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OSCARS 2020 Europe

European titles submitted for the Oscars race

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- The complete list of the titles submitted for the Best International Feature Film Award at the 2020 Academy Awards

European titles submitted for the Oscars race
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by Chiwetel Ejiofor

The submission period for the newly retitled Best International Feature Film category (formerly known as Best Foreign-language Film) at the 92nd Academy Awards is now officially closed, and Cineuropa is listing the titles that have being picked by each European country. 40 out of a record 93 submissions are from a European country. As a rule, submitted films must have been released theatrically in their respective countries between 1 October 2018 and 30 September 2019.

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Once the submission period is over, nine finalists will be selected from the total number of submissions (usually by the end of December), before the Academy whittles that number down to five, announcing the nominees in January 2020. The 92nd Oscars ceremony will be held on 9 February 2020.

Here is the list of European films submitted:

European countries

Albania: The Delegation [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Bujar Alimani (Albania)

Armenia: Lengthy NightEdgar Baghdasaryan (Armenia)

Austria: Joy [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Sudabeh Mortezai
film profile
]
, Sudabeh Mortezai (Austria)

Belarus: Debut [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
, Anastasiya Miroshnichenko (Belarus/Greece)

Belgium: Our Mothers [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Cesar Diaz
film profile
]
, César Díaz (Belgium/France/Guatemala)

Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Son [+see also:
film review
interview: Ines Tanović
film profile
]
, Ines Tanovic (Bosnia and Herzegovina/Croatia/Romania/Slovenia/Montenegro)

Bulgaria: Ága [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Milko Lazarov
film profile
]
, Milko Lazarov (Bulgaria/Germany/France)

Croatia: Mali [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Antonio Nuić
film profile
]
, Antonio Nuić (Croatia)

Czech Republic: The Painted Bird [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Václav Marhoul
film profile
]
, Václav Marhoul (Czech Republic/Ukraine/Slovakia)

Denmark: Queen of Hearts [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: May el-Toukhy
film profile
]
, May el-Toukhy (Denmark)

Estonia: Truth and Justice [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
, Tanel Toom (Estonia)

Finland: Stupid Young Heart [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Selma Vilhunen (Finland/Netherlands/Sweden)

France: Les Misérables [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Ladj Ly
film profile
]
, Ladj Ly (France)

Georgia: Shindisi [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
, Dito Tsintsadze (Georgia)

Germany: System Crasher [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Nora Fingscheidt
film profile
]
, Nora Fingscheidt (Germany)

Greece: When Tomatoes Met Wagner [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Marianna Economou (Greece)

Hungary: Those Who Remained [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Barnabás Tóth (Hungary)

Iceland: A White, White Day [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Hlynur Pálmason
film profile
]
, Hlynur Pálmason (Iceland/Denmark/Sweden)

Ireland: Gaza [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Garry Keane, Andrew McConnell (Ireland/Canada/UK/Germany/Sweden/Denmark)

Italy: The Traitor [+see also:
film review
trailer
Q&A: Marco Bellocchio
film profile
]
, Marco Bellocchio (Italy/France/Germany/Brazil)

Kosovo: Zana [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Antoneta Kastrati
film profile
]
, Antoneta Kastrati (Kosovo/Albania)

Latvia: The Mover [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
, Dāvis Sīmanis (Latvia)

Lithuania: Bridges of Time [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Kristīne Briede, Audrius Stonys (Lithuania/Latvia/Estonia)

Luxembourg: Tel Aviv on Fire [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Sameh Zoabi
film profile
]
, Sameh Zoabi (Luxembourg/Belgium/Israel/France)

Montenegro: Neverending Past [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
, Andro Martinovic (Montenegro/Serbia)

Netherlands: Instinct [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Halina Reijn (Netherlands)

North Macedonia: Honeyland [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Ljubomir Stefanov, Tamara K…
interview: Tamara Kotevska, Ljubomir S…
film profile
]
, Tamara Kotevska, Ljubomir Stefanov (North Macedonia)

Norway: Out Stealing Horses [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Hans Petter Moland
film profile
]
, Hans Petter Moland (Norway/Sweden/Denmark)

Poland: Corpus Christi [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Jan Komasa
film profile
]
, Jan Komasa (Poland/France)

Portugal: The Domain [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Tiago Guedes
film profile
]
, Tiago Guedes (Portugal/France)

Romania: The Whistlers [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Corneliu Porumboiu
film profile
]
, Corneliu Porumboiu (Romania/France/Germany)

Russia: Beanpole [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Kantemir Balagov (Russia)

Serbia: King Peter the First [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
, Petar Ristovski (Serbia/Greece)

Slovakia: Let There Be Light [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Marko Škop
film profile
]
, Marko Škop (Slovakia/Czech Republic)

Slovenia: History of Love [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Sonja Prosenc
film profile
]
, Sonja Prosenc (Slovenia/Italy/Norway)

Spain: Pain & Glory [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Antonio Banderas
Q&A: Pedro Almodóvar
film profile
]
, Pedro Almodóvar (Spain)

Sweden: And Then We Danced [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Levan Akin
film profile
]
, Levan Akin (Sweden/Georgia/France)

Switzerland: Wolkenbruch’s Wondrous Journey Into The Arms Of A Shiksa [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
, Michael Steiner (Switzerland/Germany)

Ukraine: Homeward [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Nariman Aliev (Ukraine)

United Kingdom: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Chiwetel Ejiofor (UK/USA)

Non-European countries, with European production

Afghanistan: Hava, Maryam, Ayesha, Sahraa Karimi (Afghanistan/France)

Algeria: Papicha [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Mounia Meddour
film profile
]
, Mounia Meddour (France/Algeria/Belgium)

Argentina: Heroic Losers [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Sebastián Borensztein (Argentina/Spain)

Brazil: The Invisible Life Of Eurídice Gusmão [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Karim Aïnouz
film profile
]
, Karim Aïnouz (Brazil/Germany)

Colombia: Monos [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Alejandro Landes (Colombia/Netherlands/Argentina/Germany/Denmark/Sweden/Uruguay/Switzerland)

Costa Rica: Hormigas [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Antonella Sudasassi (Costa Rica/Spain)

Egypt: Poisonous Roses [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
, Fawzi Saleh (Egypt/France/Qatar)

Lebanon: 1982 [+see also:
film review
film profile
]
, Oualid Mouaness (USA/Lebanon/Norway/Qatar)

Morocco: Adam [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Maryam Touzani (Morocco/France/Belgium/Qatar)

Palestine: It Must Be Heaven [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Elia Suleiman
film profile
]
, Elia Suleiman (France/Germany/Canada/Turkey/Qatar)

Peru: Retablo [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
, Álvaro Delgado-Aparicio (Peru/Germany/Norway)

Philippines: Verdict [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Raymund Ribay Gutierrez (Philippines/France)

Saudi Arabia: The Perfect Candidate [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Haifaa al-Mansour
film profile
]
, Haifaa Al Mansour (Saudi Arabia/Germany)

Senegal: Atlantics [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Mati Diop
film profile
]
, Mati Diop (France/Senegal/Belgium)

Singapore: A Land Imagined [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Yeo Siew Hua (Singapore/France/Netherlands)

Tunisia: Dear Son [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Mohamed Ben Attia
film profile
]
, Mohamed Ben Attia (Tunisia/Belgium/France)

Uruguay: The Moneychanger [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, Federico Veiroj (Uruguay/Argentina/Germany)

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