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76 Foreign Oscar Entries Announced

By Garth Franklin Monday October 7th 2013 02:24PM

The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has released the list of the 76 countries and their submissions officially competing for the 2014 Foreign Language Film Oscar.

Amongst the high profile entries this year are Australia's "The Rocket," Denmark's "The Hunt," France's "Renoir," Wong Kar-wai's "The Grandmaster," Iran's "The Past," and Saudi Arabia's "Wadjda".

The nominations will be announced on January 16th 2014 ahead of the ceremony on March 2nd. Here is the complete list:

Afghanistan, "Wajma – An Afghan Love Story," Barmak Akram
Albania, "Agon," Robert Budina
Argentina, "The German Doctor," Lucía Puenzo
Australia, "The Rocket," Kim Mordaunt
Austria, "The Wall," Julian Pölsler
Azerbaijan, "Steppe Man," Shamil Aliyev
Bangladesh, "Television," Mostofa Sarwar Farooki
Belgium, "The Broken Circle Breakdown," Felix van Groeningen
Bosnia and Herzegovina, "An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker," Danis Tanovic
Brazil, "Neighboring Sounds," Kleber Mendonça Filho
Bulgaria, "The Color of the Chameleon," Emil Hristov
Cambodia, "The Missing Picture," Rithy Panh
Canada, "Gabrielle," Louise Archambault
Chad, "GriGris," Mahamat-Saleh Haroun
Chile, "Gloria," Sebastián Lelio
China, "Back to 1942," Feng Xiaogang
Colombia, "La Playa DC," Juan Andrés Arango
Croatia, "Halima’s Path," Arsen Anton Ostojic
Czech Republic, "The Don Juans," Jiri Menzel
Denmark, "The Hunt," Thomas Vinterberg
Dominican Republic, "Quien Manda?" Ronni Castillo
Ecuador, "The Porcelain Horse," Javier Andrade
Egypt, "Winter of Discontent," Ibrahim El Batout
Estonia, "Free Range," Veiko Ounpuu
Finland, "Disciple," Ulrika Bengts
France, "Renoir," Gilles Bourdos
Georgia, "In Bloom," Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Gross
s Germany, "Two Lives," Georg Maas
Greece, "Boy Eating the Bird’s Food," Ektoras Lygizos
Hong Kong, "The Grandmaster," Wong Kar-wai
Hungary, "The Notebook," Janos Szasz
Iceland, "Of Horses and Men," Benedikt Erlingsson
India, "The Good Road," Gyan Correa
Indonesia, "Sang Kiai," Rako Prijanto
Iran, "The Past," Asghar Farhadi
Israel, "Bethlehem," Yuval Adler
Italy, "The Great Beauty," Paolo Sorrentino
Japan, "The Great Passage," Ishii Yuya
Kazakhstan, "Shal," Yermek Tursunov
Latvia, "Mother, I Love You," Janis Nords
Lebanon, "Blind Intersections," Lara Saba
Lithuania, "Conversations on Serious Topics," Giedre Beinoriute
Luxembourg, "Blind Spot," Christophe Wagner
Mexico, "Heli," Amat Escalante
Moldova, "All God’s Children," Adrian Popovici
Montenegro, "Ace of Spades - Bad Destiny," Drasko Djurovic
Morocco, "Horses of God," Nabil Ayouch
Nepal, "Soongava: Dance of the Orchids," Subarna Thapa
Netherlands, "Borgman," Alex van Warmerdam
New Zealand, "White Lies," Dana Rotberg
Norway, "I Am Yours," Iram Haq
Pakistan, "Zinda Bhaag," Meenu Gaur and Farjad Nabi
s Palestine, "Omar," Hany Abu-Assad
Peru, "The Cleaner," Adrian Saba
Philippines, "Transit," Hannah Espia
Poland, "Walesa. Man of Hope," Andrzej Wajda
Portugal, "Lines of Wellington," Valeria Sarmiento
Romania, "Child’s Pose," Calin Peter Netzer
Russia, "Stalingrad," Fedor Bondarchuk
Saudi Arabia, "Wadjda," Haifaa Al Mansour
Serbia, "Circles," Srdan Golubovic
Singapore, "Ilo Ilo," Anthony Chen
Slovak Republic, "My Dog Killer," Mira Fornay
Slovenia, "Class Enemy," Rok Bicek
South Africa, "Four Corners," Ian Gabriel
South Korea, "Juvenile Offender," Kang Yi-kwan
Spain, "15 Years Plus a Day," Gracia Querejeta
Sweden, "Eat Sleep Die," Gabriela Pichler
Switzerland, "More than Honey," Markus Imhoof
Taiwan, "Soul," Chung Mong-Hong
Thailand, "Countdown," Nattawut Poonpiriya
Turkey, "The Butterfly’s Dream," Yilmaz Erdogan
Ukraine, "Paradjanov," Serge Avedikian and Olena Fetisova
United Kingdom, "Metro Manila," Sean Ellis
Uruguay, "Anina," Alfredo Soderguit
Venezuela, "Breach in the Silence," Luis Alejandro Rodríguez and Andrés Eduardo Rodríguez

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