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Encyclopedia > Submissions for the 56th Academy Award for Best Foreign Film

The following 26 films, all from different countries, were submitted for the 56th Academy Awards in the category Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. The bolded titles were the five nominated films, which came from Algeria, France, Hungary, Spain and Sweden (winner). The 56th Academy Awards were presented April 9, 1984 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles. ... The Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Foreign Language Film is a yearly US award for the best film in a language other than English, released in the period October - September in the country of origin. ...

Country English name Language Original name Director -
 Algeria The Ball none Le Bal Ettore Scola [1]
Flag of Austria Austria Drifters (German)  ? unknown
 Canada The Tin Flute (French) Bonheur d'occasion Claude Fournier [2]
 China My Memories of Old Beijing (Chinese) 城南旧事 Yigong Wu [3]
 Czechoslovakia Incomplete Eclipse (Czech) Neúplné zatmění Jaromil Jireš [4]
Flag of Denmark Denmark Zappa (Danish) Zappa Bille August [5]
Flag of Dominican Republic Dominican Republic Guaguasi (Spanish) Guaguasi Jorge Ulla [6]
Flag of France France Entre Nous (French) Coup de foudre Diane Kurys [7]
Flag of German Democratic Republic East Germany Turning Point (German) Der Aufenthalt Frank Beyer [8]
Flag of West Germany West Germany A Woman in Flames (German) Die Flambierte Frau Robert van Ackeren [9]
Flag of Hungary Hungary Job's Revolt (Hungarian) Jób lázadása Szabolcs Hajdu [10]
Flag of Iceland Iceland The House (Icelandic) Húsið Egill Eðvarðsson [11]
 Israel A Married Couple (Hebrew)  ? Yitzhak Yeshurun [12]
Flag of Italy Italy And the Ship Sails On (Italian) E la nave va Federico Fellini [13]
 Japan Antarctica (Japanese) ? Koreyoshi Kurahara [14]
Flag of Mexico Mexico Erendira (Spanish) Érendira Ruy Guerra [15]
Flag of Netherlands Netherlands The Fourth Man (Dutch) De vierde man Paul Verhoeven [16]
Flag of Peru Peru Maruja in Hell (Spanish) Maruja en el infierno Francisco J. Lombardi [17]
Flag of Portugal Portugal No Trace of Sin (Portuguese) Sem Sombra de Pecado José Fonseca e Costa [18]
Flag of Romania Romania Return From Hell (Romanian) Intoarcerea din iad Nicolae Mărgineanu [19]
Flag of Spain Spain Carmen (Spanish) Carmen Carlos Saura [20]
Flag of Sweden Sweden Fanny and Alexander (Swedish) Fanny och Alexander Ingmar Bergman [21]
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland In the White City (French) Dans la ville blanche Alain Tanner [22]
Flag of Republic of China Taiwan Growing Up (Chinese) 小畢的故事 Kun Ho Chen [23]
Flag of Soviet Union Soviet Union Vassa (Russian) Васса Gleb Panfilov [24]
Yugoslavia The Great Transport (Serbo-Croat) Visoki naspon Veljko Bulajić [25]


This article lacks a Hebrew name or text. This article lacks a Japanese name or text. Image File history File links Flag_of_Algeria_(bordered). ... Ettore Scola (born May 10, 1931) is an Italian screenwriter and film director. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Austria. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada_(bordered). ... Claude Fournier LHéritier (December 21, 1745 - 1825), was a French revolutionary, nicknamed lAmericain (the American). He was born at Auzon (Haute-Loire), the son of a poor weaver, and went to America to seek his fortune. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Peoples_Republic_of_China. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Czechoslovakia_(bordered). ... Jaromil JireÅ¡ (1935-2001) was a prominent Czechoslovak New Wave filmmaker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Denmark. ... Bille August (born November 9, 1948) is a Danish film and television director. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Dominican_Republic. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Diane Kurys is a French filmmaker and actor, born 3 December 1948, in Lyon, Rhône, France. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_East_Germany. ... GDR redirects here. ... Frank Beyer (born 26 May 1932 in Nobitz) is a German film director. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... A Woman in Flames (Die Flambierte Frau) is a German drama film from 1983, directed by Robert van Ackeren, starring Gudrun Landgrebe, Mathieu Carrière, and Hanns Zischler. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Hungary. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Iceland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Israel_(bordered). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Federico Fellini Federico Fellini (January 20, 1920 – October 31, 1993) was one of the most influential and widely revered Italian film-makers of the 20th century and is considered to be one of the finest film directors of all time. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan_(bordered). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... This article is about the Dutch director; for the German director, actor, and writer see Paul Verhoeven (Germany). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Peru. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Portugal. ... José Fonseca e Costa is a Portuguese film director born in 1933. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Romania. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Poster from the 1875 premiere of Carmen Carmen is a French opera by Georges Bizet. ... Carlos Saura (born 4 January 1932, Atarés, Huesca) is a Spanish film director. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Fanny och Alexander is a 1982 Swedish film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman. ... Ingmar Bergman   (IPA: in Swedish) (born July 14, 1918) is a Swedish stage and film director who is one of the key film auteurs of the twentieth century. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Switzerland. ... Alain Tanner (born 6 December 1929 in Geneva) is a Swiss film director. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Republic_of_China. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Soviet_Union. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_SFR_Yugoslavia. ... Capital Belgrade Language(s) Serbo-Croatian, Slovenian, Macedonian Government Socialist republic President  - 1945 - 1953 Ivan Ribar  - 1991 Stjepan Mesić Prime Minister  - 1945 - 1963 Josip Broz Tito  - 1989 - 1991 Ante Marković Historical era Cold War  - Proclamation November 29, 1943  - UN membership October 24, 1945  - Constitution February 21, 1974  - dissolution June 25... Veljko Bulajić is an actor and film director from Montenegro. ... Hebrew redirects here. ...




 
Submissions for Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film

By year: 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007
By country: Estonia Iceland Thailand The Academy Award (Oscar) for Best Foreign Language Film is a yearly US award for the best film in a language other than English, released in the period October - September in the country of origin. ... The following 39 films, all from different countries, were submitted for the 69th Academy Awards in the category Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film (release at the country of origin November 1, 1995 - October 31, 1996, ceremony 1997). ... The following 63 films, all from different countries, were submitted for the 78th Academy Awards in the category Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film (release at the country of origin October 2004 - September 2005, ceremony March 2006). ... The following 63 films, all from different countries, were submitted for the 79th Academy Awards in the category Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film (released by the country of origin between October 1, 2005 - September 30, 2006, ceremony February 2007). ...


 
 

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