[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.




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




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




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




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







El agente tropo” (The Mole Agent)

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

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