Foreign Language Film Submissions to the 66th Academy Awards held in 1994 to get an Oscar Nomination in the Best Non-English Movie Category

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35 COUNTRIES IN COMPETITION FOR 1993 FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM OSCAR!

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1. Gatica, el mono (1993)

136 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

An Argentina film, which narrates the life of Argentine boxer José María Gatica, from his childhood until his tragic death in Buenos Aires in 1963.

Director: Leonardo Favio | Stars: Edgardo Nieva, Horacio Taicher, Juan Costa, María Eva Gatica

Votes: 430

ARGENTINA | Status: submitted

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2. India (1993)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

Heinzi Boesel and Kurt Fellner are two Austrian health inspectors forced to work together, traveling through Austria. Over time a beautiful friendship evolves between the odd couple who ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Harather | Stars: Josef Hader, Alfred Dorfer, Maria Hofstätter, Roger Murbach

Votes: 2,662

AUSTRIA | Status: submitted

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3. Just Friends (1993)

95 min | Drama, Music

Jack has a tenor saxophone and he plays jazz. In the 1950s, in the Belgian harbor town Antwerp, there is not a lot off future for a jazz musician. Jack and his band try to earn a living by ... See full summary »

Director: Marc-Henri Wajnberg | Stars: Josse De Pauw, Ann-Gisel Glass, Sylvie Milhaud, Charles Berling

Votes: 63

BELGIUM | Status: submitted

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4. Sezonat na kanarchetata (1993)

Unrated | 128 min | Drama

Mother (Lily), son (Malín) and stepfather, and a poor relation between the latter two. Lily always refused to tell who was Malín's real father. But Malín gradually uncovered the secret. ... See full summary »

Director: Evgeni Mihailov | Stars: Paraskeva Djukelova, Plamena Getova, Mikhael Dontchev, Petar Popyordanov

Votes: 155

BULGARIA | Status: submitted

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5. Le sexe des étoiles (1993)

104 min | Drama

Camille don't like the man her mother seen. She still dreaming about her father who's living in New York. One day, she saw her mother arguing with a woman prowling around her house for some... See full summary »

Director: Paule Baillargeon | Stars: Marianne Coquelicot Mercier, Denis Mercier, Tobie Pelletier, Sylvie Drapeau

Votes: 215

CANADA | Status: submitted

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6. Johnny One Hundred Pesos (1993)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A young low-class student gets involved with the wrong people and takes part in a non successful video rental robbery.

Director: Gustavo Graef Marino | Stars: Armando Araiza, Patricia Rivera, Willy Semler, Aldo Parodi

Votes: 500

CHILE | Status: submitted

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7. Feng huang qin (1993)

90 min | Drama

A woman is forced to work as a teacher in rural China which would better her life, but her students are taking college-bound courses which may hamper the teacher's goals.

Director: Qun He | Stars: Baotian Li, Xue Ju, Xueqi Wang, Zongdi Xiu

Votes: 94

CHINA | Status: submitted

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8. Kontesa Dora (1993)

117 min | Biography, Drama, History

A pseudo biography of Dora Pejacevic (10 September 1885 - 5 March 1923), a Croatian composer.

Director: Zvonimir Berkovic | Stars: Alma Prica, Rade Serbedzija, Irina Alfyorova, Relja Basic

Votes: 78

BULGARIA | Status: submitted

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9. Sort høst (1993)

120 min | Drama

This picture reveals Denmark at the second half of the 19th century in the way the literature of that period (the so called critical realism) does. Aristocratic family bears the brunt of ... See full summary »

Director: Anders Refn | Stars: Ole Ernst, Sofie Gråbøl, Marika Lagercrantz, Philip Zandén

Votes: 168

DENMARK | Status: submitted

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10. Ripa Hits the Skids (1993)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

A week-long glimpse into the wretched existence of Ripa, a long-haired, hard-drinking lug. He is also a filmmaker-wannabee, whose last two projects were condemned for their sex and violence... See full summary »

Director: Christian Lindblad | Stars: Sam Huber, Mari Vainio, Merja Larivaara, Leena Uotila

Votes: 257

FINLAND | Status: submitted

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11. Germinal (1993)

R | 160 min | Drama, Romance

In mid-nineteenth-century northern France, a coal mining town's workers are exploited by the mine's owner. One day, they decide to go on strike, and the authorities repress them.

Director: Claude Berri | Stars: Renaud, Gérard Depardieu, Miou-Miou, Jean Carmet

Votes: 4,358 | Gross: $0.38M

FRANCE | Status: submitted

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12. Justiz (1993)

106 min | Drama

Senator Isaak Kohler shoots and kills Professor Winter in a crowded restaurant, while Winter is dining with the struggling idealistic young lawyer, Felix Spat. Kohler puts up no defense and... See full summary »

Director: Hans W. Geissendörfer | Stars: Maximilian Schell, Thomas Heinze, Anna Thalbach, Mathias Gnädinger

Votes: 145

GERMANY | Status: submitted

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13. Farewell My Concubine (1993)

R | 171 min | Drama, Music, Romance

The story of two men, who met as apprentices in the Peking Opera, and stayed friends for over 50 years.

Director: Kaige Chen | Stars: Leslie Cheung, Fengyi Zhang, Li Gong, Qi Lü

Votes: 22,689 | Gross: $5.22M

HONG KONG | Status: nominated

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14. Sose halunk meg (1993)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

Set in '60s socialist Hungary, an introverted and somewhat inhibited teenage boy has a life-changing experience as he spends a few days with his uncle full of zest, a love for earthly pleasures, and a weakness for horse racing and betting.

Director: Róbert Koltai | Stars: Róbert Koltai, Mihály Szabados, Gábor Máté, Tamás Jordán

Votes: 1,530

HUNGARY | Status: submitted

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15. Hin helgu vé (1993)

84 min | Drama

On a small island in the west of Island, Gestur, only seven years old, falls in love with 20 years old Helga. When she introduces him her fiancée one day, he decides to fight the competitor... See full summary »

Director: Hrafn Gunnlaugsson | Stars: Steinþór Rafn Matthíasson, Alda Sigurðardóttir, Helgi Skúlason, Tinna Finnbogadóttir

Votes: 145

ICELAND | Status: submitted

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16. Rudaali (1993)

128 min | Drama

In a small village in Rajasthan, India, a woman named Shanichari was born - so named, as shortly after her birth her father died; & her mother, Peewli, ran away with a rich lover, the owner... See full summary »

Director: Kalpana Lajmi | Stars: Rakhee Gulzar, Dimple Kapadia, Raj Babbar, Raghuvir Yadav

Votes: 414

INDIA | Status: submitted

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ISRAEL | Status: submitted

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ITALY | Status: submitted

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19. Maadadayo (1993)

134 min | Drama

76 Metascore

Following World War II, a retired professor approaching his autumn years finds his quality of life drastically reduced in war-torn Tokyo. Denying despair, he pursues writing and celebrates his birthday with his adoring students.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Tatsuo Matsumura, Hisashi Igawa, George Tokoro, Masayuki Yui

Votes: 4,524 | Gross: $0.05M

JAPAN | Status: submitted

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20. Cronos (1993)

R | 94 min | Horror

70 Metascore

A mysterious device designed to provide its owner with eternal life resurfaces after four hundred years, leaving a trail of destruction in its path.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Federico Luppi, Ron Perlman, Claudio Brook, Margarita Isabel

Votes: 24,908 | Gross: $0.62M

MEXICO | Status: submitted

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21. De kleine blonde dood (1993)

95 min | Drama

Poet Valentijn comes in contact with his former teacher Mieke. After a brief relationship Valentijn leaves her. But when he later gets to know his son, a bond develops between the two.

Director: Jean van de Velde | Stars: Antonie Kamerling, Olivier Tuinier, Loes Wouterson, Gees Linnebank

Votes: 1,004

NETHERLANDS | Status: submitted

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22. The Telegraphist (1993)

102 min | Drama

Mack is the most important man in a little society in North Western Norway around 1900. Telegrapher Rolandsen is a smart, funny and charming the ladies, even Mack's daughter.

Director: Erik Gustavson | Stars: Bjørn Floberg, Marie Richardson, Jarl Kulle, Ole Ernst

Votes: 602

NORWAY | Status: submitted

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PERU | Status: submitted

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24. Szwadron (1992)

100 min | Drama, History, Romance

A young Russian aristocrat, Baron Fyodor Jeremin, volunteers to serve with a Dragon squadron to impress the girl who rejected his love. Just at this time the 1863 insurrection explodes in ... See full summary »

Director: Juliusz Machulski | Stars: Aleksander Bednarz, Grzegorz Damiecki, Bernard-Pierre Donnadieu, Janusz Gajos

Votes: 166

POLAND | Status: submitted

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25. Abraham's Valley (1993)

187 min | Drama

Ema is a very attractive but innocent girl, so pretty that cars crash in her presence. Young marries Dr. Carlo Paiva, who she is not attracted to, but is her father's friend. They move to ... See full summary »

Director: Manoel de Oliveira | Stars: Leonor Silveira, Cécile Sanz de Alba, Luís Miguel Cintra, Ruy de Carvalho

Votes: 1,140

PORTUGAL | Status: submitted

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26. Patul conjugal (1993)

102 min | Comedy

In post-Ceausescu Bucharest, everybody is struggling to make a living. Vasile Potop, a movie theatre manager, tries to find money for an abortion for his wife Carolina, because he cannot ... See full summary »

Director: Mircea Daneliuc | Stars: Gheorghe Dinica, Coca Bloos, Valentin Teodosiu, Lia Bugnar

Votes: 289

ROMANIA | Status: submitted

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27. Vsetko co mam rad (1993)

90 min | Drama

At 38, Thomas is at a crossroads in his life. His parents are nonstop guilt-inducers, his ex-wife is always on his back, and his son is far from inspirational. Thomas himself is almost too ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Sulík | Stars: Juraj Nvota, Gina Bellman, Zdena Studenková, Jirí Menzel

Votes: 157

SLOVAKIA | Status: submitted

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28. Ko zaprem oci (1993)

99 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller

A young girl finds scattered envelops in a field, then a postman's satchel, then a hanged man. Jump 20 years: the girl, now grown, lives with her aunt and has a job with the post office ... See full summary »

Director: Franci Slak | Stars: Petra Rehar, Petra Govc, Dusan Sandak, Ludvik Bagari

Votes: 76

SLOVENIA | Status: submitted

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29. Belle Epoque (1992)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A 1931 Spanish military deserter finds himself on a lonely farm until the farmer's four daughters pay a visit and he falls for all of them.

Director: Fernando Trueba | Stars: Fernando Fernán Gómez, Jorge Sanz, Penélope Cruz, Miriam Díaz-Aroca

Votes: 9,019 | Gross: $5.97M

SPAIN | Status: won

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30. The Slingshot (1993)

R | 102 min | Drama

Stocholm in the 1920s. Young Roland lives with his socialist father, Jewish mother and a boxing brother. His mother sells condoms illegally, and from them, Roland makes slingshots which he ... See full summary »

Director: Åke Sandgren | Stars: Jesper Salén, Stellan Skarsgård, Basia Frydman, Niklas Olund

Votes: 1,846 | Gross: $0.31M

SWEDEN | Status: submitted

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31. The Diary of Lady M (1993)

120 min | Drama

She's a beautiful gifted performer, but her work is not the sort that invites popular acclaim. Despite the fact that she is unlikely to become famous, she enjoys her life as a performer who... See full summary »

Director: Alain Tanner | Stars: Myriam Mézières, Juanjo Puigcorbé, Félicité Wouassi, Nanou

Votes: 163

SWITZERLAND | Status: submitted

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32. The Wedding Banquet (1993)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

To satisfy his nagging parents, a gay landlord and a female tenant agree to a marriage of convenience, but his parents arrive to visit and things get out of hand.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Winston Chao, May Chin, Ah-Lei Gua, Sihung Lung

Votes: 12,963 | Gross: $6.93M

TAIWAN | Status: nominated

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33. The Blue Exile (1993)

108 min | Biography, Drama

Cevat Sakir is an exile punished for publishing an article regarding that government executed deserters from army, subsequently he was sent to Bodrum where he realized Bodrum is a heavenly ... See full summary »

Director: Erden Kiral | Stars: Halil Ergün, Özay Fecht, Tatiana Papamoschou, Ayse Romey

Votes: 140

TURKEY | Status: submitted

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34. Hedd Wyn (1992)

Unrated | 123 min | Drama, Romance, War

A young poet living in the North Wales countryside competes for the most coveted prize of all in Welsh Poetry - that of the chair of the National Eisteddfod, a tradition dating back a ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Turner | Stars: Huw Garmon, Catrin Fychan, Ceri Cunnington, Llio Silyn

Votes: 330

UNITED KINGDOM | Status: nominated

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35. The Scent of Green Papaya (1993)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Music, Romance

A Vietnamese servant girl, Mui, observes lives within two different Saigon families: the first, a woman textile seller with three boys and a frequently absent husband; the second, a handsome young pianist with his fiancée.

Director: Anh Hung Tran | Stars: Nu Yên-Khê Tran, Man San Lu, Thi Loc Truong, Anh Hoa Nguyen

Votes: 7,316 | Gross: $1.91M

VIETNAM | Status: nominated

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