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[TRAILERS] 15 shortlisted films for 93rd Academy Awards for Best International Feature Film

 

A total of 97 films were submitted for the 93rd Academy Awards for Best International Feature Film but only 93 films were accepted. On February 9, 2021, 15 shortlisted films from five continents were announced.

 

AFRICA

 

La Nuit des rois” (Night of the Kings)

  • country: Côte d’Ivoire
  • director: Philippe Lacôte
  • writer: Philippe Lacôte
  • languages: Dyula, French

 

L’Homme qui a vendu sa peau” (The Man Who Sold His Skin)

  • country: Tunisia
  • director: Kaouther Ben Hania
  • writer: Kaouther Ben Hania
  • languages: Arabic, English, French

 

ASIA

 

少年的你” (Better Days)

  • country: Hong Kong
  • director: Derek Tsang
  • writers: Lam Wing Sum, Li Yuan, Xu Yimeng
  • language: Mandarin Chinese

 

خورشید” (Sun Children)

  • country: Iran
  • director: Majid Majidi
  • writer: Majid Majidi, Nima Javidi
  • language: Persian

 

陽光普照” (A Sun)

  • country: Taiwan
  • director: Chung Mong-hong
  • writers: Chung Mong-hong, Chang Yao-sheng
  • language: Mandarin Chinese

 

EUROPE

 

Quo Vadis, Aida?

  • country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • director: Jasmila Žbanić
  • writer: Jasmila Žbanić
  • languages: Bosnian, English, Croatian, Serbian, Dutch

 

Šarlatán” (Charlatan)

  • country: Czech Republic
  • director: Agnieszka Holland
  • writer: Marek Epstein
  • language: Czech

 

Druk” (Another Round)

  • country: Denmark
  • director: Thomas Vinterberg
  • writers: Thomas Vinterberg, Tobias Lindholm
  • language: Danish

 

Deux” (Two of Us)

  • country: France
  • director: Filippo Meneghetti
  • writers: Filippo Meneghetti, Malysone Bovorasmy
  • languages: French, German

 

Håp” (Hope)

  • country: Norway
  • director: Maria Sødahl
  • writer: Maria Sødahl
  • languages: Norwegian, Swedish

 

Colectiv” (Collective)

  • country: Romania
  • director: Alexander Nanau
  • writers: Alexander Nanau, Antoaneta Opriș
  • language: Romanian

 

Дорогие товарищи!” (Dear Comrades!)

  • country: Russia
  • director: Andrey Konchalovskiy
  • writers: Andrey Konchalovskiy, Elena Kiseleva
  • language: Russian

 

NORTH AMERICA

 

La Llorona

  • country: Guatemala
  • director: Jayro Bustamante
  • writers: Jayro Bustamante, Lisandro Sanchez
  • languages: Spanish, Mayan-Caqchickel, Mayan-Ixil

 

Ya no estoy aquí” (I’m No Longer Here)

  • country: Mexico
  • director: Fernando Frias de la Parra
  • writer: Fernando Frias de la Parra
  • language: Spanish

 

OCEANIA

N/A

 

SOUTH AMERICA

 

El agente tropo” (The Mole Agent)

  • country: Chile
  • director: Maite Alberdi
  • writer: Maite Alberdi
  • language: Spanish

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