Nine Foreign Films On Oscar Shortlist

Nine films have made it to the next round of voting for the best foreign-language feature awards at this year’s upcoming Oscars. The films are:

3 Monkeys (Turkey), The Baader Meinhof Complex (Germany), The Class (France), Departures (Japan), Everlasting Moments (Sweden), The Necessities of Life (Canada), Revanche (Austria), Tear This Heart Out (Mexico), Waltz with Bashir (Israel)

The shortlist will be whittled down to the five 2008 nominees by specially selected committees in New York and Los Angeles over the weekend for announcement next Thursday.