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Poll: Countries never nominated for the Foreign Language Oscar

These countries never had any of their films nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Which country do you think is most due for this honor?

(For the sake of limiting the options, the list is largely based on the number of submissions to the award each country has made. These numbers are mentioned in brackets for each option, but please vote according to your general perception of the country's achievements.)

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    Atiq Rahimi in The Patience Stone (2012)

    Afghanistan (9)
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    East, West, East: The Final Sprint (2009)

    Albania (9)
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    Nabat (2014)

    Azerbaijan (6)
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    Jalaler Golpo (2014)

    Bangladesh (11)
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    Olvidados (2014)

    Bolivia (5)
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    Tilt (2010)

    Bulgaria (26)
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    Red Princesses (2013)

    Costa Rica (4)
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    Olga Pakalovic and Mijo Jurisic in Halima's Path (2012)

    Croatia (24)
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    Sand Dollars (2014)

    Dominican Republic (8)
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    Silence in Dreamland (2013)

    Ecuador (4)
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    Yasmin Raeis in Factory Girl (2013)

    Egypt (30)
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    Biola tak berdawai (2003)

    Indonesia (17)
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    Son of Babylon (2009)

    Iraq (6)
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    Queen of the Mountains (2014)

    Kyrgyzstan (11)
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    Gulf Stream Under the Iceberg (2012)

    Latvia (7)
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    Nadine Labaki in Caramel (2007)

    Lebanon (12)
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    Julija Steponaityte and Aiste Dirziute in The Summer of Sangaile (2015)

    Lithuania (8)
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    Perl oder Pica (2006)

    Luxembourg (11)
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    The Story of the Weeping Camel (2003)

    Mongolia (2)
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    Nabil Ayouch in Horses of God (2012)

    Morocco (11)
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    Afia Nathaniel at an event for Dukhtar (2014)

    Pakistan (5)
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    Eddie Garcia and Princess in Bwakaw (2012)

    Philippines (27)
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    Manoel de Oliveira

    Portugal (32)
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    Cristian Mungiu and Oleg Mutu in 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (2007)

    Romania (31)
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    Haifaa Al-Mansour in Wadjda (2012)

    Saudi Arabia (1)
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    Bajram Severdzan in Black Cat, White Cat (1998)

    Serbia (22)
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    7 Letters (2015)

    Singapore (8)
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    Marko Igonda, Attila Mokos, and Péter Nádasdi in A Step Into the Dark (2014)

    Slovakia (19)
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    Igor Samobor in Class Enemy (2013)

    Slovenia (18)
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    Joon-ho Bong in Mother (2009)

    South Korea (27)
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    Jenjira Pongpas, Sakda Kaewbuadee, and Natthakarn Aphaiwonk in Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010)

    Thailand (22)
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    Nuri Bilge Ceylan at an event for Winter Sleep (2014)

    Turkey (22)
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    The Guide (2014)

    Ukraine (7)
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    Rolf Becker and Héctor Noguera in Mr. Kaplan (2014)

    Uruguay (13)
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    Edgar Ramírez in The Liberator (2013)

    Venezuela (25)

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