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Here's the Academy's Official, Final List of the 63 Foreign Films Vying for the 2012 Oscar

Of note: This is the first time New Zealand has submitted a title for Oscar's foreign-language consideration. (It's in Samoan.)

Of note: This is the first time New Zealand has submitted a title for Oscar's foreign-language consideration. (It's in Samoan.)

The 84th Academy Awards nominations will be announced live on Tuesday, January 24, 2012, at 5:30 a.m. PT, and the Oscar telecast will take place Sunday, February 26, 2012.

• Albania, "Amnesty," Bujar Alimani, director
• Argentina, "Aballay," Fernando Spiner, director
• Austria, "Breathing," Karl Markovics, director
• Belgium, "Bullhead," Michael R. Roskam, director
• Bosnia and Herzegovina,"Belvedere," Ahmed Imamovic, director
• Brazil, "Elite Squad: The Enemy Within," José Padilha, director
• Bulgaria, "Tilt," Viktor Chouchkov, Jr., director
• Canada, "Monsieur Lazhar," Philippe Falardeau, director
• Chile, "Violeta Went to Heaven," Andrés Wood, director
• China, "The Flowers of War," Zhang Yimou, director
• Colombia, "The Colors of the Mountain," Carlos César Arbeláez, director
• Croatia, "72 Days," Danilo Serbedzija, director
• Cuba, "Havanastation," Ian Padrón, director
• Czech Republic,"Alois Nebel," Tomás Lunák, director
• Denmark, "Superclásico," Ole Christian Madsen, director
• Dominican Republic,"Love Child," Leticia Tonos, director
• Egypt, "Lust," Khaled el Hagar, director
• Estonia, "Letters to Angel," Sulev Keedus, director
• Finland, "Le Havre," Aki Kaurismäki, director
• France, "Declaration of War," Valérie Donzelli, director
• Georgia, "Chantrapas," Otar Iosseliani, director
• Germany, "Pina," Wim Wenders, director
• Greece, "Attenberg," Athina Rachel Tsangari, director
• Hong Kong,"A Simple Life," Ann Hui, director
• Hungary, "The Turin Horse," Béela Tarr, director
• Iceland, "Volcano," Rúnar Rúnarsson, director
• India, "Abu, Son of Adam," Salim Ahamed, director
• Indonesia, "Under the Protection of Ka'Bah," Hanny R. Saputra, director
• Iran, "A Separation," Asghar Farhadi, director
• Ireland, "As If I Am Not There," Juanita Wilson, director
• Israel, "Footnote," Joseph Cedar, director
• Italy, "Terraferma," Emanuele Crialese, director
• Japan, "Postcard," Kaneto Shindo, director
• Kazakhstan, "Returning to the ‘A,’" Egor Mikhalkov-Konchalovsky, director
• Lebanon, "Where Do We Go Now?" Nadine Labaki, director
• Lithuania, "Back to Your Arms," Kristijonas Vildziunas, director
• Macedonia, "Punk Is Not Dead," Vladimir Blazevski, director
• Mexico, "Miss Bala," Gerardo Naranjo, director
• Morocco, "Omar Killed Me," Roschdy Zem, director
• Netherlands, "Sonny Boy," Maria Peters, director
• New Zealand,"The Orator," Tusi Tamasese, director
• Norway, "Happy, Happy," Anne Sewitsky, director
• Peru, "October," Diego Vega and Daniel Vega, directors
• Philippines, "The Woman in the Septic Tank," Marlon N. Rivera, director
• Poland, "In Darkness," Agnieszka Holland, director
• Portugal, "José and Pilar," Miguel Gonçalves Mendes, director
• Romania, "Morgen," Marian Crisan, director
• Russia, "Burnt by the Sun 2: The Citadel," Nikita Mikhalkov, director
• Serbia, "Montevideo: Taste of a Dream," Dragan Bjelogrlić, director
• Singapore, "Tatsumi," Eric Khoo, director
• Slovak Republic,"Gypsy," Martin Sulík, director
• South Africa,"Beauty," Oliver Hermanus, director
• South Korea,"The Front Line," Jang Hun, director
• Spain, "Black Bread," Agusti Villaronga, director
• Sweden, "Beyond," Pernilla August, director
• Switzerland, "Summer Games," Rolando Colla, director
• Taiwan, "Warriors of the Rainbow: Seediq Bale," Wei Te-sheng, director
• Thailand, "Kon Khon," Sarunyu Wongkrachang, director
• Turkey, "Once upon a Time in Anatolia," Nuri Bilge Ceylan, director
• United Kingdom,"Patagonia," Marc Evans, director
• Uruguay, "The Silent House," Gustavo Hernández, director
• Venezuela, "Rumble of the Stones," Alejandro Bellame Palacios, director
• Vietnam, "The Prince and the Pagoda Boy," Luu Trong Ninh, director

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