Movies

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

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/movie-images/2015/10/09/Movies%20regional%20others%204_0.jpg?itok=dvovzn2A

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.

Latest Reads

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/09/10/holy.jpg?itok=8rHaUINR
The biggest hollywood blockbusters will take over star movies in september

MUMBAI: The big India festive season has started and everyone is gearing up with their plans to celebrate it in the best possible avatar. When it comes to grand celebrations and larger than life content offering, no one does it better than Star Movies – the leading Hollywood destination of India.

Movies Hollywood
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/08/16/sattru.jpg?itok=byCPgOSS
Get ready for a blockbuster date with 'Saturday Premiere Nights' at 8 only on &pictures

Having an exhausting week, and still struggling to figure plans for the weekend to unwind?  Well, &pictures, is all set to take you on a transcending journey with some big-ticket actors and superhit movies through its all-new offering ‘Saturday Premiere Nights’. Starting 17th August, &...

Movies Hindi
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/08/14/carter.jpg?itok=3oDvaaY9
Critically acclaimed short film Half Full starring veteran Naseeruddin Shah and Vikrant Massey wins major accolade at ShortsTV’s Best of India Short Film Festival 2019 in Los Angeles

Critically acclaimed short films Half Full, featuring veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah and Vikrant Massey, and Counterfeit Kunkoo, written and directed by Reema Sengupta, were declared winners at ShortsTV’s Best of India Short Film Festival 2019 being held in Los Angeles.

Movies Short Films
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/06/28/movies.jpg?itok=TN01ucGX
Upcoming Bollywood Movies we are excited about in 2019

First half of 2019 saw some amazing movies like Gully Boy, Total Dhamaal and Bharat, But the later half of the year is sure to be more exciting with some really big budget Bollywood films set to release. The upcoming movies that we are really excited about in 2019 and early 2020 are… Student Of The...

Movies Hindi
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/06/04/ZEE---Vibha-Chopra-headshot.jpg?itok=jeqUqnA8
Zee Entertainment Elevates Vibha Chopra as Head of Global Syndication & International Film Distribution

Mumbai -  Mr. Mukund Cairae, Chief Operating Officer - International Business at Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL), announced the expanded role of Ms. Vibha Chopra to Head-Global Syndication & International Film Distribution at ZEEL.  She has taken over the global licensing and...

Movies International
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/05/21/hollywood.jpg?itok=gxhrAFYZ
“Hollywood Stars” - Behind TheScenes

Marvel’s latest superhero flick Avengers: Endgame has taken the Indian box office by storm, minting Rs. 157 crore within three days of release, easily raking in the highest opening weekend for a Hollywood film in the country so far.

Movies Hollywood
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/05/03/av.jpg?itok=9PVQwFz7
Cinépolis redefines the movie experience by launching ‘Cinépolis Onyx 3D’- India’s first 3D LED screen

Cinépolis, India’s 1st international and the world’s 2nd largest movie theatre circuit by attendance, today launched, ‘Cinépolis Onyx 3D’, a revolutionary ‘Onyx’ LED technology supporting 3D.

Movies Hollywood
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/04/10/insiton.jpg?itok=BTD4eKZh
Namas-K brings K-pop to India

The Korean wave has finally reached the shores of India and it is creating a sensation that is giving India’s entertainment industry an awakening to the broader spectrum of music and dramas attracting early-adopter, social media-savvy millennials.

Movies Short Films
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/04/09/Eros-International.jpg?itok=-uXQrdll
Eros International's Andhadhun Grosses Over $14 Million in China in First Weekend

Eros International Plc (NYSE: EROS) (“Eros” or “the Company”), a Global Indian Entertainment Company, today announced that Andhadhun, an engaging thriller starring Tabu, Ayushmann Khurrana and Radhika Apte has collected over $14.0 million within four days of its release in China.

Movies Hindi

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories