Best Foreign Language Film – 2016

Films are ranked in order of likelihood of being nominated.

List Last Updated: 1/11/17

 

1) Toni Erdmann

  • Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics
  • DirectorMaren Ade
  • Starring: Sandra Hüller, Peter Simonischek, Michael Wittenborn
  • Country: Germany

 

2) Land of Mine

  • Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics
  • Director: Martin Zandvliet
  • Starring: Joel BasmanRoland Møller, Louis Hofmann
  • Country: Denmark

 

3) A Man Called Ove

  • Distributor: Music Box Films
  • DirectorHannes Holm
  • Starring: Rolf Lassgård, Filip Berg, Bahar Pars
  • Country: Sweden
  • Where You Can See It: Amazon

 

4) My Life as a Zucchini

  • Distributor: Gkids
  • Director: Claude Barras
  • Starring: Gaspard Schlatter, Sixtine Murat, Paulin Jaccoud
  • Country: Switzerland
  • Where You Can See It: Theaters (2/24/2017)

 

5) Tanna

  • Distributor: UContact Films/Lightyear Entertainment
  • Directors: Martin Butler, Bentley Dean
  • Starring: Mungau Dain, Marie Wawa
  • Country: Australia

 

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6) The Salesman

  • Distributor: Cohen Media Group/Amazon Studios
  • Director: Asghar Farhadi
  • Starring: Shahab Hosseini, Taraneh Alidoosti, Babak Karimi
  • Country: Iran
  • Where You Can See It: Theaters – Limited Release, 1/27/17

 

7) Paradise

  • Distributor: ANT!PODE Sales & Distribution
  • Director: Andrey Konchalovskiy
  • Starring: Peter Kurth, Yuliya VysotskayaViktor Sukhorukov
  • Country: Russia

 

8) It’s Only the End of the World

  • Distributor: Téléfilm Canada
  • DirectorXavier Dolan
  • Starring: Vincent Cassel, Marion Cotillard, Gaspard Ulliel
  • Country: Canada

 

9) The King’s Choice

  • Distributor: ITN Productions
  • DirectorErik Poppe
  • Starring: Jesper Christensen, Anders Baasmo ChristiansenOdd-Audor Bentsen
  • Country: Norway