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Films submitted for Best Foreign Language Film of 1998

Indiewire By Indiewire | Indiewire November 30, 1998 at 2:0AM

Argentina, "Tango," Carlos Saura; Austria, "The Inheritors," Stefan Ruzowitzky; Belgium, "Rosie," Patrice Toye; Brazil, "Central Station," Walter Salles; Canada, "August 32nd on Earth," Denis Villeneuve; China,"Genghis Khan," Mr. Saifu & Ms. Mailisi; Colombia, "La Vendedora de Rosas," Victor Gaviria; Croatia, "Transatlantic," Mladen Juran; Czech Republic, "Sekal Has to Die," Vladimir Michélek; Denmark, "The Celebration," Thomas Vinterberg; Finland, "A Summer by the River," Markku Pölönen; France, "Dreamlife of Angels," Erick Zonca; Germany, "Run Lola Run," Tom Tykwer; Greece, "Eternity and a Day," Theo Angelopoulos; Hong Kong, "Made in Hong Kong," Fruit Chan; Hungary, "Gypsy Lore," Bence Gyöngyössy; Iceland, "Count Me Out," Ari Kristinsson; India, "Jeans," Shankar; Indonesia, "Leaf on a Pillow," Christine Hakim; Iran, "Children of the Heaven," Majid Majidi; Israel, "Circus Palestine," Eyal Halrfon; Italy, "Life is Beautiful," Roberto Benigni; Japan, "Begging for Love," Hideyuki Hirayama; Kyrgyzstan, "The Adopted Son," Aktan Abdykalydov; Lebanon, "West Beirut," Ziad Koueiri; Luxembourg, "Back in Trouble," Andy Bausch; Macedonia, "Good-Bye, 20th Century," Aleksandar Popovski & Darko Mitrevski; Mexico, "A Spell," Carlos Carrera; Morocco, "Mektoub," Nabyl Ayouch; The Netherlands, "The Polish Bride," Karim Traïdia; Norway, "Only Clouds Move the Stars," Torun Lian; The Philippines, "In the Navel of the Sea," Marilou Diaz-Abaya; Portugal, "Anxiety," Manoel De Oliveira; Puerto Rico, "Heroes without a Cause," Iván Dariel Ortiz; Romania, "Terminus Paradis," Lucian Pintilie; Russia, "Barber of Siberia," Nikita Mikhalkov; Slovak Republic, "River of Babylon," Vlado Balco; Spain, "El Abuelo," José Luis Garci; Sweden, "Show Me Love," Lukas Moodysson; Switzerland, "La Guerre dans le Haut Pays," Francis Reusser; Taiwan, "Flowers of Shanghai," Hou Hsiao-Hsien; Thailand, "Who Is Running?," Oxide Pang Chun; Venezuela, "Loop," Julio Sosa Pietri; Wales, "Cameleons," Ceri Sherlock; Yugoslavia, "The Powder Keg," GoranPaskaljevi.
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Argentina, "Tango," Carlos Saura;

Austria, "The Inheritors," Stefan Ruzowitzky;

Belgium, "Rosie," Patrice Toye;

Brazil, "Central Station," Walter Salles;

Canada, "August 32nd on Earth," Denis Villeneuve;

China,"Genghis Khan," Mr. Saifu & Ms. Mailisi;

Colombia, "La Vendedora de Rosas," Victor Gaviria;

Croatia, "Transatlantic," Mladen Juran;

Czech Republic, "Sekal Has to Die," Vladimir Michélek;

Denmark, "The Celebration," Thomas Vinterberg;

Finland, "A Summer by the River," Markku Pölönen;

France, "Dreamlife of Angels," Erick Zonca;

Germany, "Run Lola Run," Tom Tykwer;

Greece, "Eternity and a Day," Theo Angelopoulos;

Hong Kong, "Made in Hong Kong," Fruit Chan;

Hungary, "Gypsy Lore," Bence Gyöngyössy;

Iceland, "Count Me Out," Ari Kristinsson;

India, "Jeans," Shankar;

Indonesia, "Leaf on a Pillow," Christine Hakim;

Iran, "Children of the Heaven," Majid Majidi;

Israel, "Circus Palestine," Eyal Halrfon;

Italy, "Life is Beautiful," Roberto Benigni;

Japan, "Begging for Love," Hideyuki Hirayama;

Kyrgyzstan, "The Adopted Son," Aktan Abdykalydov;

Lebanon, "West Beirut," Ziad Koueiri;

Luxembourg, "Back in Trouble," Andy Bausch;

Macedonia, "Good-Bye, 20th Century," Aleksandar Popovski & Darko Mitrevski;

Mexico, "A Spell," Carlos Carrera;

Morocco, "Mektoub," Nabyl Ayouch;

The Netherlands, "The Polish Bride," Karim Traïdia;

Norway, "Only Clouds Move the Stars," Torun Lian;

The Philippines, "In the Navel of the Sea," Marilou Diaz-Abaya;

Portugal, "Anxiety," Manoel De Oliveira;

Puerto Rico, "Heroes without a Cause," Iván Dariel Ortiz;

Romania, "Terminus Paradis," Lucian Pintilie;

Russia, "Barber of Siberia," Nikita Mikhalkov;

Slovak Republic, "River of Babylon," Vlado Balco;

Spain, "El Abuelo," José Luis Garci;

Sweden, "Show Me Love," Lukas Moodysson;

Switzerland, "La Guerre dans le Haut Pays," Francis Reusser;

Taiwan, "Flowers of Shanghai," Hou Hsiao-Hsien;

Thailand, "Who Is Running?," Oxide Pang Chun;

Venezuela, "Loop," Julio Sosa Pietri;

Wales, "Cameleons," Ceri Sherlock;

Yugoslavia, "The Powder Keg," GoranPaskaljevi.