Indiewire will provide regular updates of our predictions for the 86th Academy Awards through March 2nd, when the winners are announced.
There were quite a few films that didn't even make it to finalist round of this category, including Saudi Arabia's "Wadjda," Chile's "Gloria," Iran's "The Past," Australia's "The Rocket," Canada's "Gabrielle," Singapore's "Ilo Ilo" and Romania's "Child's Pose." And while that certainly made for a few disappointments, the final lineup is still a strong batch of contenders, with Denmark's "The Hunt," Belgium's "The Broken Circle Breakdown" and Italy's "The Great Beauty" probably the trio most in, er, the hunt for Oscar.
Nominees and predictions below. Check out all predictions in all the categories here.The nominees:
“The Broken Circle Breakdown” Belgium
“The Great Beauty” Italy
“The Hunt” Denmark
“The Missing Picture” Cambodia
Will win: “The Great Beauty” Italy
Could win: “The Broken Circle Breakdown” Belgium
Should win: “The Great Beauty” Italy
Shoulda been here: "Wadjda" Saudi Arabia
Check out all predictions in all the categories here.
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