2015 Oscars: France strongly represented

13 French films or co-productions are in the running for the 2015 Foreign-Language Film Academy Award, showing the vitality of French cinema. A total of 83 films have been selected in this category.

French films and co-productions - 2015 Best Foreign Language Film Oscar:

Saint Laurent by Bertrand Bonello

France: Saint Laurent by Bertrand Bonello (French film)

Mauritania: Timbuktu by Abderrahmane Sissako (French film)

Belgium: Two Days, One Night by Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne (Belgian/French/Italian co-production)

The Nightingale by Philippe Muyl

China: The Nightingale by Philippe Muyl (French/Chinese co-production)

Chile: To Kill a Man by Alejandro Fernandez Almendras (Chilean/French co-production)

Colombia: Mateo by Maria Gamboa (Colombian/French co-production)

Georgia: Corn Island by George Ovashvili (Georgian/German/French/Czech Republic co-production)

Israel: Gett, The Trial of Viviane Amsalem by Shlomi & Ronit Elkabetz (French/German/Israeli co-production)

Italy: Human Capital by Paolo Virzi (Italian/French co-production)

1001 grammes by Bent Hamer

Norway: 1001 grammes by Bent Hamer (Norwegian/German/French co-production)

Palestine: Eyes of a Thief by Najwa Najjar (French/Palestinian Territories/Algerian/Swedish/German co-production)

Sweden: Snow Therapy by Ruben Ostlund (Swedish/French/Danish co-production)

Turkey: Winter Sleep by (Turkish/French/German co-production)

The nominations for the 2015 Academy Awards will be announced on January 15 2015, while the ceremony itself will take place on February 22nd at the Dolby Theatre, Los Angeles.

Official site of the Academy: www.oscars.org

Last modified on 16/12/2014

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