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18 October 2019 à 15:40

7 French films in the running for the Oscar for Best Animated Feature

On October 17, the Academy revealed the list of films selected for the longlist vying for the Oscar 2020 for Best Animated Feature. A spectacular record of seven French films feature on this prestigious list.

Last year, only one film, a French coproduction (Mutafukaz) featured on this list, made up of 25 titles. This year, not only is the list extended to 32 titles, a record, but the presence of 7 majority French films makes another record.

The French or majority French films selected:

We should also note the nomination of Ce magnifique gâteau ! by Emma De Swaef and Marc James Roels, a minority French coproduction for Vivement Lundi !, with Belgium and The Netherlands.

The final nominations will be announced on January 13, 2020. In the past, it should be noted that 6 French films made the shortlist, without however winning the Oscar: Belleville Rendez-vous, Ernest & Celestine, Persépolis, The Illusionist, A Cat in Paris, and My Life as a Courgette.

The complete list of the Oscar 2020 Best Animated Feature nominees can be found here.

Author : Communications

Latest update : 22 October 2019 à 15:40 CEST

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