Quebecois writer-director Jean-Marc Vallee's "C.R.A.Z.Y." has been chosen as Canada's official submission for the foreign-language Oscar. The French-language pic stars Michel Cote, Danielle Proulx…
With some pics still struggling to meet the Acad's eligibility requirements for release in their home territories, a battery of foreign-language Oscar entries were submitted just under the wire…
Amol Palekar's "Paheli" (Puzzle) has been selected as India's entry in the foreign-language Oscar race. Pic, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Rani Mukerji, centers around a ghost who falls in love with a…
Oscar entry forms in the live-action and animated short film and foreign-language categories are due to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences no later than 5 p.m. Monday.
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,"…