[Movies] Nine Films Advance in Best Foreign Film Oscar Category
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 12.20.2013
See what is on the shortlist...
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the shortlist for the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 86th Academy Awards. The following nine films have made the cut out of seventy-six films that had originally been nominated:
Belgium, The Broken Circle Breakdown, Felix van Groeningen, director;
Bosnia and Herzegovina, An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker, Danis Tanovic, director;
Cambodia, The Missing Picture, Rithy Panh, director;
Denmark, The Hunt, Thomas Vinterberg, director;
Germany, Two Lives, Georg Maas, director;
Hong Kong, The Grandmaster, Wong Kar-wai, director;
Hungary, The Notebook, Janos Szasz, director;
Italy, The Great Beauty, Paolo Sorrentino, director;
Palestine, Omar, Hany Abu-Assad, director.
The list will be narrowed to five nominees that will be announced along with the rest of the nominations on January 16, 2014. The Academy Awards will take place on March 2, 2014.