Record number of countries have a chance at winning Oscar for foreign language film
Films from over 85 countries this year to an Oscar for best foreign film. A record, as was The Academy of Motion Pictures that the statues reach out, Tuesday know.
On 24 January next year, the five nominated films will be published, so many films will still lose weight. “But the interest is growing and there are more and more good movies being made”, was a spokesperson for The Academy know.
Yemen is doing this year for the first time in the battle for the coveted golden statuette with the film I Am Nojoor, 10 Years Old And Divorced by the director Khadija Al-Salami. Last year, the Hungarian film Son of Saul there with an Oscar here.
The netherlands has the feature film Tonio by Paula van der Oest submitted. On 26 February, the Oscars were awarded to the winners at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood. Elle by Paul Verhoeven is this year’s French submission for the Oscars.
Watch the trailer of the Dutch entry for Tonio: