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    This will serve as the thread for submissions for Best International Film (previously known as Best Foreign Language Film) for the 92nd Academy Awards:

    Albania: The Delegation (dir. Bujar Alimani)
    Algeria: Papicha (dir. Mounia Meddour)
    Argentina: Heroic Losers (dir. Sebastian Borenzstein)
    Armenia: Lengthy Night (dir. Edgar Baghdasaryan)
    Australia: Buoyancy (dir. Rodd Rathjen)
    Bangladesh: Alpha (dir. Nasiruddin Yousuff)
    Belarus: Debut (dir. Anastasiya Miroshnichenko)
    Belgium: Our Mothers (dir. Cesar Diaz)
    Bolivia: I Miss You (dir. Rodrigo Bellott)
    Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Son (dir. Ines Tanović)
    Brazil: Invisible Life (dir. Karim Ainouz)
    Bulgaria: Ága (dir. Milko Lazarov)
    Cambodia: In The Life Of Music (dir. Caylee So and Sok Visal)
    Canada: Antigone (dir. Sophie Deraspe)
    Chile: Spider (dir. Andres Wood)
    China: Ne Zha (dir. Yu Yang)
    Colombia: Monos (dir. Alejandro Landes)
    Costa Rica: The Awakening Of The Ants (dir. Antonella Sudasassi)
    Croatia: Mali (dir. Antonio Nuic)
    Cuba: A Translator (dir. Rodrigo Barriuso and Sebastian Barriuso)
    Czech Republic: The Painted Bird (dir. Vaclav Marhoul) Oscar Shortlist
    Denmark: Queen Of Hearts (dir. May el-Toukhy)
    Dominican Republic: The Projectionist (dir. José Maria Cabral)
    Ecuador: The Longest Night (dir. Gabriela Calvache)
    Egypt: Poisonous Roses (dir. Fawzi Selah)
    Estonia: Truth And Justice (dir. Tanel Toom) Oscar Shortlist
    Ethiopia: Running Against The Wind (dir. Jan Philipp Weyl)
    Finland: Stupid Young Heart (dir. Selma Vilhunen)
    France: Les Miserables (dir. Ladj Ly) OSCAR NOMINEE
    Georgia: Shindisi (dir. Dito Tsintsadze)
    Germany: System Crasher (dir. Nora Fingscheidt)
    Ghana: Azali (dir. Kwabena Gyansah)
    Greece: When Tomatoes Met Wagner (dir. Marianna Economou)
    Honduras: Blood, Passion, And Coffee (dir. Carlos Membreño)
    Hong Kong: The White Storm 2: Drug Lords (dir. Herman Yau)
    Hungary: Those Who Remained (dir. Barnabas Toth) Oscar Shortlist
    Iceland: A White, White Day (dir. Hlynur Pálmason)
    India: Gully Boy (dir. Zoya Akhtar)
    Indonesia: Memories Of My Body (dir. Garin Nugroho)
    Iran: Finding Farideh (dir. Kourosh Ataee and Azadeh Mousavi)
    Ireland: Gaza (dir. Garry Keane and Andrew McConnell)
    Israel: Incitement (dir. Yaron Zilberman)
    Italy: The Traitor (dir. Marco Bellocchio)
    Japan: Weathering With You (dir. Makoto Shinkai)
    Kazakhstan: Kazakh Khanate: Golden Throne (dir. Rustem Abdrashev)
    Kenya: Subira (dir. Ravneet Chadha)
    Kosovo: Zana (dir. Antoneta Kastrati)
    Kyrgyzstan: Aurora (dir. Bekzat Pirmatov)
    Latvia: The Mover (dir. Davis Simanis)
    Lebanon: 1982 (dir. Oualid Mouaness)
    Lithuania: Bridges Of Time (dir. Kristine Briede and Audrius Stonys)
    Luxembourg: Tel Aviv On Fire (dir. Sameh Zoabi)
    Malaysia: M For Malaysia (dir. Dian Lee and Ineza Roussille)
    Mexico: The Chambermaid (dir. Lila Aviles)
    Mongolia: The Steed (dir. Erdenebileg Ganbold)
    Montenegro: Neverending Past (dir. Andro Martinovic)
    Morocco: Adam (dir. Maryam Touzani)
    Nepal: Bulbul (dir. Binod Paudel)
    Netherlands: Instinct (dir. Halina Reijn)
    North Macedonia: Honeyland (dir. Tamara Kotevska and Ljubomir Stefanov) OSCAR NOMINEE
    Norway: Out Stealing Horses (dir. Hans Petter Moland)
    Pakistan: Laal Kabootar (dir. Kamal Khan)
    Palestine: It Must Be Heaven (dir. Elia Suleiman)
    Panama: Everybody Changes (dir. Arturo Montenegro)
    Peru: Retalbo (dir. Alvaro Delgado-Aparicio)
    Philippines: Verdict (dir. Raymund Ribay Gutierrez)
    Poland: Corpus Christi (dir. Jan Komasa) OSCAR NOMINEE
    Portugal: The Domain (dir. Tiago Guedes)
    Romania: The Whistlers (dir. Corneliu Porumboui)
    Russia: Beanpole (dir. Kantemir Balagov) Oscar Shortlist
    Saudi Arabia: The Perfect Candidate (dir. Haifaa Al-Mansour)
    Senegal: Atlantics (dir. Mati Diop) Oscar Shortlist
    Serbia: King Peter I (dir. Petar Ristovski)
    Singapore: A Land Imagined (dir. Yeo Siew Hua)
    Slovakia: Let There Be Light (dir. Marko Skop)
    Slovenia: History Of Love (dir. Sonjan Prosenc)
    South Africa: Knuckle City (dir. Jahmil X.T. Qubeka)
    South Korea: Parasite (dir. Bong Joon-ho) OSCAR WINNER!!
    Spain: Pain And Glory (dir. Pedro Almodovar) OSCAR NOMINEE
    Sweden: And Then We Danced (dir. Levan Akin)
    Switzerland: Wolkenbruch’s Wondrous Journey Into The Arms Of A Shiksa (dir. Michael Steiner)
    Taiwan: Dear Ex (dir. Chih-yeh Hsu and Mag Hsu)
    Thailand: Krasue: Inhuman Kiss (dir. Sittisiri Mongkolsiri)
    Tunisia: Dear Son (dir. Mohamed Ben Attia)
    Turkey: Commitment (dir. Semih Kaplanoglu)
    Ukraine: Homeward (dir. Nariman Aliev)
    United Kingdom: The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind (dir. Chiwetel Ejiofor)
    Uruguay: The Moneychanger (dir. Federico Veiroj)
    Uzbekistan: Hot Bread (dir. Umid Khamdamov)
    Venezuela: Being Impossible (dir. Patricia Ortega)
    Vietnam: Furie (dir. Le-Van Kiet)

    Also, as more and more submissions are revealed, feel free to offer your predictions as to what you think the shortlist contenders will be as well as the official nominees and eventual winner.

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    The first submission is Papicha from Algeria. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/oscars-algeria-picks-papicha-best-international-film-category-1224307

    let’s go there Africa

    FYC:

    Chromatica: Album of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album.

    Rain On Me: Song of the Year, Record of the Year, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, Best Music Video.

    Alice: Best Pop Solo Performance

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    Switzerland has selected Wolkenbruch’s Wondrous Journey Into The Arms Of A Shiksa as its entry. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/oscars-switzerland-selects-wolkenbruch-international-feature-1230429

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    I actually AM kind of surprised South Korea made the right choice after they snubbed The Handmaiden a while back.

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    Ah shit,Here we go again.

    "Dearest Anita,..."failing to nominated for HK Film Awards is unjust

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    Ah shit,Here we go again.

    What do you mean?

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    <p style=”text-align: center;”>I mean,when Korea send a Palme winning movie, There’s no way for them to lose.</p>
     

    Except there is a international film qualified for the Best Pic…

    "Dearest Anita,..."failing to nominated for HK Film Awards is unjust

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    <p style=”text-align: center;”>I mean,when Korea send a Palme winning movie, There’s no way for them to lose.</p> Except there is a international film qualified for the Best Pic…

    what do you mean please elaborate?

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    As you know,Parasite won in Cannes.

    There’s no way for the other films to beat it.

    "Dearest Anita,..."failing to nominated for HK Film Awards is unjust

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    As you know,Parasite won in Cannes. There’s no way for the other films to beat it.

    Korea is thirsty for that Oscar. They had so many chances to be nominated with burning being their closest chance ever. Now they ain’t playing they know what they want and are going for the blood prize. They want thei FIRST ever nomination to be their FIRST win

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    Korea is thirsty for that Oscar. They had so many chances to be nominated with burning being their closest chance ever. Now they ain’t playing they know what they want and are going for the blood prize. They want thei FIRST ever nomination to be their FIRST win

    they might still lose. Everything is possible

    FYC:

    Chromatica: Album of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album.

    Rain On Me: Song of the Year, Record of the Year, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, Best Music Video.

    Alice: Best Pop Solo Performance

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