List of submissions to the 93rd Academy Awards for Best International Feature Filmby whittleboy615 | created - 4 months ago | updated - 2 months ago | Public
For the 93rd Academy Awards, the submitted motion pictures must be first released theatrically in their respective countries between 1 October 2019 and 31 December 2020.
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1. Another Round (2020)
Not Rated | 117 min | Comedy, Drama
Four high school teachers consume alcohol on a daily basis to see how it affects their social and professional lives.
2. Better Days (2019)
135 min | Crime, Drama, Family
A bullied teenage girl forms an unlikely friendship with a mysterious young man who protects her from her assailants, all while she copes with the pressures of her final examinations.
Nominated, Hong Kong
3. The Man Who Sold His Skin (2020)
104 min | Drama
His own body turned into a living work of art and promptly exhibited in a museum, Sam, a Syrian refugee, will soon realize to have sold away more than just his skin.
4. Quo vadis, Aida? (2020)
101 min | Drama, History, War
Aida is a translator for the UN in the small town of Srebrenica. When the Serbian army takes over the town, her family is among the thousands of citizens looking for shelter in the UN camp.
Nominated, Bosnia and Herzegovina
5. Collective (2019)
Not Rated | 109 min | Documentary
Director Alexander Nanau follows a crack team of investigators at the Romanian newspaper Gazeta Sporturilor as they try to uncover a vast health-care fraud that enriched moguls and politicians and led to the deaths of innocent citizens.
6. A Sun (2019)
156 min | Crime, Drama
A family of four fractures under the weight of unmet expectations, unexpected tragedy, and uncompromising pride.
7. Hope (2019)
130 min | Drama, Romance
The relationship between artist-partners Tomas and Anja is put to the test after Anja gets a life-threatening diagnosis.
8. Sun Children (2020)
99 min | Drama
12-year-old Ali and his three friends, together they work hard to survive and support their families. In a turn of events that seems miraculous, Ali is entrusted to find hidden treasure underground.
9. Night of the Kings (2020)
R | 93 min | Drama, Fantasy
A young man is sent to "La Maca", a prison of Ivory Coast in the middle of the forest ruled by its prisoners. With the red moon rising, he is designated by the Boss to be the new "Roman" and must tell a story to the other prisoners.
Shortlisted, Ivory Coast
10. Charlatan (2020)
118 min | Drama, History
The breathtaking story of a man gifted with exceptional abilities set against the background of the events of the totalitarian fifties.
Shortlisted, Czech Republic
11. La Llorona (2019)
Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
An aging paranoid war criminal, protected by his faithful wife, faces death while being haunted by the ghosts of his past.
12. I'm No Longer Here (2019)
TV-MA | 112 min | Drama
In Monterrey, Mexico, a young street gang spends their days dancing to slowed-down cumbia and attending parties. After a mix-up with a local cartel, their leader is forced to migrate to the U.S. but quickly longs to return home.
13. Two of Us (2019)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama, Romance
Pensioners Nina and Madeleine have hidden their deep and passionate love for many decades, but their bond is put to the test when they are suddenly unable to move freely between each other's apartments.
14. Dear Comrades! (2020)
121 min | Drama, History
When the communist government raises food prices in 1962, the rebellious workers from the small industrial town of Novocherkassk go on strike. The massacre which then ensues is seen through the eyes of a devout party activist.
15. The Mole Agent (2020)
Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary
A private investigator in Chile hires someone to work as a mole at a retirement home where a client of his suspects the caretakers of elder abuse.
16. The Man Standing Next (2020)
Not Rated | 114 min | Drama, History, Thriller
In the 1970s Korea is under the absolute control of the president Park who controls the KCIA the organization with the edge over any branch of government.
17. Blizzard of Souls (2019)
Not Rated | 123 min | Drama, History, War
After losing his mother and his home, Arturs finds some consolation in joining the army. However, war is nothing like he imagined.
18. The Endless Trench (2019)
TV-MA | 147 min | Action, Drama, History
1936. A country taken by the fascism. A husband marked for the killing. A wife determined to all for saving him. An endless incarceration in his own home.
19. Tove (2020)
100 min | Biography, Drama
The movie centres on the life of Tove Jansson, showing both her personal relationships, and the creation of the popular Moomin books.
20. Wet Season (2019)
103 min | Drama
A teacher and student at a Singapore high school form a special, self-affirming bond.
21. And Tomorrow the Entire World (2020)
TV-MA | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
How far one is willing to go for the sake of one's political commitment.
22. Charter (2020)
94 min | Drama
After a divorce, Alice hasn't seen her children in two months as she awaits a custody verdict. When her son calls her in the middle of the night, Alice takes action, abducting the children on an illicit charter trip to the Canary Islands.
23. Impetigore (2019)
Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Maya with her best friend, Dini, tries to survive in a city without a family. She realized that she might inherit a property from her rich family. Maya returns to the village with Dini and unaware of the danger was waiting for her.
24. Leap (2020)
135 min | Drama, Sport
After 12 years, the Chinese women's volleyball team again reached the Olympic final. The ups and downs of the Chinese women's volleyball team for more than three decades have slowly spread away.
Votes: 840 | Gross: $0.08M
25. Monster (2019)
86 min | Drama
Ireland, 1845 on the eve of The Great Hunger. Colmán Sharkey, a fisherman, a father, a husband, takes in a stranger at the behest of a local priest. Patsy, a former soldier in the ... See full summary »
26. Asia (2020)
85 min | Drama
Asia's motherhood has always been an ongoing struggle rather than an obvious instinct. Becoming a mother at a very early age has shaped Asia's relationship with her teenage daughter Vika. ... See full summary »
27. Buladó (2020)
87 min | Drama
As the different mentalities of rational father Ouira and spiritual grandfather Weljo start to clash, eleven-year-old Kenza is determined to find her own path into adult life. A magical-realism film placed on a junkyard in Curaçao.
28. 14 Days, 12 Nights (2019)
99 min | Drama
Isabelle and her partner adopted Clara in Vietnam, who died several years after. In order to heal her wounds, Isabelle flies to Hanoi to discover the culture of Clara and meet her biological mother, who will later become her friend.
29. True Mothers (2020)
140 min | Drama
A woman with an adopted child is contacted unexpectedly by the child's birth mother.
30. Agnes Joy (2019)
92 min | Drama
Rannveig is experiencing burnout in all aspects of her mundane suburban life. She's stuck with a job she hates and a marriage that is slowly dying. On top of that, she's constantly fighting... See full summary »
31. My Little Sister (2020)
99 min | Drama
Lisa has bid goodbye to her ambitions as a playwright and the Berlin arts scene and now lives in Switzerland with her husband, who runs an international school. When her twin brother falls ill, she returns to Berlin.
32. Notturno (2020)
TV-MA | 100 min | Documentary
Gianfranco Rosi's new documentary is an immersive portrait of those trying to survive in the war-torn Middle East.
Director: Gianfranco Rosi
33. Open Door (2019)
78 min | Drama
A married Albanian mother and her pregnant sister try to find a man to play the part of the sister's husband before they meet up with their strict, traditional father.
34. The Sleepwalkers (2019)
107 min | Drama
Tracking the tandem voyages of a mother and daughter into fraught emotional terrain, Argentinian director Paula Hernández examines the ways desire and expectation clash when familial pressures push women to their limits.
35. Songs of Solomon (2020)
R | 103 min | Drama
From the two time academy award winning producer and writer of "Green Book" and Inspired by true events, comes a film about a childhood friendship torn apart by a horrible empire set out to... See full summary »
36. What We Wanted (2020)
TV-MA | 93 min | Drama
A couple facing fertility issues finds their marriage tested on a vacation to a Sardinian resort - and the family next door only adds to the tension.
37. Sincerely Yours, Dhaka (2018)
134 min | Drama
Eleven emerging Bangladeshi filmmakers present a collection of gritty shorts centered on the capital city and the people living in its margins.
Directors: Tanvir Ahsan, Saleh Sobhan Auneem, Krishnendu Chattopadhyay, Mir Mukarram Hossain, Nuhash Humayun, Mahmudul Islam, Golam Kibria, Abdullah Al Noor, Rahat Rahman, Robiul Alam Robi, Syed Ahmed Shawki | Stars: Mostafizur Noor Imran, Fazlur Rahman Babu, Johan, Shamsi Sayeka
38. Working Girls (2020)
91 min | Drama
Everyday, three sex workers cross the border from France into Belgium to practice their trade. At the end of one particularly hot summer, all three share a secret that will bind them together forever.
39. Chaco (2020)
80 min | Drama, War
In 1934, Bolivia is at war with Paraguay. Liborio and Ticona and other Bolivian indigenous soldiers are lost in the hell of the Chaco, under the commandment of German Captain Kundt. They're... See full summary »
40. Babenco: Tell Me When I Die (2019)
75 min | Documentary, Biography
"I have already lived my death and now all that is left is to make a film about it." So said the filmmaker Hector Babenco to Bárbara Paz when he realized he did not have much time left. She... See full summary »
41. The Father (2019)
87 min | Comedy, Drama
Vasil has just lost his long-time partner in life, his wife Valentina. When a woman at her funeral proclaims that the dead woman called her cell phone, Vasil seeks out the help of a ... See full summary »
42. Fathers (II) (2020)
110 min | Drama, Family
Based on a true story, Losing one leg, a man lives on his cyclo-trisaw drives to provide for two children his wife abandons at a pagoda's corner.
43. The Fisherman's Diary (2020)
TV-MA | 143 min | Drama
Ekah is determined to go to school in a village of fishermen where a girl child's education is considered a taboo. Her drive to break this old adage gets her embroiled with her father, Solomon's past.
44. Forgotten We'll Be (2020)
136 min | Drama, History
The story about a Colombian writer's father. His father was an University md professor who promoted tolerance and human rights in his country. Writer exposes his feelings related to his ... See full summary »
45. Land of Ashes (2019)
82 min | Drama
Selva (13) lives in a coastal town in the Caribbean. After the sudden disappearance of her only motherly figure, she is left to take care of her grandfather who doesn't want to live. ... See full summary »
46. Extracurricular (2019)
101 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller