90th Academy Awards nominees – Best Foreign Language Film

The nominations have been announced for the Best Foreign Language Film at next year’s Academy Awards.

Of the 92 films that were nominated to represent the respective countries, nine films have been chosen. The list is as follows:

Chile – “A Fantastic Woman” (Sebastián Lelio)
Germany – “In the Fade” (Fatih Akin)
Hungary – “On Body and Soul” (Ildikó Enyedi)
Israel – “Foxtrot” (Samuel Maoz)
Lebanon – “The Insult” (Ziad Doueiri)
Russia – “Loveless” (Andrey Zvyagintsev)
Senegal – “Félicité” (Alain Gomis)
South Africa – “The Wound” (John Trengove)
Sweden – “The Square” (Ruben Ostlund)

The big shock is the exclusion of the brilliant Thelma.

The full nominees will be announced on 23rd January 2018.