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  • Jake
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    63 official contenders for 2011 (update – February 2012):

    Albania: “Amnesty”, directed by Bujar Alimani.
    Argentina: “Aballay”, directed by Fernando Spiner.
    Austria: “Breathing”, directed by Karl Markovics.
    Belgium: “Bullhead”, directed by Michael R. Roskam. NOMINATION
    Bosnia and Herzegovina: “Belvedere”, directed by Ahmed Imamović.
    Brazil: “Tropa de Elite 2”, directed by Jose Padilha.
    Bulgaria: “Tilt”, directed by Viktor Chouchkov.
    Canada: “Monsieur Lazhar”, directed by Philippe Falardeau. NOMINATION
    Chile: “Violeta”, directed by Andres Wood.
    China: “The Flowers of War”, directed by Zhang Yimou.
    Colombia: “The Colors of the Mountain”, directed by Carlos Cesar Arbelaez.
    Croatia: “72 Days”, directed by Danilo Serbedzija.   
    Cuba: “Habanastation”, directed by Ian Padron.
    Czech Republic: “Alois Nebel”, directed by Tomas Lunak.
    Denmark: “SuperClasico”, directed by Ole Christian Madsen. Shortlist
    Dominican Republic: “Love Child”, directed by Leticia Tonos.
    Egypt: “Lust”, directed by Khaled El Hagar.
    Estonia: “Letters to Angel”, directed by Sulev Keedus.
    Finland: “Le Havre”, directed by Aki Kaurismaki.
    France: “Declaration of War”, directed by Valerie Donzelli.
    Georgia: “Chantrapas”, directed by Otar Iosseliani.
    Germany: “Pina”, directed by Wim Wenders. Shortlist
    Greece: “Attenberg”, directed by Athina Rachel Tsangari.
    Hong Kong: “A Simple Life”, directed by Ann Hui.
    Hungary: “The Turin Horse”, directed by Bela Tarr.
    Iceland: “Volcano”, directed by Runar Runarsson.
    India: “Adaminte Makan Abu”, directed by Salim Ahamed.
    Indonesia: “Under the Protecion of Ka’Ba”, directed by Hanny Saputra.
    Iran: “Nader and Simin, A Separaton”, directed by Asghar Farhadi. WIN
    Ireland: “As If I Am Not There”, directed by Juanita Wilson.
    Israel: “Footnote”, directed by Joseph Cedar. NOMINATION
    Italy: “Terraferma”, directed by Emanuele Crialese.
    Japan: “Postcard”, directed by Kaneto Shindo.
    Kazakhstan: “Returning to the A”, directed by Egor Mikhalov-Konchalovskiy.
    Lebanon: “Where Do We Go Now?”, directed by Nadine Labaki.
    Lithuania: “Back to Your Arms”, directed by Kristijonas Vildziunas.
    Macedonia: “Punk’s Not Dead”, directed by Vladimir Blazevski.
    Mexico: “Miss Bala”, directed by Gerardo Naranjo.
    Morocco: “Omar Killed Me”, directed by Roschdy Zem. Shortlist
    Netherlands: “Sonny Boy”, directed by Maria Peters.
    New Zealand: “The Orator”, directed by Tusi Tamasese.
    Norway: “Happy, Happy”, directed by Anne Sewitsky.
    Peru: “October”, directed by Daniel Vega Vidal.
    Phililppines: “The Woman in the Septic Tank”, directed by Marlon Rivera.
    Poland: “In Darkness”, directed by Agnieszka Holland. NOMINATION
    Portugal: “Jose & Pilar”, directed by Miguel Goncalves Mendes.
    Romania: “Morgen”, directed by Marian Crisan.
    Russia: “Burnt by the Sun 2: Citadel”, directed by Nikita Mikhalkov.
    Serbia: “Montevideo, God Bless You!”, directed by Dragan Bjelogrlić.
    Singapore: “Tatsumi”, directed by Eric Khoo.
    Slovakia: “Gypsy”, directed by Martin Sulik.
    South Africa: “Beauty”, directed by Oliver Hermanus.
    South Korea: “The Front Line”, directed by Jang Hun.
    Spain: “Black Bread”, directed by Agusti Villaronga.
    Sweden: “Beyond”, directed by Pernilla August.
    Switzerland: “Summer Games”, directed by Rolando Colla.
    Taiwan: “Seediq Bale”, directed by Wei Te-Sheng. Shortlist
    Thailand: “Kon Khon”, directed by Sarunyu Wongkrachang.
    Turkey: “Once Upon a Time in Anatolia”, directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan.
    United Kingdom: “Patagonia”, directed by Marc Evans.
    Uruguay: “The Silent House”, directed by Gustavo Hernandez.
    Venezuela: “The Rumor of the Stones”, directed by Alejandro Bellame.
    Vietnam: “Thang Long Aspiration”, directed by Lu’u Trong Ninh. 

    Disqualified:
    Slovenia: “Silent Sonata”, directed by Janez Burger.

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    Ed
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    I believe France will pick “The Artist” and Portugal will pick “Mysteries of Lisbon”

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    sam
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    I think India is going to pick “7 Murders Forgiven”, directed by Vishal Bhardwaj.

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    Cristi Mois
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    Romania picked “Morgen” directed by Marian Crisan.

     

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    Jake
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    Romania picked “Morgen” directed by Marian Crisan.

     

     

    Thank you. Turkey submitted its co-winner of Grand Prix of Cannes Film Festival, “Once Upon a Time in Anatolia”.

     

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    Jake
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    Morocco and Venezuela added.

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    Jake
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    South Korea added.

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    Jake
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    Austria added.

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    Jake
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    Serbia, Norway and Hungary added. 10 official contenders by now.

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    Jake
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    Netherlands added.

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    Jake
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    Taiwan and Sweden added.

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    Jake
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    Japan and Germany added.

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    Jake
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    Lebanon added.

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    Jake
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    I believe France will pick “The Artist” and Portugal will pick “Mysteries of Lisbon”

     

    Your second prediction turned out to be not accurate as Portugal picked “Jose & Pilar”.

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    Jake
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    Iran added.

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