Australian Film Institute Award for Best Foreign Film

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Best Foreign Film
AACTA Award
Country Australia
Presented by Australian Film Institute (AFI)
First awarded 1992
Last awarded 2004
Official website http://www.aacta.org

The Australian Film Institute Award for Best Foreign Film was an award presented by the Australian Film Institute (AFI), for a film made outside of Australia in English or non-English language. It was handed out at the Australian Film Institute Awards (known commonly as the AFI Awards), which are now the AACTA Awards after the establishment of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA), by the AFI.[1] The Award was handed out from 1992–2004.[2]

Winners and nominees[edit]

In the following table, films listed first in boldface and highlighted in gold are the winners. Those that are not in boldface or highlighted are the nominees.[2]

  Winner marked in a separate colour
Year Film title Original title Country(ies) Recipient(s)
1992
(34th)
Truly, Madly, Deeply Truly, Madly, Deeply United Kingdom United Kingdom Robert Cooper
1993
(35th)
The Crying Game The Crying Game United Kingdom United Kingdom Stephen Woolley
1993
(35th)
The Player The Player United States United States David Brown, Michael Tolkin and Nick Wechsler
1993
(35th)
Raise the Red Lantern Dà Hóng Dēnglóng Gāogāo Guà
大紅燈籠高高掛
China China
Hong Kong Hong Kong
Taiwan Taiwan
Chiu Fu-sheng
1993
(35th)
Husbands and Wives Husbands and Wives United States United States Robert Greenhut
1994
(36th)
Four Weddings and a Funeral Four Weddings and a Funeral United Kingdom United Kingdom Duncan Kenworthy
1994
(36th)
Like Water for Chocolate Como agua para chocolate Mexico Mexico Alfonso Arau
1994
(36th)
Schindler's List Schindler's List United States United States Branko Lustig, Gerald R. Molen and Steven Spielberg
1994
(36th)
In the Name of the Father In the Name of the Father Republic of Ireland Ireland
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Jim Sheridan
1995
(37th)
Once Were Warriors Once Were Warriors New Zealand New Zealand Lee Tamahori
1995
(37th)
Heavenly Creatures Heavenly Creatures New Zealand New Zealand Jim Booth and Peter Jackson
1995
(37th)
Priest Priest United Kingdom United Kingdom George Faber and Josephine Ward
1995
(37th)
Pulp Fiction Pulp Fiction United States United States Lawrence Bender
1996
(38th)
Fargo Fargo United States United States Ethan Coen
1996
(38th)
Burnt by the Sun Utomlyonnye solntsem
Утомлённые солнцем
Russia Russia Nikita Mikhalkov and Michael Seydoux
1996
(38th)
Dead Man Walking Dead Man Walking United States United States Jon Kilik, Tim Robbins and Rudd Simmons
1996
(38th)
Trainspotting Trainspotting United Kingdom United Kingdom Andrew Macdonald
1997
(39th)
Secrets & Lies Secrets & Lies United Kingdom United Kingdom Simon Channing-Williams
1997
(39th)
Breaking the Waves Breaking the Waves Denmark Denmark Peter Aalbaek Jensen and Vibeke Windeløv
1997
(39th)
The English Patient The English Patient United Kingdom United Kingdom
United States United States
Saul Zaentz
1997
(39th)
Romeo + Juliet Romeo + Juliet United States United States Baz Luhrmann and Gabriella Martinelli
1998
(40th)
L.A. Confidential L.A. Confidential United States United States Curtis Hanson, Arnon Milchan and Michael G. Nathanson
1998
(40th)
Kundun Kundun United States United States Barbara De Fina
1998
(40th)
The Full Monty The Full Monty United Kingdom United Kingdom Uberto Pasolini
1998
(40th)
The Ice Storm The Ice Storm United States United States Ted Hope, James Schamus and Ang Lee
1999
(41st)
Life Is Beautiful La vita è bella Italy Italy Gianluigi Braschi and Elda Ferri
1999
(41st)
Elizabeth Elizabeth United Kingdom United Kingdom Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner and Alison Owen
1999
(41st)
The Thin Red Line The Thin Red Line United States United States Robert Michael Giesler, Grant Hill and John Roberdeau
1999
(41st)
The Truman Show The Truman Show United States United States Scott Rudin
2000
(42nd)
American Beauty American Beauty United States United States Bruce Cohen and Dan Jinks
2000
(42nd)
All About My Mother Todo sobre mi madre Spain Spain Agustín Almodóvar
2000
(42nd)
Being John Malkovich Being John Malkovich United States United States Michael Stipe and Sandy Stern
2000
(42nd)
The Sixth Sense The Sixth Sense United States United States Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall and Barry Mendel
2001
(43rd)
Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Wòhǔ Cánglóng
臥虎藏龍
Taiwan Taiwan Ang Lee and James Schamus
2001
(43rd)
Almost Famous Almost Famous United States United States Ian Bryce and Cameron Crowe
2001
(43rd)
Billy Elliot Billy Elliot United Kingdom United Kingdom Greg Brenman and Jon Finn
2001
(43rd)
In the Mood for Love Huāyàng niánhuá
花樣年華
Hong Kong Hong Kong Wong Kar-wai
2002
(44th)
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring New Zealand New Zealand Peter Jackson, Barrie M. Osborne, Tim Sanders and Fran Walsh
2002
(44th)
A Beautiful Mind A Beautiful Mind United States United States Brian Grazer and Ron Howard
2002
(44th)
Amélie Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain France France Claudie Ossard
2002
(44th)
Gosford Park Gosford Park United Kingdom United Kingdom
United States United States
Robert Altman, Bob Balaban and David Levy
2003
(45th)
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers New Zealand New Zealand Peter Jackson, Barrie M. Osborne and Fran Walsh
2003
(45th)
Bowling for Columbine Bowling for Columbine United States United States Charles Bishop, Jim Czarnecki, Michael Donovan, Kathleen Glynn and Michael Moore
2003
(45th)
The Hours The Hours United Kingdom United Kingdom
United States United States
Robert Fox and Scott Rudin
2003
(45th)
Whale Rider Whale Rider New Zealand New Zealand John Barnett, Frank Hübner and Tim Sanders
2004
(46th)
The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King New Zealand New Zealand Peter Jackson, Barrie M. Osborne and Fran Walsh
2004
(46th)
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind United States United States Anthony Bregman and Steve Golin
2004
(46th)
Lost in Translation Lost in Translation Japan Japan
United States United States
Sofia Coppola and Ross Katz
2004
(46th)
Mystic River Mystic River United States United States Clint Eastwood, Judie G. Hoyt and Robert Lorenz

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AACTA – The Academy". Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA). Retrieved 9 January 2012. 
  2. ^ a b Winners and nominees by year:

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