List of submissions to the 32nd Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film

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The following 13 films, all from different countries, were submitted for the 32nd Academy Awards in the category Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. The highlighted titles were the five nominated films, which came from Denmark, France, Italy, the Netherlands and West Germany. The Oscar went to Black Orpheus, a Portuguese-language drama, filmed in Brazil by a French director.[1] The film represented France.

The Netherlands, Pakistan and two Chinese-speaking British colonies- Hong Kong and Singapore- submitted films for the first time.

Country Film title used in nomination Language Original name Director -
 Denmark Paw Danish Paw Astrid Henning-Jensen [1]
 Egypt The Nightingale's Prayer Arabic دعاء الكروان Henry Barakat [2]
 France Black Orpheus Portuguese Orfeu Negro Marcel Camus [3]
 West Germany The Bridge German Die Brücke Bernhard Wicki [4]
 Hong Kong For Better, for Worse Mandarin 雨過天青 Yueh Feng [5]
 India The World of Apu Bengali অপুর সংসার Satyajit Ray [6]
 Italy The Great War Italian La Grande guerra Mario Monicelli [7]
 Japan Fires on the Plain Japanese 野火 Kon Ichikawa [8]
 Mexico Nazarín Spanish Nazarín Luis Buñuel [9]
 Netherlands The Village on the River Dutch Dorp aan de rivier Fons Rademakers [10]
 Pakistan The Day Shall Dawn Urdu Jago Hua Savera A. J. Kardar [11]
 Singapore The Kingdom and the Beauty Mandarin 江山美人 Li Han-hsiang [12]
 Yugoslavia Train Without a Timetable Serbo-Croatian Vlak bez voznog reda
Влак без возног реда
Veljko Bulajić [13]


  1. ^ "The 32nd Academy Awards (1960) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 2011-10-27.