The number of countries that have put forward their films for an Oscar in 2017 in the category “Best foreign film”, the record rose from 85 to 92.
This was announced by the American film Academy.
The first applications for participation filed, Haiti, Honduras, Laos, Mozambique, Senegal and Syria.
This year on “Oscar” Ukraine nominated film “Black Level” Valentine Vasyanovich. The film is about a wedding photographer Konstantin, in whose life comes a black stripe, which the protagonist tries to overcome.
Now the prestigious American publications predict that the final nomination will get movies that have excelled in international film festivals. In particular, the Swedish winner of “Golden palm” of Cannes-2017 “Square”. According to experts, large the chances of winning are the films “Fantastic woman”, “On the edge”, “Foxtrot”, “120 BPM”, “body and soul”. In addition, the film is angelina Jolie’s “First they killed my father” is also on the high levels of lists and film critics.
Note that the final five nominees for the “Oscar” will be called at the end of January 2018. Prior to this, will announce the shortlist of the 9 best movies that claim to the prestigious award.