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14 October 2016 à 18:00

17 French co-productions among 85 contenders for Best Foreign-Language Film Oscar

In addition to Paul Verhoeven's film Elle, which has been selected as France's submission in the Best Foreign-Language Film category at the Oscars, 16 other French co-productions (including majority-French productions) have been chosen as the official entry from their country of linguistic origin.

Sixteen French co-productions (not including Paul Verhoeven's film) feature among the 85 films officially submitted to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

A list of nine finalists will be announced in December, after which the five official nominees will be revealed on January 24th, in the lead-up to the 89th Academy Awards ceremony to be held at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood on February 26, 2017.

The complete list of films shortlisted for this award can be viewed here.

Author : Communications

Latest update : 20 October 2016 à 18:00 CEST

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