71 Countries In Race for the Foreign Language Film Oscar

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A record 71 countries, including first-time entry Kenya, have submitted films for consideration for the best foreign language film Academy Award.

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Afghanistan, The Patience Stone, Atiq Rahimi, director;

Albania, Pharmakon, Joni Shanaj, director;

Algeria, Zabana!, Said Ould Khelifa, director;

Argentina, Clandestine Childhood, Benjamín Ávila, director;

Armenia, If Only Everyone, Natalia Belyauskene, director;

Australia, Lore, Cate Shortland, director;

Austria, Amour, Michael Haneke, director;

Azerbaijan, Buta, Ilgar Najaf, director;

Bangladesh, Pleasure Boy Komola, Humayun Ahmed, director;

Belgium, Our Children, Joachim Lafosse, director;

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Children of Sarajevo, Aida Begic, director;

Brazil, The Clown, Selton Mello, director;

Bulgaria, Sneakers, Valeri Yordanov and Ivan Vladimirov, directors;

Cambodia, Lost Loves, Chhay Bora, director;

Canada, War Witch, Kim Nguyen, director;

Chile, No, Pablo Larraín, director;

China, Caught in the Web, Chen Kaige, director;

Colombia, The Snitch Cartel, Carlos Moreno, director;

Croatia, Vegetarian Cannibal, Branko Schmidt, director;

Czech Republic, In the Shadow, David Ondrícek, director;

Denmark, A Royal Affair, Nikolaj Arcel, director;

Dominican Republic, Jaque Mate, José María Cabral, director;

Estonia, Mushrooming, Toomas Hussar, director;

Finland, Purge, Antti J. Jokinen, director;

France, The Intouchables, Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano, directors;

Georgia, Keep Smiling, Rusudan Chkonia, director;

Germany, Barbara, Christian Petzold, director;

Greece, Unfair World, Filippos Tsitos, director;

Greenland, Inuk, Mike Magidson, director;

Hong Kong, Life without Principle, Johnnie To, director;

Hungary, Just the Wind, Bence Fliegauf, director;

Iceland, The Deep, Baltasar Kormákur, director;

India, Barfi!, Anurag Basu, director;

Indonesia, The Dancer, Ifa Isfansyah, director;

Israel, Fill the Void, Rama Burshtein, director;

Italy, Caesar Must Die, Paolo Taviani and Vittorio Taviani, directors;

Japan, Our Homeland, Yang Yonghi, director;

Kazakhstan, Myn Bala: Warriors of the Steppe, Akan Satayev, director;

Kenya, Nairobi Half Life, David 'Tosh' Gitonga, director;

Kyrgyzstan, The Empty Home, Nurbek Egen, director;

Latvia, Gulf Stream Under the Iceberg, Yevgeny Pashkevich, director;

Lithuania, Ramin, Audrius Stonys, director;

Macedonia, The Third Half, Darko Mitrevski, director;

Malaysia, Bunohan, Dain Iskandar Said, director;

Mexico, After Lucia, Michel Franco, director;

Morocco, Death for Sale, Faouzi Bensaïdi, director;

Netherlands, Kauwboy, Boudewijn Koole, director;

Norway, Kon-Tiki, Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg, directors;

Palestine, When I Saw You, Annemarie Jacir, director;

Peru, The Bad Intentions, Rosario García-Montero, director;

Philippines, Bwakaw, Jun Robles Lana, director;

Poland, 80 Million, Waldemar Krzystek, director;

Portugal, Blood of My Blood, João Canijo, director;

Romania, Beyond the Hills, Cristian Mungiu, director;

Russia, White Tiger, Karen Shakhnazarov, director;

Serbia, When Day Breaks, Goran Paskaljevic, director;

Singapore, Already Famous, Michelle Chong, director;

Slovak Republic, Made in Ash, Iveta Grófová, director;

Slovenia, A Trip, Nejc Gazvoda, director;

South Africa, Little One, Darrell James Roodt, director;

South Korea, Pieta, Kim Ki-duk, director;

Spain, Blancanieves, Pablo Berger, director;

Sweden, The Hypnotist, Lasse Hallström, director;

Switzerland, Sister, Ursula Meier, director;

Taiwan, Touch of the Light, Chang Jung-Chi, director;

Thailand, Headshot, Pen-ek Ratanaruang, director;

Turkey, Where the Fire Burns, Ismail Gunes, director;

Ukraine, The Firecrosser, Mykhailo Illienko, director;

Uruguay, The Delay, Rodrigo Plá, director;

Venezuela, Rock, Paper, Scissors, Hernán Jabes, director;

Vietnam, The Scent of Burning Grass, Nguyen Huu Muoi, director.

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