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Best 10 Movies Have More Chances to Win Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film 2017

A record total of 89 countries submitted a film before the deadline and 85 were accepted for Academy Award for best foreign language film 2017. Here is the list of best 10 among them which have more chaces to win the award.

Elle (France)

Directed by Paul Verhoeven
With Isabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte, Anne Consigny, Charles Berling

A successful businesswoman gets caught up in a game of cat and mouse as she tracks down the unknown man who raped her.

The Salesman (Iran)

Directed by Asghar Farhadi
With Shahab Hosseini, Taraneh Alidoosti, Babak Karimi, Mina Sadati

Forushande (The Salesman) is the story of a couple whose relationship begins to turn sour during their performance of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman.

Toni Erdmann (Germany)

Directed by Maren Ade
With Peter Simonischek, Sandra Hüller, Michael Wittenborn, Thomas Loibl

A father tries to reconnect with his adult daughter.

Julieta (Spain)

Directed by Pedro Almodóvar
With Adriana Ugarte, Michelle Jenner, Rossy de Palma, Emma Suárez

After a casual encounter, a brokenhearted woman decides to confront her life and the most important events about her stranded daughter.

Neruda (Chile)

Directed by Pablo Larraín
With Gael García Bernal, Luis Gnecco, Alfredo Castro, Mercedes Morán

An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party.

The Ardennes (Belgium)

Directed by Robin Pront
With Kevin Janssens, Jeroen Perceval, Veerle Baetens, Jan Bijvoet

A brutal home-jacking goes hopelessly wrong. Dave, one of the two robbers, manages to run off, leaving his brother Kenneth behind. Four years later, Kenneth is released from prison and much has changed. Dave has his life back on track and is trying to help Kenneth however possible, but is witnessing how the highly strung Kenneth tries to win back his ex-girlfriend Sylvie.

Desierto (Mexico)

Directed by Jonás Cuarón
With Gael García Bernal, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Alondra Hidalgo, Diego Cataño

A group of people trying to cross the border from Mexico into the United States encounter a man who has taken border patrol duties into his own racist hands.

Sparrows (Iceland)

Directed by Rúnar Rúnarsson
With Rade Serbedzija, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Atli Oskar Fjalarsson, Jarkko Lahti.

Ari's teenage lifestyle in the big city is disrupted as he is sent by his mother to live with his uninvolved father and his grandmother in a small fishing village.

Land of Mine (Denmark)

Directed by Martin Zandvliet
With Roland Møller, Louis Hofmann, Joel Basman, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard

A young group of German POWs are made the enemy of a nation, where they are now forced to dig up 2 million land-mines with their bare hands.

My Life as a Courgette (Switzerland)

Directed by Claude Barras
With Gaspard Schlatter, Sixtine Murat, Paulin Jaccoud, Michel Vuillermoz

Courgette is an intriguing nickname for a 9-year-old boy. Although his unique story is surprisingly universal. After his mother's sudden death, Courgette is befriended by a police officer Raymond, who accompanies him to his new foster home filled with other orphans his age. At first he struggles to find his place in this strange, at times, hostile environment. Yet with Raymond's help and his ...

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