13 French films and co-productions in the Academy’s Foreign Language Film Award 2015 Selection

October 22, 2014 | By Pauline Lamy

French cinema will be well represented at the 87th Academy Awards next February 22nd, with 2 French films and 11 French co-productions out of the 76 features which are running the Oscar race.

The two french films, Bertrand Bonello's Saint Laurent and Abderrahmane Sissako's Timbuktu will respectively represent France and Mauritania in the foreign-language Oscar campaign.


- SAINT LAURENT by Bertrand Bonello
France - Production: France

- TIMBUKTU by Abderrahmane Sissako
Mauritania - Production: France

- TWO DAYS, ONE NIGHT by Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne
Belgium - Coproduction : Belgium, France, Italy

- MATAR A UN HOMBRE by Alejandro Fernandez Almendras
Chile - Coproduction : Chile, France

- THE NIGHTINGALE by Philippe Muyl
China - Coproduction : China, France

- MATEO by Maria Gamboa
Colombia - Coproduction : Colombia, France

- CORN ISLAND  by Giorgi Ovashvili
Georgia - Coproduction : Georgia, Germany, France, Czech Republic

- GETT, THE TRIAL OF VIVIANE AMSALEM by Ronit and Shlomi Elkabetz
Israel - Coproduction : France, Germany, Israel

- HUMAN CAPITAL by Paolo Virzi
Italy / Coproduction : Italy, France

- 1001 GRAM by Bent Hamer
Norway / Coproduction : Norway, Germany, France

- EYES OF A THIEF by Najwa Najjar
Palestine / Coproduction : France, Palestinian Territories, Algeria, Sweden,Germany

- TURIST by Ruben Östlund
Sweden / Coproduction : Sweden, France, Denmark

- WINTER SLEEP by Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Turkey / Coproduction : Turkey, France, Germany

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