Nine foreign language films make Oscar shortlist

Jan 16, 2007 by Ian Evans

Nine films will move on in the process that will select the five nominees in the Foreign Language Film category for the 79th Academy Awards®.

The films, listed in alphabetical order by country, are:

  • Algeria, Days of Glory, Rachid Bouchareb, director
  • Canada, Water, Deepa Mehta, director
  • Denmark, After the Wedding, Susanne Bier, director
  • France, Avenue Montaigne, Daniele Thompson, director
  • Germany, The Lives of Others, Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, director
  • Mexico, Pan’s Labyrinth, Guillermo del Toro, director
  • The Netherlands, Black Book, Paul Verhoeven, director
  • Spain, Volver, Pedro Almodovar, director
  • Switzerland, Vitus, Fredi M. Murer, director

Screenings held for the selection committee will take place this weekend and on Tuesday, January 23rd, the five nominees will be announced.

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