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14 October 2011 < 1 min read


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The Academy has released the final list of eligible films in the Best Foreign-Language Film category, with submissions from 63 countries making the cut.

The total is two less than last year’s record 65 entries. 

This year’s crop includes “The Orator”, the first ever submission from New Zealand.

Missing from the list are a couple of films that were submitted by their countries but disqualified by the Academy’s foreign-language executive committee, which vets films to make sure the majority of their dialogue is in a language other than English, and the creative personnel hail from the country of origin.

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via Reuters

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