'Two of Us' shortlisted for the Oscars 2021

'Two of Us' shortlisted for the Oscars 2021

Filippo Meneghetti's film, presented by France at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) for the Oscars 2021, was selected in the first Oscar for Best International Feature Film shortlist. A total of 10 French films (or French coproductions) are included in this first round of shortlists.

Two of Us, majority coproduced for France by Paprika Films, tells the complex love story between two older women. This debut feature by Filippo Meneghetti, sold by The Party Film Sales, had its world premiere at Toronto  in 2019, and has since released in a dozen territories, including the  USA on February 15, 2021.

Of the 15 films shortlisted in the International Feature Film category (out of the 93 selected - a record), four were French coproductions:

Among the short films, three French titles have been shortlisted.

In the Animated Short Film category:

In the Live Action Short Film category:

Other nominations:

The final nominations will be announced on March 15 and the Oscars' ceremony will take place on April 25 in Hollywood.

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