The United States Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says: list of international films that will enter the race for the Oscars in 10 categories during the 94th edition.
Among the 15 most voted films appeared fire night, by Tatiana Huezo, a film highly acclaimed at the Cannes Film Festival, will mark Mexico’s presence on the list, which includes productions from 92 countries.
The footage also stands out cathedral square, by Abner Benaim, the most internationally recognized Panamanian director who, for the third time, represented his country in the long-awaited Oscar race, having shown his confidence at the film festival Guadalajara and the Central American nation, respectively.
For Spain stands out good boss, by filmmaker Fernando León de Aranoa, starring Javier Bardem, a highly regarded face on the Hollywood circuit and winner of a gold statuette for There’s no place for cowards (2007).
Likewise, musician Alberto Iglesias, composer of the soundtrack from parallel mother, by Oscar-winning filmmaker Pedro Almodóvar, was selected as a semifinalist in the section for best original soundtrack, in which he will compete with Gucci house, King Richard you Charm (United States), as well as Spencer you No Time to Die (Great Britain).
European feature films round out the list Hand of God, directed by Italian Paolo Sorrentino; Worst People in the World (Norway), Blurry (Denmark), Great Freedom (Austria) and Compartment No.6 (Finland), featured in major film events on a global scale.
According to the Academy, members from all branches are invited to participate in the preliminary round of voting and must meet minimum viewing requirements.
The final nominations will be known later with the other nominees and the winners will be announced at the 94th edition of the Oscars, on 27 March 2022.
(With information from the OT)