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16 spectacular non-English language films that did not receive an Oscar

BingMag.com 16 <b>spectacular</b> <b>non-English</b> <b>language</b> <b>films</b> <b>that</b> <b>did</b> not <b>receive</b> an Oscar

At the Academy Awards, choosing the best non-English language film has many charms. Where the best films made in different countries reach the final stage of the Oscars in heavy competition, and in the meantime only one film can take home the Oscars.

Competition The best filmmakers from all over the world bring special excitement to this event and make the filmmaker world famous. Asghar Farhadi became famous and acclaimed around the world after winning the 2009 Academy Award for Best non-English language Film.

But Sometimes the jury's taste choices cause some films to go unnoticed. This choice of tastes is a factor in not choosing the outstanding films of some great directors, which is surprising. In this article, we take a look at some of the best films that have not been nominated for a non-English language Oscar in the last twenty years, from 2000 to 2020. A list of films by great directors such as Michael Hanke, Nouri Bilge Ceylan, Jacques Audiard and Alejandro Inarritu.

1. Dancer in the dark (Dancer in the Dark

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  • Director: Lars von Trier
  • Country: Denmark
  • Year: 2000
  • IMDB rating for movie: 8 out of 10

This film is a daring and pioneering film in story and performance, and many critics have introduced it as one of the films that should be seen before death. "Dancer in the Dark" has a lot of emotional load, and von Trier has added to the emotional load of his film in a strange work by bringing the two genres of music and tragedy closer.

2 . Dog Love (Amores Perros)

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  • Director: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu >
  • Country: Mexico
  • Year: 2000
  • IMDB rating for movie: 8.1 out of 10

Inarito introduces himself as a Carbald filmmaker with his first feature film, "Dog Love" Kurd and showed what great abilities he has in filmmaking. "Dog Love" is an episodic film about the dark side of human existence. The film follows three separate stories that are intertwined at specific moments.

Inarito praises the family and expresses the importance of this social institution. The film tells the story of three families, each of whom plays a role in an accident. In every episode, dogs play a central role, and in a way, people meet their emotional needs with dogs, not with other people. The name of the film also takes advantage of this weakness of the people and wants to say that the love that exists is for the dog and not for the human.

Although Inarito shone in his first film, But his spell of winning an Oscar also came with the very first film. Despite making well-made films, he waited several years for an Academy Award.

3. Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amlie Poulain's Amazing Fate

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  • Director : Jean-Pierre Joune
  • Country: France
  • Year: 2001
  • IMDB rating for movie: 8.3 out of 10

How to make a different movie and feel good like "Amazing Fate" Amelie Pollen did not give an award? Today, almost 20 years after their selection and the fact that June has become one of the most enduring films in the history of cinema, the judges of the Academy Awards may regret their choice.

The judges awarded the Bosnian film Nobody's Land that year, and it must be admitted that the French film is a head of the film in every way. And the neck was higher. Probably because of the war crimes of the Serbs in the Balkan Wars and the anti-war content of the film, the judges made an expedient decision to make the heart of the suffering nation happy by their choice.

It is brilliant in all its components. Not only is the film a happy, innovative, and well-directed film in terms of storytelling and directing, it has also created one of the most audible music in the film, using the art of Yanni Thiersen.

I wish I could see the judges of the 71st Academy Awards one day and ask them how did you close your eyes to this film?

4. The Man Without a Past

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  • Director: Aki Kurismaki
  • Country: Finland
  • Year: 2002
  • IMDB rating To the film: 7.7 out of 10

Another film that shone at the Cannes Film Festival but received a lot of attention at the Oscars did not take. "The Man Without a Past" entered the Oscars when it won the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival. This film is considered to be the most important Korismki film and one of the most important films in Finnish cinema, which, despite its brilliance at Cannes, was not very well received by the judges.

"The Man Without a Past" Story It is simple. Far from the Hollywood adventures, the director has tried to tell the story of his film in a quiet setting. The director sought to show the difference between his cinema and Hollywood cinema and to affirm the artistic values of this genre of cinema. Perhaps this is one of the reasons why they did not receive the film at the Oscars.

It has many points. The main enigma of the past film is a man who disappears and now he has to look to the future. The film is about how to live. For the other main character, the past does not matter and what he will do in the future is important.

5. Four Months, Three Weeks and Two Days (4Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days)

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  • Director: Christian Mungio
  • Country: Romania
  • Year: 2007
  • IMDB rating for movie: 7.9 out of 10

This is another weird thing about acceptance The final of the films is at the Oscars. In 2007, Mungio's brilliant film was not even shortlisted for the Academy Award for Best Actor in a Motion Picture. While the film had just won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, and everyone expected the non-English-language Oscar to reach the film, it was not even among the nominees in disbelief.

Mungio's attractive film is a straightforward and compelling account of the political and social repression in communist Romania. The period when the government banned abortion and we see a woman who is struggling to help her friend. The film is a twenty-four-hour suspense story in which a woman tries to reach her goal.

And praised him greatly. He has become the only Romanian director to win a Palme d'Or. Although Mungio's later films were not as acclaimed as "Four Months, Three Weeks, and Two Days," his film world is a meaningful and sometimes critical world of Eastern European countries.

6. Revenge (Revanche

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  • Director: Gutz Spielman
  • country: Austria
  • year: 2008
  • IMDB movie rating: 7.5 out of 10

Revenge was the best European movie of 2009 and high hopes of winning The film narrowly missed out on the Japanese film "Departures" but is still considered one of the best and most exciting European films.

A man plots to rob a local bank but at the last minute his plan does not go well and his mistress is shot dead by a police officer. From moment to moment, old hatred opens up and the thought of revenge strikes the man, revenge that eventually takes a very different form.

"Revenge" is a thrilling drama. It is shocking with its shocking ending. In European cinema, where films are usually made with a slow rhythm, this film has a fast rhythm and a compelling story. Although "Departures" is an acceptable and good film But "Revenge" was more deserving of an Oscar.

7. The White Ribbon

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  • Director: Michael Hanke >
  • Country: Germany
  • Year: 2009
  • IMDB rating for movie: 7.8 out of 10

2009 is one of the strangest years in the competition for non-English language films. Despite the presence of brilliant films by Michael Hanke and Jacques Audiard, to the surprise of the Oscars, the ordinary and romantic film "The Secret of His Eyes" arrived from Argentina. It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post. White ribbon before the Palme d'Or. He had won the Golden Globes and was expected to win the Golden Statuette of the Oscars, but on the day of the awards, the prize went to the Argentine film. Of course, the introduction of the film to the Oscars also had some margins. "White Ribbon" was introduced as Germany's representative that year, much to the dismay of some Austrian officials.

Hanke's film has psychoanalytic roots has it. By portraying a village in 1914 and committing horrific crimes, the filmmaker announces ominous events in the future. Hanke deals with the roots of the crisis in Europe with great delicacy and depth, and shows how generations are introduced to the concept of violence and cruelty from an early age. The filmmaker portrays the causes of World War II by portraying violence among teenagers.

According to many critics, "White Ribbon" is the most important film of the year. It was in 2009 that disbelief in the Oscars did not stand a chance of winning.

8. A Prophet

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  • Director: Jacques Audiard
  • Country: France
  • Year: 2009
  • IMDB rating for movie: 7 .9 of 10

If we consider the issue of taste in not choosing "White Ribbon", it is not clear why the film judges "A Prophet" was not chosen as the film of choice. Both films were a head and neck higher than "The Secret of His Eyes" and had a more exciting story and stronger drama than the Argentine film.

"A Prophet" in the Games And the story is brilliant. Many critics praised the film, and American Martyr Critic Roger Ebert gave it four out of four stars, making it the most respected French film.

The film tells the story of a weak-willed young man in a French prison who is just learning how to become strong and strong in prison. A young man who goes to prison with only a lighter and is finally released from prison with a strong group. A young prisoner named Taher Rahim moves from the periphery to the center during the film and after a while becomes the central point of the film.

"A Prophet" one of It's the most brilliant French oud film. A movie that can be watched and enjoyed many times.

9. Dogtooth

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  • Director: George Lantimus
  • Country: Greece
  • Year: 2010
  • IMDB rating for movie: 7. 2 out of 10

In the year when "Beautifol" and "In a Better World" were nominated for Best non-English language Film The "dog tooth" does not have much opportunity to be seen. Despite Susan Beaver's brilliance in "In a Better World," Dog Tooth was one of the most distinctive films of its time, depicting a particular world. Cinema enthusiasts in the Greek director's later films became more familiar with his mastery and power in creating special worlds, and praised Lantimus's power in directing and creating atmosphere.

Cowardly families from the outside world Who have the theory of conspiracy theories and have never allowed their children to leave the house. Naturally, children in such a family do not grow up normally and everything is abnormal for them. To quench their children's curiosity, parents have come up with weird rules and letters that are unique to that family.

Lantimus The symbolism shown shows how families who are symbols of governments want their people to remain in ignorance by setting hypothetical laws and closing doors. However, in the end, human existence cannot be restrained and an unbridled force pulls him towards consciousness, freedom and knowledge. What happened to the family girl at the end of the film.

10. Biutiful

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  • Director: Alejandro Gonzalez Irritu
  • Country: Mexico
  • Year: 2010
  • IMDB rating for movie: 7.4 out of 10

Inarito in "Biutiful" by playing with the name of the movie about his position about Defines a beautiful meaning. By mistyping the beautiful name, the filmmaker wants to say that beauty is relative and that the world in which we live is not a place of beauty. "Beautifol" is an anti-capitalist film with a look at the plight of immigrants and marginalized people whose screams go nowhere. , Has shown a spectacular game. He is a sick, deceitful and compassionate person who has become a unique personality by combining his contradictions. Contrary to its name, "Biotifol" is a bitter and ugly film that shows the filth and filth of the world. The film talks about the inequalities and injustices in the world and has become a place where the death of dozens of people as immigrants and refugees is of no value to anyone.

11. The Hunt

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  • Director: Thomas Winterberg
  • Country: Denmark
  • Year: 2013
  • IMDB rating for movie: 8. 3 out of 10

A profound and brilliant psychological drama that showed the world of the Danish director's filmmaking power to the world. A film with a human subject that shows the impact of misplaced judgments on people's lives. "Hunting" portrays the vulnerability and vulnerability of children through the interaction of their world with the world of adults and creates an exciting drama.

"Hunting" was one of the surprises of 2013 And he could have been more successful if he had not competed with the Italian Sorrentino film "Great Beauty". Winterberg penetrates the lower layers of the human mind by creating a brilliant screenplay alongside Michelsen's flawless play, and shows the result of the collective anger of the people of a city. The main character's struggle to regain his dignity and strive for a lost reputation is another interesting part of the film.

12. Winter Sleep

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  • Director: Nouri Bilge Ceylan
  • Country: Turkey
  • Year: 2014
  • IMDB rating for movie: 8.1 out of 10

It looks like Nouri Bilge Jilan has a great chance to be seen Not at the Oscars. The Turkish director's brilliant film had no place among the nominees for Best non-English language Film. With this film, which had won the Palme d'Or but was absent from the Oscars, it was one of the wonders of the 87th Academy Awards. Many critics consider "Winter Sleep" to be the best and most complete film by a Turkish filmmaker, and they were surprised that it was not accepted by the Oscars.

The film is spectacular and deep despite its long time. "Hibernation" talks about depression, marital discord, and conflict between parents and children. "Winter Sleep" is a movie that should be watched deeply and patiently and enjoyed.

13. Leviathan

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  • Director: Andrei Zoyagintsev strong>
  • Country: Russia
  • Year: 2014
  • IMDB rating for movie : 7.6 out of 10

"Andrei Zoyagintsev, a talented Russian director despite making themed films Critical and social at the Oscars did not have a chance to win. "Leviathan" is Zoyagintsev's best film, which targets systematic corruption in Russia and best criticizes the social situation in this country.

Perhaps if now If such a film is made in Russia, it will have a better chance of winning. But the Russian director's brilliant film that year eventually lost its rhyme to Aida from Poland. Two films with two different styles, the Polish film was more to the liking of the Oscar judges.

Leviathan means octopus, It is a critique of the totalitarian government of Russia, which has overshadowed all aspects of the lives of its citizens. Corrupt officials, irresponsible citizens and traitors are all factors in the destruction of a society. These are all cases in which Leviathan beautifully portrays and examines the deplorable state of Russian society under a magnifying glass.

14. Dheepan

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  • Director: Jacques Audiard
  • Country: France
  • Year: 2015
  • IMDB rating per movie: 7.2 Out of 10

Oscar is just as bad with Oscar's bill as he is bad with Oscar's middle. Although the films of these two directors are submitted to prestigious festivals such as Cannes, their works are not considered much in the Oscar competitions. After winning the Palme d'Or, Audiard hoped to break the Oscar spell with Deepan, but this time, contrary to expectations, his film was not among the nominees.

Audiard In creating this work, it is inspired by the Persian bibliographies by Charles de Montesquieu. "Deepan" is an anti-war and humane work. The film depicts the sufferings and problems of human beings in wars and shows that nowhere is it safe from the evil shadow of war and bullets.

Sri Lankan families because Their country's civil wars take refuge in France, and this time they see another kind of violence and conflict before their eyes. Udiard once again addresses the sufferings of marginalized human beings and the pains and hardships of which many may be unaware.

15. The Square

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  • Director: Ruben Ostlund
  • Country: Sweden
  • Year: 2017
  • IMDB rating for movie: 7. 2 out of 10

"Square" once again showed the differences in taste between the Cannes Film Festival and the Oscars. Once again, the film won the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival, but did not win a share of the Academy Awards. The Oscar judges have shown that many special and artistic films are not to their liking and they pay more attention to the story, the power of drama and the well-made film in editing and directing.

Of course In 2017, like in 2009, the selection of the jury was very strange. Among the nominees were films such as "Loveless" by Zoyagestniev and "Square" by Ruben Stlund. "text-align: justify;"> The film critiques modern art and the popular ode and principles of art, and takes a humorous look at it. "Square" has a sharp critical view of the affluent class of society and mocks those who claim to be artists but do not know the art of living in society. The film is full of various symbols and signs about the filmmaker's criticism of the state of societies and justice in countries, which is very cleverly designed.

16. Capernaum

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  • Director: Nadine Labaki
  • country: Lebanon
  • year: 2018
  • IMDB to Movie Score: 8.4 out of 10

A brilliant film from Asia in intense competition with other good films He was unlucky to win that year. Nadine Labaki's film won an Academy Award for Best Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival and hoped to catch the eye of the Academy Awards this time as well.

Capernaum has a very human subject that makes the viewer think at the end of the film. A poor boy is suing his family for being born into this world. A pristine idea that talks about having the right to life for children and raises the question of whether such a world with this amount of bitterness and darkness is worth the birth of another human being or not?

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