Magazine article Screen International

UPDATE: Best Foreign-Language Film Academy Award Submissions 2013

Magazine article Screen International

UPDATE: Best Foreign-Language Film Academy Award Submissions 2013

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New entries from Argentina, Denmark, Lebanon, Lithuania and Peru.

Submissions for the Best Foreign-Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards are coming in and will continue until October, when the full list of eligible submissions will be revealed.

Last year, a record 71 countries submitted features and the eventual winner was Austrian entry Amour, directed by Michael Haneke.

An initial nine finalists will be shortlisted, which will be whittled down to five nominees that will be announced on Jan 16, 2014.Submissions

* = new additions

* Argentina, Wakolda, Lucía PuenzoAustralia, The Rocket, Kim MordauntAustria, The Wall, Julian Pölsler

Bangladesh, Television, Mostofa Sarwar FarookiBelgium, The Broken Circle Breakdown, Felix van GroeningenBosnia and Herzegovina, An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker, Danis TanovicBrazil, Neighbouring Sounds, Kleber Mendonça FilhoBulgaria, The Colour of the Chameleon, Emil Hristov

Canada, Gabrielle, Louise ArchambaultChile, Gloria, Sebastián LelioColombia, La Playa DC, Juan Andrés ArangoCroatia, Halima's Path, Arsen Anton OstojicCzech Republic, Burning Bush, Agnieska Holland

* Denmark, The Hunt, Thomas VinterbergDominican Republic, Who's the Boss?, Ronni Castillo

Finland, Disciple, Ulrika BengtsFrance, Renoir, Gilles Bourdos

Georgia, In Bloom, Nana Ekvtimishvili, Simon GroßGermany, Two Lives, Georg MaasGreece, Boy Eating The Bird's Food, Ektoras Lygizos

Hong Kong, The Grandmaster, Wong Kar-waiHungary, The Notebook, Janosz Szasz

Iceland, Of Horses and Men, Benedikt ErlingssonIndia, The Good Road, Gyan Correa

Japan, The Great Passage, Yuya Ishii

Latvia, Mother, I Love You, Janis Nords* Lebanon, Ghadi, Amin Dora* Lithuania, Conversations on Serious Topics, Giedre BeinoriuteLuxembourg, Blind Spot, Christophe Wagner

Mexico, Heli, Amat EscalanteMontenegro, Bad Destiny, Drasko DurovicMorocco, God's Horses, Nabil Ayouch

Nepal, Soongava: Dance of the Orchids, Subarna ThapaNetherlands, Borgman, Alex van WarmerdamNew Zealand, White Lies, Dana RotbergNorway, I Am Yours, Iram Haq

Pakistan, Zinda Bhaag, Meenu Gaur, Farjad Nabi* Peru, The Cleaner, Adrian SabaPhilippines, Transit, Hannah EspiaPoland, Walesa. …

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