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Oscar 2015, Best Foreign Language Film: films & countries

Italy has purposed Paolo Virzí’s ‘Il Capitale umano‘ as the Best Foreign Language Film at Oscars 2015; what about other countries?

Well, 83 different countries submitted a film to the attention of Academy of Awards and they are to await next January 15, 5.30 pm for the official communication, at Samuel Goldwyn Theater.  Nominees will definitively know if they are the winners of Oscars 2015 on February 22, at Hollywood Dolby Theater, live broadcasting by ABC Television and in more than 225 countries all around the world.

Hereafter the entire list; please note that Kosovo, Malta, Mauritania and Panama participate for the first time. 

Afghanistan: A Few Cubic Meters of Love, by Jamshid Mahmoudi
Argentina: Relatos salvajes, by Damián Szifrón
Australia: Charlie’s Country, by Rolf de Heer
Austria: The Dark Valley, by Andreas Prochaska
Azerbaijan: Nabat, by Elchin Musaoglu
Bangladesh: Glow of the Firefly, by Khalid Mahmood Mithu
Belgium: Deux jours, une nuit, by Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne
Bolivia: Forgotten, by Carlos Bolado
Bosnia Erzegovina: With Mom, by Faruk Lončarevič
Brazil: The Way He Looks, by Ribeiro
Bulgaria: Bulgarian Rhapsody, by Ivan Nitchev
Canada: Mommy, by Xavier Dolan
Chile: To Kill a Man, by Alejandro Fernández Almendras
China: The Nightingale, by Philippe Muyl
Colombia: Mateo, by María Gamboa
Costa Rica: Red Princesses, by Astorga Carrera
Croatia: Cowboys, by Tomislav Mršić
Cuba: Conducta, by Ernesto Daranas Serrano
Denmark: Sorrow and Joy, by Nils Malmros 
Ecuador: Silence in Dreamland, by Tito Molina 
Egypt, Factory Girl, by Mohamed Khan 
Estonia: Tangerines, by Zaza Urushadze 
Ethiopia: Difret, by Zeresenay Berhane Mehari 
Philippines: Norte, the End of History, by Lav Diaz
Finland: Concrete Night, by Pirjo Honkasalo 
France: Saint Laurent, by Bertrand Bonello 
Georgia: Corn Island, by George Ovashvili 
Germany: Beloved Sisters, by Dominik Graf 
Japan: The Light Shines Only There, by Mipo O
Greece: Little England, by Pantelis Voulgaris 
Hong Kong: The Golden Era, by Ann Hui 
India: Liar’s Dice, by Geetu Mohandas 
Indonesia: Soekarno, by Hanung Bramantyo 
Iran: Today, by Reza Mirkarimi 
Iraq: Mardan, by Batin Ghobadi 
Eire: The Gift, by Tom Collins 
Island: Life in a Fishbowl, by Baldvin Zophoníasson 
Israel: Viviane, by Ronit and Shlomi Elkabetz 
Italy: Il capitale umano, by Paolo Virzí 
Kosovo: Three Windows and a Hanging, by Isa Qosja 
Kirghizistan: Kurmanjan Datka Queen of the Mountains, by Sadyk Sher-Niyaz 
Latvia: Rocks in My Pockets, by Signe Baumane 
Lebanon: Ghadi, by Amin Dora 
Lithuania: The Gambler, by Ignas Jonynas 
Luxembourg: Never Die Young, by Pol Cruchten 
Macedonia: To the Hilt, by Stole Popov 
Malta: Simshar, by Rebecca Cremona 
Morocco: The Red Moon, by Hassan Benjelloun
Mauritania: Timbuktu, by Abderrahmane Sissako 
Mexico: Cantinflas, by Sebastián del Amo 
Moldavia: The Unsaved, by Igor Cobileanski 
Montenegro: The Kids from the Marx and Engels Street, by Nikola Vukčević 
Nepal: Jhola, by Yadav Kumar Bhattarai
Norway: 1001 Grams, by Bent Hamer 
New Zealand: The Dead Lands, by Toa Fraser
Netherlands: Accused, by Paula van der Oest 
Pakistan: Dukhtar, by Afia Nathaniel 
Palestine: Eyes of a Thief, by Najwa Najjar 
Panama: Invasion, by Abner Benaim 
Peru: The Gospel of the Flesh, by Eduardo Mendoza 
Poland: Ida, by Paweł Pawlikowski 
Portugal: What Now? Remind Me, by Joaquim Pinto 
United Kingdom: Little Happiness, by Nihat Seven
Czech Republic: Fair Play, by Andrea Sedláčková
Dominican Republic: Cristo Rey, by Leticia Tonos
Romania: The Japanese Dog, by Tudor Cristian Jurgiu 
Russia: Leviathan, by Andrey Zvyagintsev 
Serbia: See You in Montevideo, by Dragan Bjelogrlić 
Singapore: Sayang Disayang, by Sanif Olek 
Slovakia: A Step into the Dark, by Miloslav Luther 
Slovenia: Seduce Me, by Marko Šantić 
South Africa: Elelwani, by Ntshavheni Wa Luruli 
South Korea: Haemoo, by Shim Sung-bo 
Spain: Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed, by David Trueba 
Sweden: Force Majeure, by Ruben Östlund 
Switzerland: The Circle, by Stefan Haupt 
Taiwan: Ice Poison, by Mi, by Z 
Thailand: The Teacher’s Diary, by Nithiwat Tharathorn 
Turkey: Winter Sleep, by Nuri Bilge Ceylan 
Ukraine: The Guide, by Oles Sanin 
Hungary: White God, by Kornél Mundruczó
Uruguay: Mr. Kaplan, by Alvaro Brechner 
Venezuela: The Liberator, by Alberto Arvelo 

Source: Cinecittà News

 

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