Oscar 1985: Foreign Language Film

In 1985, the winner of the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar was The Official Story, from Argentina.

The five nominees were:

The Official Story, Argentina (winner)

Angry Harvest, Germany

Colonel Redl, Hungary

Three Men and a Cradle, France

When Father Was Away on Business, Yugoslavia


The N.Y. Film Critics Circle, The L.A. Film Critics Association, the National Board 0f Review, and the National Society of Film Critics voted the Japanese film, Ran, by Kurosawa, as the best foreign language film of the year.