List of submissions to the 68th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film
The following 41 films, all from different countries, were submitted for the 68th Academy Awards in the category Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. The bolded titles were the five nominated films, which came from Algeria, Brazil, Italy, the Netherlands and Sweden. The eventual winner was feminist comedy Antonia's Line from the Netherlands.
Bolivia and Tunisia submitted films for the first time. The Philippines returned to the competition after a nine-year absence. Iran unsuccessfully tried to withdraw the film from contention but the Academy refused to accept the withdrawal.
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