep from Nuri Bilge Ceylan, and ...

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