Guldbagge Award for Best Foreign Film

The Guldbagge for Best Foreign Film is a Swedish film award presented annually by the Swedish Film Institute (SFI) as part of the Guldbagge Awards (Swedish: "Guldbaggen") to the best Swedish motion picture of the year.

Guldbagge Award for Best Foreign Film
CountrySweden
Presented bySwedish Film Institute
First awarded1987 (for films released during the 1987 film season)
Currently held byThe Salesman (2017)
Websiteguldbaggen.se

Winners and nomineesEdit

Each Guldbagge Awards ceremony is listed chronologically below along with the winner of the Guldbagge Award for Best Foreign Film and the director associated with the award. Before 1991 the awards did not announce nominees, only winners. In the columns under the winner of each award are the other nominees for best film, which are listed from 1991 and forward.

  Winners before the nomination system (1964–1990)
  Winners under the nomination system (1991–present)

1980sEdit

Year[1] Film[1] Original title(s)[1] Country[1] Director(s)[1] Language(s)[1] Ref.
1987
(23rd)
Bagdad Café  Out of Rosenheim   Germany (West) Percy Adlon German, English
1988
(24th)

(no award given)

(no award given)

(no award given)

(no award given)

(no award given)
1989
(25th)
A World Apart  {co-production}
  United Kingdom
  Zimbabwe
Chris Menges English

1990sEdit

Year[1] Film[1] Original title(s)[1] Country[1] Director(s)[1] Language(s)[1] Ref.
1990
(26th)
Time of the Gypsies  Dom za vešanje
Дом за вешање
  Yugoslavia Emir Kusturica Romani, Serbo-Croatian & Italian [2]
1991
(27th)
Monsieur Hire    France Patrice Leconte French [3]
The Double Life of Véronique La double vie de Véronique {co-production}
  France
  Norway
  Poland
Krzysztof Kieślowski French & Polish
The Fisher King   United States Terry Gilliam English
1992
(28th)
Husbands and Wives    United States Woody Allen English [4]
Raise the Red Lantern Dà Hóng Dēnglong Gāogāo Guà
大紅燈籠高高掛
{co-production}
  China
  Hong Kong
  Taiwan
Zhang Yimou Mandarin
Fried Green Tomatoes   United States Jon Avnet English
1993
(29th)
The Piano  {co-production}
  New Zealand
  Australia
  France
Jane Campion English, Māori & British Sign Language [5]
Three Colors: Blue Trois couleurs: Bleu   France,   Poland &   Switzerland Krzysztof Kieślowski French & Polish
Orlando   United Kingdom Sally Potter English
1994
(30th)
Short Cuts    United States Robert Altman English
Forrest Gump   United States Robert Zemeckis English
Schindler's List   United States Steven Spielberg English
1995
(31st)
Before the Rain  Pred doždot
Пред дождот
{co-production}
  Macedonia
  United Kingdom
Milcho Manchevski Macedonian, English & Albanian
Lamerica   Italy Gianni Amelio Italian & Albanian
Bullets over Broadway   United States Woody Allen English
1996
(32nd)
Breaking the Waves    Denmark Lars von Trier English
Fargo   United States Joel Coen English
Trainspotting   United Kingdom Danny Boyle English
1997
(33rd)
The Ice Storm    United States Ang Lee English
Brassed Off {co-production}
  United Kingdom
  United States
Mark Herman English
The Promise La Promesse {co-production}
  Belgium
  France
Luc & Jean-Pierre Dardenne French
1998
(34th)
The Celebration  Festen   Denmark Thomas Vinterberg Danish
The Dreamlife of Angels La Vie rêvée des anges   France Erick Zonca French
Character Karakter {co-production}
  Netherlands
  Belgium
Mike van Diem Dutch
1999
(35th)
All About My Mother  Todo sobre mi madre   Spain Pedro Almodóvar Spanish
The Straight Story {co-production}
  United States
  United Kingdom
  France
David Lynch English
Central Station Central do Brasil {co-production}
  Brazil
  France
Walter Salles Portuguese

2000sEdit

Year[1] Film[1] Original title(s)[1] Country[1] Director(s)[1] Language(s)[1] Ref.
2000
(36th)
Magnolia    United States Paul Thomas Anderson English, French & German
Boys Don't Cry   United States Kimberly Peirce English
American Beauty   United States Sam Mendes English
2001
(37th)
Amélie  Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain {co-production}
  France
  Germany
Jean-Pierre Jeunet French
The Taste of Others Le goût des autres   France Agnès Jaoui French
Italian for Beginners Italiensk for begyndere {co-production}
  Denmark
  Sweden
Lone Scherfig Danish, Italian & English
2002
(38th)
The Man Without a Past  Mies vailla menneisyyttä   Finland Aki Kaurismäki Finnish
Talk to Her Hable con ella   Spain Pedro Almodóvar Spanish
The Royal Tenenbaums   United States Wes Anderson English
2003
(39th)
The Hours  {co-production}
  United Kingdom
  United States
Stephen Daldry English
Good Bye, Lenin!   Germany Wolfgang Becker German
Dogville   Denmark Lars von Trier Danish
2004
(40th)
The Return  Vozvrashcheniye
Возвращение
  Russia Andrey Zvyagintsev Russian
Lost in Translation   United States Sofia Coppola English & Japanese
21 Grams   United States Alejandro González Iñárritu English
2005
(41st)
The Child  L'Enfant   Belgium Luc & Jean-Pierre Dardenne French
Nobody Knows Dare mo Shiranai
誰も知らない
  Japan Hirokazu Koreeda Japanese
Caché   France Michael Haneke French
2006
(42nd)
The Lives of Others  Das Leben der Anderen   Germany Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck German
To Return Volver   Spain Pedro Almodóvar Spanish
Babel {co-production}
  United States
  Mexico
  France
Alejandro González Iñárritu English, Spanish, Arabic, Japanese, Japanese Sign Language & Berber
2007
(43rd)
This Is England    United Kingdom Shane Meadows English
The Edge of Heaven German:
Auf der anderen Seite
Turkish:
Yaşamın Kıyısında
{co-production}
  Germany
  Turkey
Fatih Akın German, Turkish & English
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days 4 luni, 3 săptămâni și 2 zile   Romania Cristian Mungiu Romanian
2008
(44th)
Lust, Caution  Se, jie
色,戒
{co-production}
  United States
  China
  Taiwan
Ang Lee Mandarin, Shanghainese, Cantonese, Szechwanese, Japanese, Hindi & English [6][7]
There Will Be Blood   United States Paul Thomas Anderson English
No Country for Old Men   United States Joel & Ethan Coen English
2009
(45th)
The White Ribbon  Das weiße Band, Eine deutsche Kindergeschichte {co-production}
  Austria
  Germany
Michael Haneke German [8]
Waltz with Bashir Hebrew:
Vals im Bashir
ואלס עם באשיר
{co-production}
  Austria
  Germany
  France
Ari Folman Hebrew
Still Walking Aruitemo aruitemo
歩いても 歩いても
  Japan Hirokazu Koreeda Japanese

2010sEdit

Year[1] Film[1] Original title(s)[1] Country[1] Director(s)[1] Language(s)[1] Ref.
2010
(46th)
Lourdes  {co-production}
  Austria
  France
  Germany
Jessica Hausner French [9]
The Social Network   United States David Fincher English
Fish Tank   United Kingdom Andrea Arnold English
2011
(47th)
A Separation  Jodaí-e Nadér az Simín
جدایی نادر از سیمین
  Iran Asghar Farhadi Persian
Dogtooth Kynodontas
Κυνόδοντας
  Greece Yorgos Lanthimos Greek
Winter's Bone   United States Debra Granik English
2012
(48th)
Amour  {co-production}
  France
  Germany
  Austria
Michael Haneke French [10][11]
Laurence Anyways   Canada Xavier Dolan French
Moonrise Kingdom   United States Wes Anderson English
2013
(49th)
Blue Is the Warmest Colour  La Vie d'Adèle – Chapitres 1 & 2 {co-production}
  France
  Belgium
  Spain
Abdellatif Kechiche French [12][13]
12 Years a Slave {co-production}
  United States
  United Kingdom
Steve McQueen English
The Turin Horse A torinói ló   Hungary Béla Tarr & Ágnes Hranitzky Hungarian
2014
(50th)
Two Days, One Night  Deux jours, une nuit {co-production}
  Belgium
  France
  Italy
Luc & Jean-Pierre Dardenne French & Arabic [14][15]
Ida {co-production}
  Poland
  Denmark
  France
  United Kingdom
Paweł Pawlikowski Polish, French & Latin
Boyhood   United States Richard Linklater English
2015
(51st)
Leviathan  Leviafan
Левиафан
  Russia Andrey Zvyagintsev Russian [16][17]
Carol {co-production}
  United Kingdom
  United States
Todd Haynes English
Timbuktu {co-production}
  France
  Mauritania
Abderrahmane Sissako Arabic, French, Tamasheq & Bambara
2016
(52nd)
Son of Saul  Saul fia   Hungary László Nemes Hungarian [18][19]
Toni Erdmann {co-production}
  Germany
  Austria
Maren Ade German, Romanian & English
Mustang {co-production}
  France
  Turkey
  Germany
Deniz Gamze Ergüven Turkish
2017
(53rd)
The Salesman  Forušande
فروشنده
{co-production}
  Iran
  France
Asghar Farhadi Persian [20][21]
BPM (Beats per Minute) 120 battements par minute   France Robin Campillo French
Moonlight   United States Barry Jenkins English
2018
(54th)
BlacKkKlansman   United States Spike Lee English [22]
Cold War Zimna wojna {co-production}
  Poland
  France
  United Kingdom
Paweł Pawlikowski Polish
Shoplifters Manbiki Kazoku
万引き家族
  Japan Hirokazu Kore-eda Japanese

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x "The Guldbagge Awards". Swedish Film Database. Retrieved January 7, 2016.
  2. ^ "Guldbagge Awards 1991 (Sweden) - Swedish Film Institute". FilmAffinity. Retrieved January 13, 2016.
  3. ^ "Guldbagge Awards 1992 (Sweden) - Swedish Film Institute". FilmAffinity. Retrieved January 13, 2016.
  4. ^ "Guldbagge Awards 1993 (Sweden) - Swedish Film Institute". FilmAffinity. Retrieved January 13, 2016.
  5. ^ "Guldbagge Awards 1994 (Sweden) - Swedish Film Institute". FilmAffinity. Retrieved January 13, 2016.
  6. ^ "Guldbaggenomineringar 2008". Dagens Nyheter (in Swedish). January 10, 2010. Retrieved February 8, 2017.
  7. ^ Widman, Linda (January 12, 2009). "Här är galans alla vinnare". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). Retrieved February 6, 2018.
  8. ^ Peterson, Jens; Holmqvist, Emilia; Wejbro, Sandra (January 8, 2010). "De kan vinna baggar". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). Retrieved February 8, 2017.
  9. ^ "De krigar om Guldbaggarna". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). January 24, 2011. Retrieved February 9, 2017.
  10. ^ "Nomineringarna till Guldbaggen" (in Swedish). Sydsvenskan.se. Retrieved January 3, 2013.
  11. ^ Fellman, Erik (January 21, 2013). "Guldbaggen 2013 : Vinnare" (in Swedish). Filmkritikerna. Retrieved January 12, 2016.
  12. ^ Svenska Filminstitutet (January 3, 2014). "Nominerade". guldbaggen.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  13. ^ "Guldbaggen 2014: Vinnarna" (in Swedish). MovieZine.se. January 21, 2014. Retrieved January 12, 2016.
  14. ^ Svenska Filminstitutet (January 8, 2015). "Nominerade". guldbaggen.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 8 January 2015.
  15. ^ "Alla vinnare Guldbaggen 2015" (in Swedish). SVT. January 26, 2015. Retrieved January 12, 2016.
  16. ^ "Nominations for the 2015 Guldbagge Awards" (Press release). Swedish Film Institute. January 4, 2016. Retrieved January 5, 2016.
  17. ^ Norman, Isabel; Nykänen, Joni (January 18, 2016). "Glädjevrålet på Guldbaggegalan". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). Retrieved January 19, 2016.
  18. ^ Anderberg, Carl Adam. "Nominerade" (in Swedish). Moviezine. Retrieved January 4, 2017.
  19. ^ Folcker, Sebastian (January 23, 2017). "De blev årets vinnare". SVT (in Swedish). Retrieved January 23, 2017.
  20. ^ Haimi, Rebecca (January 4, 2018). "Flest nomineringar till Borg – Östlund: "Det känns okej"". SVT (in Swedish). Retrieved January 5, 2018.
  21. ^ Pettersson, Leo (January 22, 2018). "Glädjetårar efter Sameblods succé". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). Retrieved January 22, 2018.
  22. ^ "De är nominerade till Guldbaggen 2019". Aftonbladet (in Swedish). January 3, 2019. Retrieved January 10, 2019.

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