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GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS 2007 Nominees

Fifty-six foreigners, including Eastwood and Gibson

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Fifty-six foreigners, including Eastwood and Gibson

Numerous European films are vying for the shortlist nominations for the 64th edition of the Golden Globe Awards along with Letters from Iwo Jima by Clint Eastwood and Mel Gibson’s Apocalypto, which are considered to be foreign titles as the film’s spoken languages are Japanese and Mayan, respectively.

The final five nominees will be revealed on December 14 and the awards ceremony will take place on January 15 in Los Angeles.

This year, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has selected six Italian titles (Along the Ridge, The Caiman, The Family Friend, Mario’s War, The Missing Star and Golden Door, the latter which was co-produced with France), three French films (Avenue Montaigne (Fauteuils d'orchestre), Angel-A, La Doublure) and three German films (The Last Train, The Lives of Others, Requiem). Spain is being represented by Alatriste and Pedro Almodóvar’s Volver.

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Other European productions that have a good chance of entering the final five, which are unanimously considered to be forerunners for the Oscars, include After the Wedding by Danish filmmaker Susanne Bier, Norway’s Reprise, Hungary’s Children of Glory, Black Book by Dutch director Paul Verhoeven, Grbavica by Bosnia’s Jasmila Zbanic, Polish title Retrieval and Swiss film Vitus.

The complete longlist of nominees :

9th Company (Russia/Ukraine/Finland) Fyodor Bondarchuk
After the Wedding [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Sisse Graum Jørgensen
interview: Susanne Bier
film profile
]
(Denmark) Susanne Bier
Ahlaam (Iraq) Mohamed Al Daradji
Alatriste [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
(Spain) Agustin Diaz Yanes
Along the Ridge (Anche libero va bene) [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Kim Rossi Stuart
film profile
]
(Italy) Kim Rossi Stuart – See Focus
Angel-A [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
(France) Luc Besson
Apocalypto (USA) Mel Gibson
Avenue Montaigne (Fauteuils d'orchestre) [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
(France) Daniele Thompson
Black Book (Zwartboek) [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
(Netherlands) Paul Verhoeven
The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros (Philippines) Auraeus Solito
Bosta (Lebanon) Philippe Aractingi
Children of Glory (Szabadság, szerelem) [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
(Hungary) Krisztina Goda
Chronicle Of An Escape (Argentina) Adrian Caetano
Cinema, Aspirins & Vultures (Brazil) Marcelo Gomes
Climates (Iklimler) [+see also:
trailer
interview: Zeynep Ozbatur
film profile
]
(Turkey) Nuri Bilge Ceylan
Curse of the Golden Flower (China) Zhang Yimou
Days Of Glory (Indigènes) [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Jean Bréhat
interview: Rachid Bouchareb
film profile
]
(Algeria) Rachid Bouchareb - See Focus
El Benny (Cuba) Jorge Luis Sanchez
The Family Friend (L'amico di famiglia) (Italy) Paolo Sorrentino
Family Law (Argentina) Daniel Burman
Frozen Days (Israel) Danny Lerner
Golden Door (Nuovomondo) [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Alexandre Mallet-Guy
interview: Charlotte Gainsbourg
interview: Emanuele Crialese
interview: Emanuele Crialese
interview: Fabrizio Mosca
film profile
]
(Italy/France) Emanuele Crialese – See interview
Grbavica: Esma's Secret [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Barbara Albert
interview: Jasmila Zbanic
film profile
]
(Bosnia-Herzegovina) Jasmila Zbanic
The Caiman (Il Caimano) [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Jean Labadie
interview: Nanni Moretti
film profile
]
(Italy) Nanni Moretti – See Focus
Ice Cream I Scream (Turkey) Yuksel Aksu
The Island (Russia) Pavel Lungin
The King and the Clown (South Korea) Jun-ik Lee
Lage Raho Munnabhai (India) Rajkumar Hirani
La Mujer De Mi Hermano (Mexico) Ricardo De Montreuil
The Last Train (Der letzte Zug) (Germany) Dana Vavrova, Joseph Vilsmaier
Letters From Iwo Jima (Japan/USA) Clint Eastwood
Libertas (Croatia) Veljko Bulajic
The Lives of Others (Das Leben der anderen [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Florian Henckel von Donners…
interview: Ulrich Muehe
film profile
]
) (Germany) Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck – See Focus
Love For Share (Indonesia) Nia Di Nata
Mario's War (La guerra di Mario) (Italy) Antonio Capuano
The Missing Star (La stella che non c'e') [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
(Italy) Gianni Amelio
Nomad (Kazakhstan) Sergei Bodrov, Ivan Passer, Talgat Temenov
Offside (Iran) Jafar Panahi
O Major Amor Do Mundo (Brazil) Carlos Diegues
Omkara (India) Vishal Bharadwaj
Pan's Labyrinth (El laberinto del fauno) [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
(Mexico) Guillermo Del Toro
Playing the Victim (Russia) Kiril Serebrennikov
Pretendiendo (Chile) Claudio Dabed
Prince of the Himalaya (China) Sherwood Hu
The Protector (Thailand) Prachya Pinkaew
Rang De Basanti (India) Rakesh Omprakash Mehra
Reprise [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Joachim Trier
interview: Karin Julsrud
film profile
]
(Norway) Joachim Trier
Requiem [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Hans-Christian Schmid
interview: Hans-Christian Schmid
interview: Sandra Hueller
film profile
]
(Germany) Hans-Christian Schmid – See Focus
Retrieval (Z Ozysku) [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
(Poland) Slawomir Fabicki
Riding Alone For Thousands of Miles (China) Zhang Yimou
Sweet Mud (Adama Meshuga'at) (Israel) Dror Shaul
The Valet (La Doublure) [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
(France) Francis Veber
Vitus [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Christian Davi
interview: Fredi M. Murer
film profile
]
(Switzerland) Fredi M Murer – See Focus
Volver [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Agustín Almodóvar
interview: Carmen Maura
interview: Pedro Almodóvar
interview: Pénélope Cruz
film profile
]
(Spain) Pedro Almodovar – see Focus
Water (Canada) Deepa Mehta
The Yacoubian Building (Egypt) Marwan Hamed

(Translated from Italian)

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