‘The Taste of Things,’ ‘The Zone of Interest’ Make Heavily European Shortlist in Oscars International Category

Other films on the list include “The Teachers’ Lounge,” “Io Capitano,” “Society of the Snow” and “20 Days in Mariupol”

The Taste of Things - The Zone of Interest
"The Taste of Things" (IFC), "The Zone of Interest" (A24)

The U.K.’s “The Zone of Interest,” France’s “The Taste of Things,” Germany’s “The Teachers’ Lounge” and Spain’s “Society of the Snow” are among the 15 films that will continue to a second round of voting in the Oscar race for Best International Feature Film.

Other films on a very European-centric list include Finland’s “Fallen Leaves,” Denmark’s “The Promised Land,” Italy’s “Io Caitano,” Japan’s “Perfect Days” and three documentaries, Ukraine’s “20 Days in Mariupol,” and Tunisia’s “Four Daughters” and Morocco’s “The Mother of All Lies.”

Overall, nine of the 15 films on the list are European. Three are from Asia, two from Africa and one from the Americas.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.