List of submissions to the 39th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film

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The following 19 films, all from different countries, were submitted for the 39th Academy Awards in the category Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. The titles highlighted in blue and yellow were the five nominated films, which came from Czechoslovakia, France, Italy, Poland and Yugoslavia. The eventual winner was romantic drama A Man and a Woman, which represented France. The film also won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay.[1]

Romania submitted a film to the competition for the first time.


Submitting country Film title used in nomination Language(s) Original title Director(s) Result
 Czechoslovakia Loves of a Blonde Czech Lásky jedné plavovlásky Miloš Forman Nominated
 Denmark Hunger Danish Sult Henning Carlsen Not Nominated
 Egypt Cairo 30 Arabic القاهرة 30 Salah Abu Seif Not Nominated
 France A Man and a Woman French Un homme et une femme Claude Lelouch Won Academy Award
 West Germany Young Törless German Der junge Törless Volker Schlöndorff Not Nominated
 Greece Queen of Clubs Greek Ντάμα σπαθί George Skalenakis Not Nominated
 Hong Kong Come Drink with Me Mandarin 大醉俠 King Hu Not Nominated
 Hungary The Round-Up Hungarian Szegénylegények Miklós Jancsó Not Nominated
 India Amrapali Hindi Amrapali Lekh Tandon Not Nominated
 Israel The Flying Matchmaker Hebrew שני קוני למל Israel Becker Not Nominated
 Italy The Battle of Algiers French, Arabic La Battaglia di Algeri Gillo Pontecorvo Nominated
 Japan Koto Japanese 湖の琴 Tomotaka Tasaka Not Nominated
 South Korea Rice Korean Shin Sang-ok Not Nominated
 Mexico Black Wind Spanish Viento negro Servando González Not Nominated
 Poland Pharaoh Polish Faraon Jerzy Kawalerowicz Nominated
 Romania The Uprising Romanian Răscoala Mircea Mureșan Not Nominated
 Sweden Persona Swedish Persona Ingmar Bergman Not Nominated
 Taiwan The Silent Wife Mandarin 哑女情深 Hsing Lee Not Nominated
 Yugoslavia Three Serbo-Croatian Tri Aleksandar Petrović Nominated


  1. ^ "The 39th Academy Awards (1967) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved 9 September 2011.