List of submissions to the 71st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film


List of submissions to the 71st Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film

The following 45 films, all from different countries, were submitted for the 71st Academy Awards in the category Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film (release at the country of origin November 1, 1997 - October 31, 1998, ceremony March 1999). The bolded titles were the five nominated films, which came from Argentina, Brazil, Iran, Italy (winner) and Spain. The Academy had initially invited 73 countries to submit their films. [cite web | last = Hernandez | first = Eugene | title = Academy Seeking Foreign Language Oscar Submissions | publisher = indieWire | date = 2008-08-12 | url = http://www.indiewire.com/biz/biz_980812_briefsOscarSubm.html | accessdate = 2008-08-25]

Kyrgyzstan submitted a film for the first time, and Lebanon & Morocco returned to the competition after more than a decade-long absence.

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*cite journal
last = Honeycutt
first = Kirk
title = 45 Nations Vying For Oscar
journal = The Hollywood Reporter
date = 1998-11-24
url = http://www.allbusiness.com/services/motion-pictures/4931453-1.html
accessdate = 2008-08-25

*cite web | last = Rabinowitz | first = Mark | title = 45 Foreign Oscar Submissions Are a Mix of Festival Favorites and More Obscure Entries | publisher = indieWire | date = 1998-11-30 | url = http://www.indiewire.com/biz/biz_981130_45ForeignOscarS.html | accessdate = 2008-08-25


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