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Encyclopedia > Submissions for the 70th Academy Award for Best Foreign Film

The following 44 films, all from different countries, were submitted for the 70th Academy Awards in the category Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film (release at the country of origin November 1, 1996 - October 31, 1997, ceremony March 1998). The bolded titles were the five nominated films, which came from Brazil, Germany, the Netherlands, Russia and Spain. The 70th Academy Awards were noted for their high ratings and the 11 wins racked up by the Best Picture, Titanic. ... 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. ...


Congo, Luxembourg and Ukraine submitted a film for the first time. South Africa sent its first film since the end of apartheid.

Country English name Language Original name Director IMDB
Flag of Argentina Argentina Ashes from Paradise (Spanish) Cenizas del paraíso Marcelo Piñeyro [1]
Flag of Austria Austria The Unfish (German) Der Unfisch Robert Dornhelm [2]
 Belgium My Life in Pink (French) Ma Vie en Rose Alain Berliner [3]
Flag of Brazil Brazil Four Days in September (Portuguese) O que é isso, companheiro? Bruno Barretto [4]
 Canada Cosmos (French) Cosmos Jennifer Alleyn, Manon Briand, Marie-Julie Dallaire, Arto Paragamian, André Turpin & Denis Villeneuve [5]
Flag of Colombia Colombia The Debt (Spanish) La Deuda Manuel Jose Alvarez & Nicolas Buenaventura [6]
Flag of Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo Macadam Tribu ? Macadam Tribu Jose Laplaine [7]
Flag of Croatia Croatia Lapitch the Little Shoemaker (Croatian) Čudnovate zgode šegrta Hlapića Milan Blažeković [8]
Flag of Cuba Cuba Vertical Love (Spanish) Amor Vertical Arturo Sotto Diaz [9]
 Czech Republic A Forgotten Light (Czech) Zapomenuté světlo Vladimir Michalek [10]
Flag of Denmark Denmark Barbara (Danish) Barbara Nils Malmros [11]
Flag of Egypt Egypt Destiny (Arabic) المصير Youssef Chahine [12]
 Finland The Collector (Finnish) Neitoperho Auli Mantila [13]
Flag of France France Western (French) Western Manuel Poirier [14]
Flag of Germany Germany Beyond Silence (German) Jenseits der Stille Caroline Link [15]
Flag of Greece Greece Slaughter of the Cock (Greek) Η Σφαγή του Κόκορα Andreas Pantzis [16]
Flag of Hungary Hungary The Witman Boys (Hungarian) Witman fiúk János Szasz [17]
Flag of Iceland Iceland Blossi/810551 (Icelandic) Blossi/810551 Julius Kemp [18]
Flag of India India Guru Malayalam  ? Rajiv Anchal [19]
Flag of Iran Iran Gabbeh (Persian) گبه Mohsen Makhmalbaf [20]
 Israel Pick a Card (Hebrew)  ? Julie Shles [21]
Flag of Italy Italy The Best Man (Italian) Il Testimone dello sposo Pupi Avati [22]
 Japan Princess Mononoke (Japanese) もののけ姫, Hayao Miyazaki [23]
Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg They (French) Elles Luís Galvão Teles [24]
Flag of Republic of Macedonia Republic of Macedonia Gypsy Magic (Macedonian) Gypsy Magic Stole Popov [25]
Flag of Mexico Mexico Deep Crimson (Spanish) Profundo Carmesí Arturo Ripstein [26]
Flag of Netherlands Netherlands Karakter (Dutch) Karakter Mike van Diem [27] winner
Flag of Norway Norway Junk mail (Norwegian) Budbringeren Pål Sletaune [28]
Flag of Philippines Philippines Milagros (Tagalog) Milagros Marilou Diaz-Abaya [29]
 Poland Love Stories (Polish) Historie Miłosne Jerzy Stuhr [30]
Flag of Portugal Portugal Journey to the Beginning of the World (Portuguese) Viagem ao princípio do Mundo Manoel De Oliveira [31]
 Russia The Thief (Russian) Вор Pavel Chukhrai [32]
 Slovakia Orbis Pictus (Slovak) Orbis Pictus Martin Šulík [33]
 Slovenia Outsider (Slovenian) Outsider Andrej Košak [34]
Flag of South Africa South Africa Paljas (Afrikaans) Paljas Katinka Heyns [35]
Flag of Spain Spain Secrets of the Heart (Spanish) Secretos del corazón Montxo Armendáriz [36]
Flag of Sweden Sweden Tic Tac (Swedish) Tic Tac Daniel Alfredson [37]
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland For Ever Mozart (French) For Ever Mozart Jean-Luc Godard [38]
Flag of Republic of China Taiwan Yours and Mine (Chinese) 我的神经病 Shaudi Wang [39]
Flag of Thailand Thailand Daughter 2 (Thai)  ? Chatrichalerm Yukol [40]
Flag of Turkey Turkey The Bandit (Turkish) Eşkıya Yavuz Turgul [41]
Flag of Ukraine Ukraine A Friend of the Deceased (Russian) Приятель покойника Vyacheslav Krishtofovich [42]
Flag of Venezuela Venezuela One Life and Two Trails (Spanish) Una vida y dos mandados Alberto Arvelo [43]
FR Yugoslavia Three Summer Days (Serbian) Tri letnja dana Mirjana Vukomanović [44]

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Image File history File links Flag_of_Argentina. ... Marcelo Piñeyro (born March 5, 1953 in Buenos Aires, Argentina) is an award-winning Argentine film director, script writer, and producer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Austria. ... Robert Dornhelm (born 17 December 1947 in TimiÅŸoara, Romania) is a Romanian film and television director. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium_(civil). ... Ma Vie en Rose (My Life in Pink) is a 1997 French film that was directed by Alain Berliner and produced by Carole Scotta. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Brazil. ... Four Days in Septembers US poster with Alan Arkin. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Canada_(bordered). ... Denis Villeneuve (born on October 3, 1967 in Gentilly, Quebec) is a Quebecois film director and writer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Colombia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Democratic_Republic_of_the_Congo. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Croatia. ... The Little Shoemaker. Lapitch the Little Shoemaker is an animated film, originally released in Croatian theatres in 1997, and on video in 2000 by Sony Wonder in the United States. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cuba. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic_(bordered). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Denmark. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Egypt. ... Der müde Tod is a 1921 silent film directed in Germany by Fritz Lang. ... Youssef Chahine (Arabic: يوسف شاهين) (born January 25, 1926 in Alexandria, Egypt) is an Egyptian film director. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland_(bordered). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Caroline Link (born on June 2, 1964 in Bad Nauheim, Germany), is a film director and screenwriter. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Greece. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Hungary. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Iceland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_India. ... Malayalam ( ) is the language spoken predominantly in the state of Kerala, in southern India. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Iran. ... Gabbeh is a traditional design of Persian carpet. ... Mohsen Makhmalbaf Mohsen Makhmalbaf (in Persian:محسن مخملباف; born May 29, 1957) is a film director and writer from Iran (Persia), whose films during the last ten years were presented in international film festivals more than 1,000 times. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Israel_(bordered). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Best man has several meanings: Best man is a member of a wedding Films: The Best Man (1914 film) is a 1914 film The Best Man (1916 film) is a 1916 film The Best Man (1917 film) is a 1917 film The Best Man (1919 film) is a 1919 film... Giuseppe (Pupi) Avati is a director, producer and writer of mainly fantasy films and horror films. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Japan_(bordered). ... Princess Mononoke ) is a Japanese animated film by Hayao Miyazaki that was first released in Japan on July 12, 1997 and in the United States on October 29, 1999 in select cities and on November 26, 1999. ... Hayao Miyazaki (宮崎 駿, Miyazaki Hayao), born January 5, 1941 in Tokyo, is a director of animation films and a co-founder of the animation studio, Studio Ghibli. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Luxembourg. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Macedonia. ... For an explanation of terms related to Macedonia, see Macedonia (terminology). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mexico. ... Arturo Ripstein (1943 -) is a Mexican film director. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands. ... Character may mean: someone named braedan or lenny Persons: Actor Fictional character Video game character Roleplaying game character: player character non-player character Moral character Character structure, in psychology, a constellation of enduring motivational and other traits that are manifested in the ways that an individual reacts to various challenges... Mike van Diem (born 1959) is an acclaimed Dutch film director. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Norway. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Philippines. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland_corrected_(bordered). ... Jerzy Stuhr (born April 18th 1947 in Cracow) is one of the most popular Polish actors. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Portugal. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Russia_(bordered). ... The Thief (Lighthouse Pictures, 2005) // Cast sub issue 1 Your text/image/media here . ... Pavel Grigorovich Chukhrai (Russian: ; Bykovo, Moscow Oblast, 14 October 1946) is a Russian film director. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Slovakia_(bordered). ... Martin Å ulík is a Slovakian film director born on October 20, 1962 in Zilina, Slovakia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Slovenia_(bordered). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_South_Africa. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... // Spoiler warning: During the holidays, Javi and his older brother Juan go to a mountain village. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sweden. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Switzerland. ... Jean-Luc Godard (photograph by David Horvitz) Jean-Luc Godard (born 3 December 1930 in Paris) is a French filmmaker and one of the most influential members of the Nouvelle Vague, or French New Wave. Born in Paris to Franco-Swiss parents, he was educated in Nyon, later studying at... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Republic_of_China. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Thailand. ... Chatrichalerm Yukol on the set of The Legend of Suriyothai Prince Chatrichalerm Yukol (Thai หม่อมเจ้า ชาตรีเฉลิมยุคล, born November 29, 1942) is a Thai film director and screen writer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Turkey. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ukraine. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Venezuela. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_FR_Yugoslavia. ... Official language Serbian written in Cyrillic alphabet1 Capital Belgrade2 President3 Svetozar Marović Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 105th 102,350 km² 0. ... Hebrew redirects here. ... Malayalam ( ) is the language spoken predominantly in the state of Kerala, in southern India. ...

 
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 26 films, all from different countries, were submitted for the 56th Academy Awards in the category Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. ... The following 30 films, all from different countries, were submitted for the 58th Academy Awards in the category Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. ... The following 30 films, all from different countries, were submitted for the 60th Academy Awards in the category Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. ... The following 37 films, all from different countries, were submitted for the 62nd Academy Awards in the category Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film which took place in 1990. ... The following 37 films, all from different countries, were submitted for the 63rd Academy Awards in the category Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film which took place in 1991. ... 34 films, all from different countries, were submitted for the 64th Academy Awards in the category Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. ... The following 33 films, all from different countries, were submitted for the 65th Academy Awards in the category Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film which took place in 1993. ... The following 35 films, all from different countries, were submitted for the 66th Academy Awards in the category Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film which took place in 1994. ... The following 46 films, all from different countries, were submitted for the 67th Academy Awards in the category Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film which took place in 1995. ... The following 41 films, all from different countries, were submitted for the 68th Academy Awards in the category Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film (release at the country of origin November 1, 1994 - October 31, 1995, ceremony 1996). ... 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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