The choice of Christian Carion's World War I-set "Joyeux Noel" (Merry Christmas) to rep France in Oscar's foreign-language race has sparked a local spat.
Two first-timers helmers have had their films picked for foreign-language Oscar contention: Polish-born Greg Zglinski's "Tout un hiver sans feu" (One Long Winter Without Fire) will represent…
Helmer Breno Silveira's debut biopic about country music duo Zeze Di Camargo & Luciano, "2 filhos de Francisco" (Two Sons of Francisco) is Brazil's entry for foreign-language Oscar.
Marc Rothemund's WWII drama "Sophie Scholl -- The Final Days" has been selected as Germany's entry in the foreign-language Oscar race. "Sophie Scholl" examines the last days of a young student…
Italy's motion picture org Anica has radically reconfigured its foreign-language Oscar selection system, hoping to find pics with greater Academy appeal.
Helmer Christian Carion's $22 million, WWI-set "Joyeux Noel" (Merry Christmas) will represent France in the foreign-language category at the Oscars, while Colombia is going with "La sombra del…
Fiji has entered the foreign-language Oscar race for the first time with "The Land Has Eyes," while South Korea's biggest film of the year, "Welcome to Dongmakgol," and Taiwan's "The Wayward Cloud,"…
Helmer Jira Maligool's "The Tin Mine" (Maha'lai muang rae) is Thailand's entry for the foreign-language film category of the Oscars.
Fed up with being beaten to the post by a neighbor -- or worse, upstaged by an outsider from some far-flung corner of the globe -- the Gauls mean business at the next Academy Awards.
"We're a genre label. If we're getting nominated for an Oscar, something's wrong," Screen Gems prexy Clint Culpepper recently told Variety.
Helmer Klaus Haro's "Mother of Mine" is Finland's entry for consideration in Oscar's foreign-language film category.