List of submissions to the 89th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film

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Photo of Asghar Farhadi in 2013.
Asghar Farhadi of Iran won the award for The Salesman.

This is a list of submissions to the 89th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) has invited the film industries of various countries to submit their best film for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film every year since the award was created in 1956.[1] The award is presented annually by the Academy to a feature-length motion picture produced outside the United States that contains primarily non-English dialogue.[1][2] The Foreign Language Film Award Committee oversees the process and reviews all the submitted films.[2]

The submitted motion pictures must be first released theatrically in their respective countries between 1 October 2015 and 30 September 2016.

The deadline for submissions was 3 October 2016,[3] with the Academy announcing a list of eligible films on 11 October. A record total of 89 countries submitted a film before the deadline and 85 were accepted. Yemen submitted a film for the first time with I Am Nojoom, Age 10 and Divorced, directed by Khadija al-Salami.[4]

Nine finalists from among the dozens of entries were shortlisted on 15 December 2016,[5] with the final five nominees announced on 24 January 2017.[6] Asghar Farhadi of Iran won the award for The Salesman at the Oscar ceremony on 26 February 2017, his second win after A Separation (2011). He did not attend the ceremony to accept the award in protest of new U.S. travel policies.[7]

Submissions[edit]

Submitting country Film title used in nomination Original title Language(s) Director(s) Result
 Afghanistan Parting[8] رفتن Persian, Dari Navid Mahmoudi Not on the final list[9]
 Albania Chromium[10] Krom Albanian Bujar Alimani Not nominated
 Algeria The Well[11] البئر French, Arabic Lotfi Bouchouchi Not nominated
 Argentina The Distinguished Citizen[12] El Ciudadano Ilustre Spanish Gastón Duprat, Mariano Cohn Not nominated
 Armenia Earthquake[13] երկրաշարժ Armenian, Russian Sarik Andreasyan Disqualified[14]
 Australia Tanna[15] Tanna Nauvhal Martin Butler, Bentley Dean Nominated[16]
 Austria Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe[17] Vor der Morgenröte German Maria Schrader Not nominated
 Bangladesh The Unnamed[18] অজ্ঞাতনামা Bengali Tauquir Ahmed Not nominated
 Belgium The Ardennes[19] D'Ardennen Dutch Robin Pront Not nominated
 Bolivia Sealed Cargo[20] Carga Sellada Spanish Julia Vargas-Weise Not nominated
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Death in Sarajevo[21] Smrt u Sarajevu Bosnian, French Danis Tanović Not nominated
 Brazil Little Secret[22] Pequeno segredo Portuguese David Schurmann Not nominated
 Bulgaria Losers[23] Каръци Bulgarian Ivaylo Hristov Not nominated
 Cambodia Before the Fall[4] មុនពេលបែកបាក់ Khmer, English, French Ian White Not nominated
 Cameroon Yahan Ameena Bikti Hai[24] Yahan Ameena Bikti Hai Hindi Kumar Raj Not on the final list[9]
 Canada It's Only the End of the World[25] Juste la fin du monde French Xavier Dolan Made December shortlist[5]
 Chile Neruda[26] Neruda Spanish Pablo Larraín Not nominated
 China Xuan Zang[27] 大唐玄奘 Mandarin Huo Jianqi Not nominated
 Colombia Alias Maria[28] Alias María Spanish José Luis Rugeles Gracia Not nominated
 Costa Rica About Us[29] Entonces Nosotros Spanish Hernán Jiménez Not nominated
 Croatia On the Other Side[30] S one strane Croatian Zrinko Ogresta Not nominated
 Cuba The Companion[31] El acompañante Spanish Pavel Giroud Not nominated
 Czech Republic Lost in Munich[32] Ztraceni v Mnichově Czech Petr Zelenka Not nominated
 Denmark Land of Mine[33] Under sandet Danish, German Martin Zandvliet Nominated[16]
 Dominican Republic Sugar Fields[34] Flor de Azúcar Spanish Fernando Baez Mella Not nominated
 Ecuador Such Is Life in the Tropics[35] Sin Muertos No Hay Carnaval Spanish Sebastián Cordero Not nominated
 Egypt Clash[36] اشتباك Arabic Mohamed Diab Not nominated
 Estonia Mother[37] Ema Estonian Kadri Kõusaare Not nominated
 Finland The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki[38] Hymyilevä mies Finnish Juho Kuosmanen Not nominated
 France Elle[39] Elle French Paul Verhoeven Not nominated
 Georgia House of Others[40] სხვისი სახლი Georgian Rusudan Glurjidze Not nominated
 Germany Toni Erdmann[41] Toni Erdmann German, English, Romanian Maren Ade Nominated[16]
 Greece Chevalier[42] Chevalier Greek Athina Rachel Tsangari Not nominated
 Hong Kong Port of Call[43] 踏血尋梅 Cantonese, Mandarin Philip Yung Not nominated
 Hungary Kills on Wheels[44] Tiszta szívvel Hungarian Attila Till Not nominated
 Iceland Sparrows[45] Þrestir Icelandic Rúnar Rúnarsson Not nominated
 India Interrogation[46] விசாரணை Tamil Vetrimaaran Not nominated
 Indonesia Letters from Prague[47] Surat dari Praha Indonesian Angga Dwimas Sasongko Not nominated
 Iran The Salesman[48] فروشنده Persian Asghar Farhadi Won Academy Award[49]
 Iraq El Clásico[50] ئێل کلاسیکۆ Kurdish Halkawt Mustafa Not nominated
 Israel Sand Storm[51] סופת חול Arabic Elite Zexer Not nominated
 Italy Fire at Sea[52] Fuocoammare Italian Gianfranco Rosi Not nominated
 Japan Nagasaki: Memories of My Son[53] 母と暮せば Japanese Yoji Yamada Not nominated
 Jordan 3000 Nights[54] 3000 ليلة Arabic, Hebrew Mai Masri Not nominated
 Kazakhstan Amanat[55] Аманат Kazakh, Russian Satybaldy Narymbetov Not nominated
 Kosovo Home Sweet Home[56] Home Sweet Home Albanian Faton Bajraktari Not nominated
 Kyrgyzstan A Father's Will[57] Атанын керээзи Kyrgyz Bakyt Mukul, Dastan Japar Uulu Not nominated
 Latvia Dawn[58] Ausma Latvian Laila Pakalniņa Not nominated
 Lebanon Very Big Shot[59] فيلم كتير كبير Lebanese Arabic, French, English Mir-Jean Bou Chaaya Not nominated
 Lithuania Seneca's Day[60] Senekos diena Lithuanian, Russian, Estonian Kristijonas Vildziunas Not nominated
 Luxembourg Voices from Chernobyl[61] La Supplication French Pol Cruchten Not nominated
 Macedonia The Liberation of Skopje[62] Ослободување на Скопје Macedonian, German, Bulgarian Rade Šerbedžija, Danilo Šerbedžija Not nominated
 Malaysia Beautiful Pain[63] Redha Malay Tunku Mona Riza Not nominated
 Mexico Desierto[64] Desierto Spanish, English Jonás Cuarón Not nominated
 Montenegro The Black Pin[65] Igla ispod praga Montenegrin Ivan Marinovic Not nominated
 Morocco A Mile in My Shoes[66] مسافة ميل بحذائي Arabic Said Khallaf Not nominated
   Nepal The Black Hen[67] कालो पोथी Nepali Min Bahadur Bham Not nominated
 Netherlands Tonio[68] Tonio Dutch Paula van der Oest Not nominated
 New Zealand A Flickering Truth[69] A Flickering Truth Dari Pietra Brettkelly Not nominated
 Norway The King's Choice[70] Kongens nei Norwegian, Danish, German Erik Poppe Made December shortlist[5]
 Pakistan Mah-e-Mir[71] ماہ میر Urdu Anjum Shahzad Not nominated
 Palestine The Idol[72] يا طير الطاير Arabic, Spanish Hany Abu-Assad Not nominated
 Panama Salsipuedes[73] Salsipuedes Spanish Ricardo Aguilar Navarro, Manuel Rodríguez Not nominated
 Peru Videophilia (and Other Viral Syndromes)[74] Videofilia: y otros síndromes virales Spanish, English Juan Daniel Fernández Not nominated
 Philippines Ma' Rosa[75] Ma' Rosa Tagalog Brillante Mendoza Not nominated
 Poland Afterimage[76] Powidoki Polish Andrzej Wajda Not nominated
 Portugal Letters from War[77] Cartas da Guerra Portuguese Ivo M. Ferreira Not nominated
 Romania Sieranevada[78] Sieranevada Romanian Cristi Puiu Not nominated
 Russia Paradise[79] Рай Russian, German, French, Yiddish Andrei Konchalovsky Made December shortlist[5]
 Saudi Arabia Barakah Meets Barakah[80] بركة يقابل بركة Arabic Mahmoud Sabbagh Not nominated
 Serbia Train Driver's Diary[81] Дневник машиновође Serbian Miloš Radović Not nominated
 Singapore Apprentice[82] Apprentice Malay, English Boo Junfeng Not nominated
 Slovakia Eva Nová[83] Eva Nová Slovak Marko Škop Not nominated
 Slovenia Houston, We Have a Problem![84] Houston, imamo problem! Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, English Žiga Virc Not nominated
 South Africa Call Me Thief[85] Noem My Skollie Afrikaans Daryne Joshua Not nominated
 South Korea The Age of Shadows[86] 밀정 Korean Kim Jee-woon Not nominated
 Spain Julieta[87] Julieta Spanish Pedro Almodóvar Not nominated
 Sweden A Man Called Ove[88] En man som heter Ove Swedish Hannes Holm Nominated[16]
  Switzerland My Life as a Zucchini[89] Ma vie de Courgette French Claude Barras Made December shortlist[5]
 Taiwan Hang in There, Kids![90] 只要我長大 Mandarin, Atayal Laha Mebow Not nominated
 Thailand Karma[91] อาปัติ Thai Kanittha Kwanyu Not nominated
 Tunisia As I Open My Eyes[92] À peine j'ouvre les yeux Tunisian Arabic, French Leyla Bouzid Not on the final list[9]
 Turkey Cold of Kalandar[93] Kalandar Soğuğu Turkish Mustafa Kara Not nominated
 Ukraine Ukrainian Sheriffs[94] Українські шерифи Ukrainian Roman Bondarchuk Not nominated
 United Kingdom Under the Shadow[95] زیر سایه Persian Babak Anvari Not nominated
 Uruguay Breadcrumbs[96] Migas de pan Spanish Manane Rodriguez Not nominated
 Venezuela From Afar[97] Desde allá Spanish Lorenzo Vigas Not nominated
 Vietnam Yellow Flowers on the Green Grass[98] Tôi thấy hoa vàng trên cỏ xanh Vietnamese Victor Vu Not nominated
 Yemen I Am Nojoom, Age 10 and Divorced[99] أنا نجوم بنت العاشره ومطلقة Arabic Khadija al-Salami Not nominated

Changes[edit]

  • Afghanistan's submission Parting was not included on the list of eligible contenders announced by the Academy.[4]
  • Armenia's submission Earthquake was disqualified for not meeting the submission requirements.[14]
  • Austria's submission Stefan Zweig: Farewell to Europe was reportedly rejected by the Academy for not being an Austrian film.[100] The film was ultimately included on the list of eligible contenders announced by the Academy.[4]
  • Brazil had three films withdrawn from consideration; Neon Bull, Don't Call Me Son and To My Beloved. This was in protest of the appointment of Marcos Petrucelli as a member of the committee, due to his pre-established criticism of Aquarius[101] after the cast and crew of the film protested in Cannes against the Impeachment of Dilma Rousseff. Although Aquarius was seen as the front-runner, it was not chosen by the committee,[102] generating disapproval and more controversy over the relations between the film and Brazil’s new government.[103][104][105]
  • Cameroon's submission Yahan Ameena Bikti Hai was not included on the list of eligible contenders announced by the Academy.[4]
  • Tunisia's submission was originally reported to be The Flower of Aleppo directed by Ridha Behi.[106] However, this was later changed to As I Open My Eyes directed by Leyla Bouzid.[92] Neither film was included on the list of eligible contenders announced by the Academy.[4]

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