Maren Ades Toni Erdmann on a roll: After sweeping the five major distinctions at the European Film Awards, the German-Austrian co-production was announced to be on the Oscar shortlist for the Foreign Language Award together with eight more candidates. The five nominations for the 89th Oscars will be revealed on January 24.
The shortlisted films, selected from 85 submissions, are:
Tanna by Bentley Dean, Martin Butler (Australia)
Its Only the End of the World by Xavier Dolan (Canada)
Land of Mine by Martin Zandvliet (Denmark)
Toni Erdmann by Maren Ade (Germany)
The Salesmann by Asghar Farhadi (Iran)
The Kings Choice by Erik Poppe (Norway)
Paradise by Andrei Konchalovsky (Russia)
A Man Called Ove by Hannes Holm (Sweden)
My Life as a Zucchini by Claude Barras (Switzerland)
The ceremonies will be held on February 26 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.