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India’s ‘Court’ to compete with films from 80 countries at Oscars

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MUMBAI: India’s official entry to the Oscars - Court - will be competing with films from 80 countries in the Foreign Language Film category for the 88th Academy Awards.

 

The Oscars have this year received film entries from 81 countries in this category including Paraguay, which is a first-time entrant.

 

The Marathi language film Court is directed by Chaitanya Tamhane. Giving Court tough competition will also be renowned director Majid Majidi's Iranian film Muhammad: The Messenger of God, which is Iran’s official entry to the Oscars this year.

 

On the other hand, Paraguay’s maiden film entry for the Oscars is titled Cloudy Times, directed by Arami Ullón.

 

The 2015 submissions for the Foreign Language Film category are:

 

Afghanistan: Utopia directed by Hassan Nazer

Albania: Bota directed by Iris Elezi, Thomas Logoreci

Algeria: Twilight of Shadows directed by Mohamed Lakhdar Hamina

Argentina: The Clan directed by Pablo Trapero

Australia: Arrows of the Thunder Dragon directed by Greg Sneddon

Austria: Goodnight Mommy directed by Veronika Franz, Severin Fiala

Bangladesh: Jalal's Story directed by Abu Shahed Emon

Belgium: The Brand New Testament directed by Jaco Van Dormael

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Our Everyday Story directed by Ines Tanovic

Brazil: The Second Mother directed by Anna Muylaert

Bulgaria: The Judgment directed by Stephan Komandarev

Cambodia: The Last Reel directed by Sotho Kulikar

Canada: Félix and Meira directed by Maxime Giroux

Chile: The Club directed by Pablo Larraín

China: Go Away Mr. Tumor directed by Han Yan

Colombia: Embrace of the Serpent directed by Ciro Guerra

Costa Rica: Imprisoned directed by Esteban Ramírez

Croatia: The High Sun directed by Dalibor Matanic

Czech Republic: Home Care directed by Slavek Horak

Denmark: A War directed by Tobias Lindholm

Dominican Republic: Sand Dollars directed by Laura Amelia Guzman, Israel Cardenas

Estonia: 1944 directed by Elmo Nüganen

Ethiopia: Lamb directed by Yared Zeleke

Finland: The Fencer directed by Klaus Haro

France: Mustang directed by Deniz Gamze Erguven

Georgia: Moira directed by Levan Tutberidze

Germany: Labyrinth of Lies directed by Giulio Ricciarelli

Greece: Xenia directed by Panos H. Koutras

Guatemala: Ixcanul directed by Jayro Bustamante

Hong Kong: To the Fore directed by Dante Lam

Hungary: Son of Saul directed by Laszlo Nemes

Iceland: Rams directed by Grímur Hákonarson

India: Court directed by Chaitanya Tamhane

Iran: Muhammad: The Messenger of God directed by Majid Majidi

Iraq: Memories on Stone directed by Shawkat Amin Korki

Ireland: Viva directed by Paddy Breathnach

Israel: Baba Joon directed by Yuval Delshad

Italy: Don't Be Bad directed by Claudio Caligari

Ivory Coast: Run directed by Philippe Lacote

Japan: 100 Yen Love directed by Masaharu Take

Jordan: Theeb directed by Naji Abu Nowar

Kazakhstan: Stranger directed by Yermek Tursunov

Kosovo: Babai directed by Visar Morina

Kyrgyzstan: Heavenly Nomadic directed by Mirlan Abdykalykov

Latvia: Modris directed by Juris Kursietis

Lebanon: Void directed by Naji Bechara, Jad Beyrouthy, Zeina Makki, Tarek Korkomaz, Christelle

Ighniades: Maria Abdel Karim directed by Salim Haber

Lithuania: The Summer of Sangaile directed by Alante Kavaite

Luxembourg: Baby (A)lone directed by Donato Rotunno

Macedonia: Honey Night directed by Ivo Trajkov

Malaysia: Men Who Save the World directed by Liew Seng Tat

Mexico: 600 Miles directed by Gabriel Ripstein

Montenegro: You Carry Me directed by Ivona Juka

Morocco: Aida directed by Driss Mrini

Nepal: Talakjung vs Tulke directed by Basnet Nischal

Netherlands: The Paradise Suite directed by Joost van Ginkel

Norway: The Wave directed by Roar Uthaug

Pakistan: Moor directed by Jami

Palestine: The Wanted 18 directed by Amer Shomali, Paul Cowan

Paraguay: Cloudy Times directed by Arami Ullón

Peru: NN directed by Hector Galvez

Philippines: Heneral Luna directed by Jerrold Tarog

Poland: 11 Minutes directed by Jerzy Skolimowski

Portugal: Arabian Nights – Volume 2, The Desolate One directed by Miguel Gomes

Romania: Aferim! directed by Radu Jude

Russia: Sunstroke directed by Nikita Mikhalkov

Serbia: Enclave directed by Goran Radovanovic

Singapore: 7 Letters directed by Royston Tan, Kelvin Tong, Eric Khoo, Jack Neo, Tan Pin Pin, Boo Junfeng, K. Rajagopal

Slovakia: Goat directed by Ivan Ostrochovsky

Slovenia: The Tree directed by Sonja Prosenc

South Africa: The Two of Us directed by Ernest Nkosi

South Korea: The Throne directed by Lee Joon-ik

Spain: Flowers directed by Jon Garano, Jose Mari Goenaga

Sweden: A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence directed by Roy Andersson

Switzerland: Iraqi Odyssey directed by Samir

Taiwan: The Assassin directed by Hou Hsiao-hsien

Thailand: How to Win at Checkers (Every Time) directed by Josh Kim

Turkey: Sivas directed by Kaan Mujdeci

United Kingdom: Under Milk Wood directed by Kevin Allen

Uruguay: A Moonless Night directed by German Tejeira

Venezuela: Gone with the River directed by Mario Crespo

Vietnam: Jackpot directed by Dustin Nguyen

 

The 88th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on 14 January, 2016 at the Academy’s Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills.

 

The 88th Oscars will be held on 28 February, 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. The Oscar presentation will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

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