Day: December 16, 2016

Nine Foreign Language Films Advance in Oscar Race

On the 60th anniversary of the Foreign Language Film Category, nine films advance in Oscar race:

Australia, “Tanna,” Bentley Dean, Martin Butler, directors (trailer: https://youtu.be/Tb3Vslnviwo)

Canada, “It’s Only the End of the World,” Xavier Dolan, director (trailer: https://youtu.be/mLDP3U7gpnw)

Denmark, “Land of Mine,” Martin Zandvliet, director (trailer: https://youtu.be/-CLtk5NewrM)

Germany, “Toni Erdmann,” Maren Ade, director (trailer: https://youtu.be/j0uwi5EPnpA)

Iran, “The Salesman,” Asghar Farhadi, director (trailer: https://youtu.be/wgPdkCB7sKY)

Norway, “The King’s Choice,” Erik Poppe, director  (trailer: https://youtu.be/O0j-USnzrio)

Russia, “Paradise,” Andrei Konchalovsky, director (trailer: https://youtu.be/Sdzg77_y078)

Sweden, “A Man Called Ove,” Hannes Holm, director (trailer: https://youtu.be/oCh4iiAXuAc)

Switzerland, “My Life as a Zucchini,” Claude Barras, director (trailer: https://youtu.be/6PaHUn2nAk4).

(Source: http://www.oscars.org/news/9-foreign-language-films-advance-oscar-race)

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