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Director Markus Imhoof falls out of the Oscar race

Switzerland has nominated "Eldorado" by the Swiss Director Markus Imhoof for the best foreign language Film . Now, Eldorado is"", however on the Shortlist. The Film was already out of contention in the pre-selection. Also, the Film was entered in the section "best documentary". But also on this Shortlist, he is no more.

German Director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck remains with his Film "a work without the author" in the race for the foreign Oscar. He did not make it to the Shortlisted nine candidates for the Oscar in the category best foreign language Film, the Academy announced. 22. January will be nominated from the Shortlist of five films, under which, in February, the winner is determined.

"Cold" Was Shortlisted for the foreign Oscar

The German Oscar candidate on this year's 14. The Zurich Film Festival, was shown at a Gala Premiere, it competes among others with the Polish romantic drama "Cold war" by Pawel Pawlikowski, winner of the European film award for best Film, and the streaming service Netflix produced Drama "Rome" of the Mexican Director Alfonso Cuarón.

Also in the race of the Thriller, "Burning" of the South Korean Lee Chang-Dong, "Capernaum" from Lebanon, the Japanese Film "Shoplifters - Manbiki kazoku", "Pájaros de verano" from Colombia, the Drama "The Guilty" from Denmark and "Ayka"from Kazakhstan. The Oscar ceremony will take place on 24. February instead.

Donnersmarck brought to the Stasi Drama "the lives of Others" back in 2007 the foreign Oscar. In "work without the author" with the actors Tom Schilling and Sebastian Koch goes to the Making and creative process of an artist. Is based the Film on the life of the German painter Gerhard Richter. (SDA/ahl)

Created: 18.12.2018, 15:14 PM

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