Boys of Paul Street, The (1968): Hungary’s Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film

The Boys of Paul Street is a 1969 Hungarian drama film directed by Zoltán Fábri and based on the 1906 youth novel The Paul Street Boys by Ferenc Molnár.
It features English-speaking (American and British) child actors (led by Anthony Kemp as Ernő Nemecsek) accompanied by Hungarian adult ones including actress Mari Törőcsik as Nemecsek’s mother.
The film was acclaimed as the most faithful adaptation of Molnár’s source novel and a classic film in Hungary.
Oscar Nominations: 1

Best Foreign Language Film (Hungary)

Oscar Awards: None
Oscar Context:
The Foreign Language Film Oscar went to “War and Peace” from the Soviet Union. 

Only two Hungarian films have won the Best Foreign Language Oscar: Mephisto in 1981, and Son of Saul in 2015.