2015 87th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film

by dfwforeignbuff | created - 15 Sep 2014 | updated - 21 Dec 2014 | Public

2015 87th Academy Award Nominations for Best Foreign Language Film (films not in English language) 83 films Each country has its own selection process. once the countries decision has been made to the full submission list the foreign language committee will select a film for addition to a nine-film shortlist, and eventually into the final five nominations. So far My Beloved Dearest 2015, and the boys from marx and engel 2015 do not have entries in imdb database;

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1. A Few Cubic Meters of Love (2014)

90 min | Drama, Romance

A romance blooms between a young Iranian man working in a factory in Tehran and the daughter of an Afghan worker.

Director: Jamshid Mahmoudi | Stars: Hasiba Ebrahimi, Nader Fallah, Masoud Mirtaheri, Alireza Ostadi

Votes: 380

2. Das finstere Tal (2014)

Not Rated | 115 min | Mystery, Western

Through a hidden path a lone rider reaches a little town high up in the Alps. Nobody knows where the stranger comes from, nor what he wants there. But everyone knows that they don't want him to stay.

Director: Andreas Prochaska | Stars: Sam Riley, Tobias Moretti, Paula Beer, Thomas Schubert

Votes: 9,759

3. Bulgarian Rhapsody (2014)

108 min | Drama

Summer of 1943. The Jews of Greater Bulgaria must adhere to the laws of Germany. Moni, (17) a Jewish youngster from Sofia and Giogio the son of the commissar for Jewish affairs' driver, ... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Nitchev | Stars: Kristiyan Makarov, Moni Moshonov, Tatyana Lolova, Stefan Popov

Votes: 330

4. Matar a un hombre (2014)

TV-14 | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A working class man who, tired of being the victim of criminals, decides to take justice in his own hands.

Director: Alejandro Fernández Almendras | Stars: Daniel Candia, Alejandra Yañez, Daniel Antivilo, Ariel Mateluna

Votes: 1,290

5. Kauboji (2013)

107 min | Comedy, Drama

Eight outsiders who trying to create a theater play while breaking every rule of theater craft.

Director: Tomislav Mrsic | Stars: Sasa Anocic, Zivko Anocic, Matija Antolic, Hrvoje Barisic

Votes: 796

6. Cristo Rey (2013)

R | 96 min | Action, Drama, Romance

In a poor shantytown of Santo Domingo, Haitians and Dominicans struggle amidst a complex social and political context. Two half brothers, Janvier and Rudy, will get into a confrontation for... See full summary »

Director: Leticia Tonos | Stars: James Saintil, Akari Endo, Yasser Michelén, Jalsen Santana

Votes: 136

7. Tangerines (2013)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, War

73 Metascore

War in Georgia, Apkhazeti region in 1990. An Estonian man Ivo has stayed behind to harvest his crops of tangerines. In a bloody conflict at his door, a wounded man is left behind, and Ivo is forced to take him in.

Director: Zaza Urushadze | Stars: Lembit Ulfsak, Elmo Nüganen, Giorgi Nakashidze, Misha Meskhi

Votes: 28,406 | Gross: $0.14M

8. Betoniyö (2013)

Unrated | 96 min | Drama

A fourteen-year-old boy in a stifling Helsinki slum takes some unwise life lessons from his soon-to-be-incarcerated older brother.

Director: Pirjo Honkasalo | Stars: Johannes Brotherus, Jari Virman, Anneli Karppinen, Juhan Ulfsak

Votes: 852

9. Simindis kundzuli (2014)

100 min | Drama, War

The river creates and the river destroys in an eternal cycle that even man can't escape.

Director: George Ovashvili | Stars: Ilyas Salman, Mariam Buturishvili, Irakli Samushia, Tamer Levent

Votes: 3,383

10. Beloved Sisters (2014)

Not Rated | 138 min | Drama, History, Romance

66 Metascore

The aristocratic sisters Charlotte and Caroline both fall in love with the controversial young writer and hothead Friedrich Schiller. Defying the conventions of their time, the sisters ... See full summary »

Director: Dominik Graf | Stars: Hannah Herzsprung, Florian Stetter, Henriette Confurius, Claudia Messner

Votes: 1,196 | Gross: $0.05M

11. Little England (2013)

Not Rated | 132 min | Drama, Romance

One home, one secret, one man, two sisters.

Director: Pantelis Voulgaris | Stars: Pinelopi Tsilika, Sofia Kokkali, Aneza Papadopoulou, Andreas Konstantinou

Votes: 5,078

12. Fehér isten (2014)

R | 121 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

80 Metascore

Thirteen-year-old Lili fights to protect her dog Hagen. She is devastated when her father eventually sets Hagen free on the streets. Still innocently believing love can conquer any difficulty, Lili sets out to find her dog and save him.

Director: Kornél Mundruczó | Stars: Zsófia Psotta, Sándor Zsótér, Lili Horváth, Szabolcs Thuróczy

Votes: 12,877 | Gross: $0.28M

13. Soko nomi nite hikari kagayaku (2014)

120 min | Drama

Two troubled souls living on the fringes of a port town fall in love, but their trials are far from over.

Director: Mipo Oh | Stars: Gô Ayano, Chizuru Ikewaki, Masaki Suda, Kazuya Takahashi

Votes: 385

14. Never Die Young (2013)

66 min | Documentary, Drama

It's the story of a journey, a curse even. It's the story of an addiction, a handicap, a survival. It's also a love story.

Director: Pol Cruchten | Stars: Robinson Stévenin, Laurence Côte, Antoine Andret, Thomas Beckius

Votes: 25

15. Timbuktu (2014)

PG-13 | 97 min | Drama

92 Metascore

A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives -- which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith -- abruptly disturbed.

Director: Abderrahmane Sissako | Stars: Ibrahim Ahmed, Abel Jafri, Toulou Kiki, Layla Walet Mohamed

Votes: 13,811 | Gross: $1.08M

16. Cantinflas (2014)

PG | 102 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

44 Metascore

The untold story of Mexico's greatest and most beloved comedy film star of all time, from his humble origins on the small stage to the bright lights of Hollywood.

Director: Sebastian del Amo | Stars: Óscar Jaenada, Michael Imperioli, Ilse Salas, Bárbara Mori

Votes: 3,407 | Gross: $6.37M

17. Jhola (2013)

90 min | Drama, History

After her husband's death, a girl is forced to die due to the Sati practice in Nepal.

Director: Yadav Kumar Bhattarai | Stars: Garima Panta, Sujal Nepal, Laxmi Giri, Deshbhakta Khanal

Votes: 230

18. Lucia de B. (2014)

97 min | Drama

A young assistant DA puts a serial killing nurse behind bars, only to discover evidence that may prove her innocence.

Director: Paula van der Oest | Stars: Marwan Kenzari, Sallie Harmsen, Barry Atsma, Fedja van Huêt

Votes: 2,986

19. 1001 Gram (2014)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

65 Metascore

When Norwegian scientist Marie attends a seminar in Paris on the actual weight of a kilo, it is her own measurement of disappointment, grief and, not least, love, that ends up on the scale.

Director: Bent Hamer | Stars: Ane Dahl Torp, Laurent Stocker, Hildegun Riise, Stein Winge

Votes: 1,195

20. Ida (2013)

PG-13 | 82 min | Drama

91 Metascore

Anna, a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a dark family secret dating back to the years of the German occupation.

Director: Pawel Pawlikowski | Stars: Agata Kulesza, Agata Trzebuchowska, Dawid Ogrodnik, Jerzy Trela

Votes: 42,532 | Gross: $3.83M

21. E Agora? Lembra-me (2013)

Unrated | 164 min | Documentary, Biography, History

86 Metascore

Joaquim Pinto, who has been living with HIV for more than two decades, looks back at his life in cinema, at his friendships and loves, at the mysteries of art and nature - while undergoing an experimental drug treatment.

Director: Joaquim Pinto | Stars: Joaquim Pinto, Nuno Leonel, Serge Daney, Raoul Ruiz

Votes: 338

22. Câinele Japonez (2013)

86 min | Drama

When a flood strikes Costache's village in Romania, his wife Maria and all of their possessions are swept away. Now in a village shelter, Costache refuses to sell his land and move onward. ... See full summary »

Director: Tudor Cristian Jurgiu | Stars: Victor Rebengiuc, Serban Pavlu, Laurentiu Lazar, Ioana Abur

Votes: 373

23. Montevideo, vidimo se! (2014)

141 min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy

A football team from Belgrade, in the former Yugoslavia, gets a chance to go to the First World Football Championship, but things get complicated along the way.

Director: Dragan Bjelogrlic | Stars: Milos Bikovic, Petar Strugar, Armand Assante, Viktor Savic

Votes: 5,606

24. Turist (2014)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

A family vacationing in the French Alps is confronted with a devastating avalanche.

Director: Ruben Östlund | Stars: Johannes Kuhnke, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Clara Wettergren, Vincent Wettergren

Votes: 38,662 | Gross: $1.36M

25. Bing du (2014)

95 min | Drama

In Burma-China border, a homecoming woman and a motorcycle driver turn to Crystal Meth to escape crushing poverty and boredom.

Director: Midi Z | Stars: Shin-Hong Wang, Ke-Xi Wu

Votes: 200

26. Kis Uykusu (2014)

Not Rated | 196 min | Drama

88 Metascore

A hotel owner and landlord in a remote Turkish village deals with conflicts within his family and a tenant behind on his rent.

Director: Nuri Bilge Ceylan | Stars: Haluk Bilginer, Melisa Sözen, Demet Akbag, Ayberk Pekcan

Votes: 32,746

27. The Guide (I) (2013)

Not Rated | 40 min | Documentary, Adventure | Completed

THE GUIDE is a coming-of-age tale set against the restoration of a war-torn national park in Mozambique. Raised near Gorongosa National Park, young Tonga Torcida dreams of becoming a tour ... See full summary »

Director: Jessica Yu

Votes: 6

28. The Liberator (2013)

R | 119 min | Biography, Drama, History

51 Metascore

Simon Bolivar fought over 100 battles against the Spanish Empire in South America. He rode over 70,000 miles on horseback. His military campaigns covered twice the territory of Alexander the Great. His army never conquered -- it liberated.

Director: Alberto Arvelo | Stars: Edgar Ramírez, Erich Wildpret, María Valverde, Juana Acosta

Votes: 4,385 | Gross: $0.11M

29. Olvidados (2014)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama

42 Metascore

After suffering a heart attack, retired General José Mendieta is haunted by his past as an officer in Operation Condor, the CIA-backed campaign of political repression in Latin America.

Director: Carlos Bolado | Stars: Damián Alcázar, Rafael Ferro, Carla Ortiz, Tomás Fonzi

Votes: 118 | Gross: $0.02M

30. Huang jin shi dai (2014)

177 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

57 Metascore

The life story of Xiao Hong, one of China's most famous essayists and novelists, who reflected the progressive thinking not frequently seen during the 1930s.

Director: Ann Hui | Stars: Wei Tang, William Feng, Zhiwen Wang, Yawen Zhu

Votes: 828 | Gross: $0.10M

31. Rocks in My Pockets (2014)

Not Rated | 88 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

78 Metascore

Signe Baumane and five women in her family battle with depression and madness.

Director: Signe Baumane | Star: Signe Baumane

Votes: 522 | Gross: $0.02M

32. Invasion (I) (2012)

102 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

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Director: Dito Tsintsadze | Stars: Burghart Klaußner, Heike Trinker, Merab Ninidze, David Imper

Votes: 67

33. Zapelji me (2013)

83 min | Drama

A pair of emotionally scarred 19-year-olds seek refuge from a harsh adult world in each other's arms. He has a juvenile detention behind him, she has a rapacious sexual appetite. As an escape, the pair are having hungry sex everywhere.

Director: Marko Santic | Stars: Janko Mandic, Nina Rakovec, Natasa Barbara Gracner, Peter Musevski

Votes: 114

34. La lune rouge (2013)

117 min | Drama

SCENE 189 INT / NIGHT cinema Rif Celebration of the 40 the day of the disappearance of Amer. the room is crowded; Everyone who knew Amer (friends and foes) are here: Bidaoui, Rachdi, ... See full summary »

Director: Hassan Ben Jalloun | Stars: Fattah Ngadi, Fatine Hilal Bik, Wassila Sobhi, Fatima Zahra Bennacer

35. Fair Play (2014)

100 min | Drama, Sport

The 1980s in Czechoslovakia. The young talented sprinter Anna (Judit Bárdos) is selected for the national team and starts training to qualify for the Olympic Games. As a part of the ... See full summary »

Director: Andrea Sedlácková | Stars: Anna Geislerová, Eva Josefíková, Berenika Kohoutová, Judit Bárdos

Votes: 732

36. Mateo (II) (2014)

R | 86 min | Drama

At the impressionable age of 16, young Mateo faces a dilemma about the direction his life will take when his corrupt uncle asks him to infiltrate a local Barrancabermeja theatre group to uncover its members' political activities.

Director: Maria Gamboa | Stars: Carlos Hernández, Felipe Botero, Samuel Lazcano, Miriam Gutiérrez

Votes: 129

37. Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho (2014)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance

71 Metascore

Leonardo is a blind teenager searching for independence. His everyday life, the relationship with his best friend, Giovana, and the way he sees the world change completely with the arrival of Gabriel.

Director: Daniel Ribeiro | Stars: Ghilherme Lobo, Fabio Audi, Tess Amorim, Lúcia Romano

Votes: 18,353 | Gross: $0.10M

38. Haemoo (2014)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, Thriller

61 Metascore

A fishing-boat crew takes on a dangerous commission to smuggle a group of illegal immigrants from China to Korea.

Director: Sung-bo Shim | Stars: Yoon-Seok Kim, Yoo-chun Park, Ye-ri Han, Seong-kun Mun

Votes: 2,183

39. Losejas (2013)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Thriller

Paramedic Vincentas is a passionate gambler, who is forced to make radical decisions to return the debts. An idea strikes Vincentas to create an illegal game related to his profession. Love, life and death will be at stake.

Director: Ignas Jonynas | Stars: Vytautas Kaniusonis, Oona Mekas, Rimas Blockis, Giedre Giedraityte

Votes: 1,398

40. Mommy (I) (2014)

R | 139 min | Drama

74 Metascore

A widowed single mother, raising her violent son alone, finds new hope when a mysterious neighbor inserts herself into their household.

Director: Xavier Dolan | Stars: Anne Dorval, Antoine Olivier Pilon, Suzanne Clément, Patrick Huard

Votes: 39,253 | Gross: $3.49M

41. Sorg og glæde (2013)

107 min | Drama

In SORROW AND JOY filmmaker Johannes and his wife, schoolteacher Signe, experience the biggest sorrow and misfortune one can ever imagine. Nevertheless, in all the hopelessness they must ... See full summary »

Director: Nils Malmros | Stars: Jakob Cedergren, Helle Fagralid, Ida Dwinger, Kristian Halken

Votes: 988

42. Vonarstræti (2014)

129 min | Drama

A Reykjavik pre-school teacher struggles to raise her daughter while selling casual sex to help make ends meet.

Director: Baldvin Zophoníasson | Stars: Hera Hilmar, Thor Kristjansson, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Atli Oskar Fjalarsson

Votes: 1,405

43. Gett (2014)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama

90 Metascore

After a lukewarm marriage of over twenty years, a woman appeals to her husband's compassion to obtain the desirable divorce document in front of a court, which proves to be more challenging than she would expect.

Directors: Ronit Elkabetz, Shlomi Elkabetz | Stars: Ronit Elkabetz, Simon Abkarian, Gabi Amrani, Dalia Beger

Votes: 5,167 | Gross: $0.99M

44. Three Windows and a Hanging (2014)

94 min | Drama

In a traditional village where life is gradually being rebuilt, the schoolteacher Lushe is driven by her conscience to give an interview to an international journalist. During the interview... See full summary »

Director: Isa Qosja | Stars: Irena Cahani, Luan Jaha, Donat Qosja, Xhevat Qorraj

Votes: 139

45. Khid thueng withaya (2014)

110 min | Drama

It follows the story of two lonely teachers, a male and a female. They were assigned at the same rural school but a year apart. The girl being assigned first, attempted to write her ... See full summary »

Director: Nithiwat Tharatorn | Stars: Laila Boonyasak, Sukrit Wisetkaew, Sukollawat Kanarot, Chutima Teepanat

Votes: 1,281

46. Norte, hangganan ng kasaysayan (2013)

TV-MA | 250 min | Crime, Drama

81 Metascore

An embittered law student commits a brutal double murder; a family man takes the fall and is forced into a harsh prison sentence; a mother and her two children wander the countryside looking for some kind of redemption.

Director: Lav Diaz | Stars: Sid Lucero, Angeli Bayani, Archie Alemania, Soliman Cruz

Votes: 1,417

47. The Dead Lands (2014)

R | 107 min | Action, Adventure

59 Metascore

After his tribe is slaughtered through an act of treachery, the teenage son of a slain Maori chieftain looks to avenge his father's murder and bring peace and honor to the souls of his loved ones.

Director: Toa Fraser | Stars: James Rolleston, Lawrence Makoare, Te Kohe Tuhaka, Xavier Horan

Votes: 3,974 | Gross: $0.00M

48. Liar's Dice (2013)

104 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

A mother and her daughter embarks on a desperate journey to find her missing husband. She met an guy who promised to help her for money. With limited money it become difficult to continue the search which leads to anxiety and despair.

Director: Geethu Mohandas | Stars: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Geetanjali Thapa, Manya Gupta, Vikram Bhagra

Votes: 467

49. Leviathan (2014)

R | 140 min | Crime, Drama

92 Metascore

In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family.

Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev | Stars: Aleksey Serebryakov, Elena Lyadova, Roman Madyanov, Vladimir Vdovichenkov

Votes: 40,210 | Gross: $1.09M

50. Elelwani (2012)

98 min | Drama, Family, History