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Hong Kong, Taiwan and Iran make the Best International Feature Film shortlist

Los Angeles, Feb 10 (efe-epa).- Fifteen films, which include candidates from Hong Kong, Taiwan and Iran, advanced on Monday night to the next round of voting in the International Feature Film category for the 93rd Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced.

The selected movies are Quo Vadis, Aida? (Bosnia and Herzegovina), The Mole Agent (Chile), Charlatan (Czech Republic), Another Round (Denmark), Two of Us (France), La Llorona (Guatemala), Better Days (Hong Kong), Sun Children (Iran), Night of the Kings (Ivory Coast) and I’m No Longer Here (Mexico).

Also competing will be Hope (Norway), Collective (Romania), Dear Comrades! (Russia), A Sun (Taiwan) and The Man Who Sold His Skin (Tunisia).

Films from 93 countries were eligible in the category, the most in the history of the Oscars. Academy members from all branches were invited to participate in the preliminary round of voting.

The final nominations will be announced on 15 March and the Oscars ceremony will take place on 25 April, two months after originally planned because of the pandemic. EFE-EPA


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