Oscar 2006: Academy’s Short List of Foreign Language Oscar Nominees

Jan 16, 2007–Nine films have been named to a “short list” of titles for the Best Foreign-Language Oscar nomination

The nine were selected from the 61 films submitted for consideration:

Rachid Bouchareb’s “Days of Glory” (Algeria)

Deepa Mehta’s “Water” (Canada)

Susanne Bier’s “After the Wedding” (Denmark)

Daniele Thompson’s “Avenue Montaigne” (France)

Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck’s “The Lives of Others” (Germany)

Guillermo del Toro’s “Pan’s Labyrinth” (Mexico)

Paul Verhoeven’s “Black Book” (The
Netherlands)

Pedro Almodovar’s “Volver” (Spain)

Fredi M. Murer’s “Vitus,” (Switzerland). The

The five finalists will be announced with the rest of the Oscar nominations on Tuesday, Jan 23, 2007.