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63 qualify for Foreign Language Oscar race

Oct. 13, 2011 at 9:46 PM   |   Comments

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Sixty-three countries have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for Hollywood's 84th annual Academy Awards, organizers said.

Here is a list of the 2011 submissions:

Albania, "Amnesty" by director Bujar Alimani

Argentina, "Aballay" by Fernando Spiner

Austria, "Breathing" by Karl Markovics

Belgium, "Bullhead" by Michael R. Roskam

Bosnia and Herzegovina, "Belvedere" by Ahmed Imamovic

Brazil, "Elite Squad: The Enemy Within" by Jose Padilha

Bulgaria, "Tilt" by Viktor Chouchkov Jr.

Canada, "Monsieur Lazhar" by Philippe Falardeau

Chile, "Violeta Went to Heaven" by Andres Wood

China, "The Flowers of War" by Zhang Yimou

Colombia, "The Colors of the Mountain" by Carlos Cesar Arbelaez

Croatia, "72 Days" by Danilo Serbedzija

Cuba, "Havanastation" by Ian Padron

Czech Republic, "Alois Nebel" by Tomas Lunak

Denmark, "Superclasico" by Ole Christian Madsen

Dominican Republic, "Love Child" by Leticia Tonos

Egypt, "Lust" by Khaled el Hagar

Estonia, "Letters to Angel" by Sulev Keedus

Finland, "Le Havre" by Aki Kaurismaki

France, "Declaration of War" by Valerie Donzelli

Georgia, "Chantrapas" by Otar Iosseliani

Germany, "Pina" by Wim Wenders

Greece, "Attenberg" by Athina Rachel Tsangari

Hong Kong, "A Simple Life" by Ann Hui

Hungary, "The Turin Horse" by Beela Tarr

Iceland, "Volcano" by Runar Runarsson

India, "Abu, Son of Adam" by Salim Ahamed

Indonesia, "Under the Protection of Ka'Bah" by Hanny R. Saputra

Iran, "A Separation" by Asghar Farhadi

Ireland, "As If I Am Not There" by Juanita Wilson

Israel, "Footnote" by Joseph Cedar

Italy, "Terraferma" by Emanuele Crialese

Japan, "Postcard" by Kaneto Shindo

Kazakhstan, "Returning to the 'A'" by Egor Mikhalkov-Konchalovsky

Lebanon, "Where Do We Go Now?" by Nadine Labaki

Lithuania, "Back to Your Arms" by Kristijonas Vildziunas

Macedonia, "Punk Is Not Dead" by Vladimir Blazevski

Mexico, "Miss Bala" by Gerardo Naranjo

Morocco, "Omar Killed Me" by Roschdy Zem

Netherlands, "Sonny Boy" by Maria Peters

New Zealand, "The Orator" by Tusi Tamasese

Norway, "Happy, Happy" by Anne Sewitsky

Peru, "October" by Diego Vega and Daniel Vega

Philippines, "The Woman in the Septic Tank" by Marlon N. Rivera

Poland, "In Darkness" by Agnieszka Holland

Portugal, "Jose and Pilar" by Miguel Goncalves Mendes

Romania, "Morgen" by Marian Crisan

Russia, "Burnt by the Sun 2: The Citadel" by Nikita Mikhalkov

Serbia, "Montevideo: Taste of a Dream" by Dragan Bjelogrlic

Singapore, "Tatsumi" by Eric Khoo

Slovak Republic, "Gypsy" by Martin Sulik

South Africa, "Beauty" by Oliver Hermanus

South Korea, "The Front Line" by Jang Hun

Spain, "Black Bread" by Agusti Villaronga

Sweden, "Beyond" by Pernilla August

Switzerland, "Summer Games" by Rolando Colla

Taiwan, "Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale" by Wei Te-sheng

Thailand, "Kon Khon" by Sarunyu Wongkrachang

Turkey, "Once upon a Time in Anatolia" by Nuri Bilge Ceylan

United Kingdom, "Patagonia" by Marc Evans

Uruguay, "The Silent House" by Gustavo Hernandez

Venezuela, "Rumble of the Stones" by Alejandro Bellame Palacios

Vietnam, "The Prince and the Pagoda Boy" by Luu Trong Ninh

The 84th Academy Awards nominations are to be announced live Jan. 24 at the Academy's Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif.

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