Germany has unveiled the eight films it will put forward for Best Foreign-Language Film consideration at the 89th Oscars.
The titles are:
At Eye Level by Evi Goldbrunner, Joachim DollhopfLook Who’s Back by David F. WnendtFog In August by Kai WesselPower To Change – Die Energierebellion by Carl-a. FechnerThe People Vs. Fritz Bauer by Lars KraumeThe Diary Of Anne Frank by Hans SteinbichlerToni Erdmann by Maren AdeStefan Zweig: Farewell To Europe by Maria Schrader
An independent jury will meet in Munich on Aug 23, with the chosen title revealed on Aug 25.
Maren Ade’s comedy-drama Toni Erdmann received its world premiere at Cannes in May, where it topped Screen’s jury grid of critics.
David Wnendt’s Hitler satire Look Who’s Back has proved a box office hit in Germany, making $21.8m (€19.6m) following its October 2015 release, and has since sold to Netflix.
Kai Wessel’s Fog In August, which deals with