Michael Hanekes The White Ribbon , which won the Palme dOr and EFA Awards for Best Film, Best Director and Best Screenplay and Golden Globe for
Best Foreign Language Film has been chosen for the shortlist in the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar category. Moreover director of photography Christian Berger was nominated for Best Cinematography.
The contenders for the Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award are:
AJAMI by Yaron Shani & Scandar Copti (Israel)
EL SECRETO DE SUS OJOS by Juan José Campanella (Argentina)
THE MILK OF SORROW by Claudia Llosa (Peru)
UN PROPHÈTE by Jacques Audiard (France)
THE WHITE RIBBON by Michael Haneke (Germany)
The 82nd Academy Awards ceremony will take place on March 7 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles.