The Oscars: our nominations

 The OSCARS 2016

our nominations for best international films 

Ivory Coast: Braquage à L’Africaine “African robbery”

An action movie that narrates the story of a group of African outlaws trying to rob money to repair their debt. It’s an Ivorian version of “Ocean’s eleven”!

UK: Dad’s army

The film is set during 1944, with the end of the Second World War in sight. In Walmington-on-Sea, Captain Mainwaring’s Home Guard suffers from low morale. This is until a glamorous journalist arrives, to report on the platoon’s exploits. Meanwhile, MI5 have discovered a radio signal transmitted from Walmington-on-Sea towards Berlin, apparently the work of a spy, giving the Home Guard a chance to make a real difference in the war.

Brazil: O Menino e O Mundo

O Menino e O Mundo tells the story of a little boy, who goes on an advanterous quest in search of his father.

France, Turkey, Germany: Mustang

It’s the beginning of the summer. In a village in the north of Turkey, Lale and her four sisters come home from school, innocently playing with boys. The supposed debauchery of their games causes a scandal with unintended consequences. The family home slowly turns into a prison, classes on housework and cooking replace school, and marriages begin to be arranged. The five sisters, driven by the same desire for freedom, fight back against the limits imposed on them.

USA: The Revenant

In the Revenant, US Actor, Leonardo di Caprio is going to his limits in order to finally win an Oscar. As frontiersman Hugh Grass he is attacked by a bear, exploring the wilderness, while trying to make his way home. 

Switzerland: Die Schweitzermacher “The Swissmakers”

This 1970’s swiss comedy is still one of the most popular movies in the country. The movie humerously deals with the naturalization into Swiss Society.
Germany: Victoria

Four local Berliners recruit a thrill-seeking Spanish woman (Laia Costa) to be their getaway driver for a bank robbery. The film was shot in one single long take by Sturla Brandth Grøvlen from about 4:30 AM to 7:00 AM on 27 April 2014 in the Kreuzberg and Mitte neighborhoods and has won many international awards.

Hungary: Son of Soul

During World War II, a Jewish worker (Géza Röhrig) at the Auschwitz concentration camp tries to find a rabbi to give a child a proper burial.