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‘No’ on Academy’s Foreign Language Film Shortlist

Academy Announces Foreign Oscar Shortlist; ‘Amour,’ ‘Intouchables’ In; ‘Barbara’ Out

Nine films will advance to the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 85th Academy Awards®. Seventy-one films had originally qualified in the category.

The films, listed in alphabetical order by country, are:

Austria, “Amour,” Michael Haneke, director

Canada, “War Witch,” Kim Nguyen, director

Chile, “No,” Pablo Larraín, director

Denmark, “A Royal Affair,” Nikolaj Arcel, director

France, “The Intouchables,” Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano, directors

Iceland, “The Deep,” Baltasar Kormákur, director 

Norway, “Kon-Tiki,” Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg, directors

Romania, “Beyond the Hills,” Cristian Mungiu, director

Switzerland, “Sister,” Ursula Meier, director. 

See the full aritcle here