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Satellite Award for Best Foreign Language Film

The Satellite Award for Best Foreign (Language) Film is one of the annual Satellite Awards given by the International Press Academy.


Winners and nomineesEdit


Year Winners and nominees Original title Country
1996 Breaking the Waves Denmark
Azúcar Amarga Cuba
La cérémonie France
Kolya Kolja Czech Republic
Prisoner of the Mountains Кавказский пленник Russia
Ridicule France
1997 Shall We Dance? ダンス? Japan
Live Flesh Carne trémula Spain
Ma vie en rose France/Belgium/UK
Ponette France
The Promise La promesse Belgium/France/Luxembourg
1998 Central Station Central do Brasil Brazil
The Celebration Festen Denmark
Life Is Beautiful La vita è bella Italy
Only Clouds Move the Stars Bare skyer beveger stjernene Norway
La Séparation France
1999 All About My Mother Todo sobre mi madre Spain
Three Seasons Ba Mùa Vietnam/United States
The Emperor and the Assassin 荊軻刺秦王 France/Japan/China
The King of Masks 變臉 China/Hong Kong
The Red Violin Le violon rouge Canada/Italy/UK
Run Lola Run Lola rennt Germany


Year Winners and nominees Original title Country
2000 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 臥虎藏龍 China/Hong Kong/Taiwan/United States
Goya in Bordeaux Goya en Burdeos Italy/Spain
His Wife's Diary Дневник его жены Russia
Malèna Italy/United States
Malli India
Shower 洗澡 China
2001 No Man's Land Ničija zemlja Belgium/Bosnia-Herzegovina/France/Italy/Slovenia/UK
Amélie Le fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain France/Germany
Beijing Bicycle 十七歲的單車 China/France/Taiwan
Our Lady of the Assassins La Virgen de los sicarios Colombia/France/Spain
The Princess and the Warrior Der Krieger und die Kaiserin Germany
Baran باران Iran
2002 Talk to Her Hable con ella Spain
All or Nothing UK
Bloody Sunday Ireland/UK
Everyone Loves Alice Alla älskar Alice Sweden
Monsoon Wedding India
Rain New Zealand
Sex and Lucia Lucía y el sexo France/Spain
2003 City of God Cidade de Deus Brazil
The Barbarian Invasions Les invasions barbares Canada
Gloomy Sunday Ein Lied von Liebe und Tod
Szomorú vasárnap
Monsieur Ibrahim Monsieur Ibrahim et les fleurs du Coran France
Osama اسامه Afghanistan/Iran
Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter... and Spring 봄 여름 가을 겨울 그리고 봄 Germany/South Korea
2004 The Sea Inside Mar adentro Spain
Bad Education La mala educación Spain
Don't Move Non ti muovere Italy
House of Flying Daggers 十面埋伏 China
The Motorcycle Diaries Diarios de motocicleta Argentina
A Very Long Engagement Un long dimanche de fiançailles France
2005 Mother of Mine Äideistä parhain
Den bästa av mödrar
2046 China/France/Germany/Hong Kong
Innocent Voices Voces inocentes Mexico/Puerto Rico/United States
Lila Says Lila dit ça France/UK
Turtles Can Fly لاک پشت ها هم پرواز می کنند France/Iran/Iraq
Walk on Water ללכת על המים Israel/Sweden
2006 Volver Spain
Apocalypto United States
Changing Times Les temps qui changent France
The Lives of Others Das Leben der Anderen Germany
The Syrian Bride הכלה הסורית France/Germany/Israel
Water वाटर Canada
2007 Lust, Caution 色,戒 China/Taiwan/United States
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days 4 luni, 3 săptămâni şi 2 zile Romania
La Vie en Rose La môme France
Offside آفساید Iran
The Orphanage El orfanato Spain
Ten Canoes Australia
2008 Gomorrah Gomorra Italy
Caramel سكر بنات France/Lebanon
The Class Entre les murs France
Let the Right One In Låt den rätte komma in Sweden
Padre Nuestro Sangre de mi sangre Argentina
Reprise Norway
2009 Broken Embraces Los abrazos rotos Spain
The Maid La nana Chile
I Killed My Mother J'ai tué ma mère Canada
Red Cliff 赤壁 China
The White Ribbon Das weiße Band, Eine deutsche Kindergeschichte Germany
Winter in Wartime Oorlogswinter Netherlands


Year Winners and nominees Original title Country
2010 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Män som hatar kvinnor Sweden
Biutiful Mexico
I Am Love Io sono l'amore Italy
Mother 마더 South Korea
Outside the Law Hors-la-loi
خارجون عن القانون
Soul Kitchen Germany
White Material France
2011 Mysteries of Lisbon Mistérios de Lisboa Portugal
13 Assassins 十三人の刺客 Japan/United Kingdom
Faust Russia
Las Acacias Argentina
The Kid with a Bike Le Gamin au vélo Belgium/France/Italy
Le Havre Finland/France/Germany
Miss Bala Mexico
Mozart's Sister Nannerl, la sœur de Mozart France
The Turin Horse A torinói ló Hungary
2012 The Intouchables Intouchables France
Pietà 피에타 South Korea
Amour Austria
Beyond the Hills După dealuri Romania
Caesar Must Die Cesare deve morire Italy
Kon-Tiki Norway
Our Children À perdre la raison Belgium
A Royal Affair En kongelig affære Denmark
A Separation جدایی نادر از سیمین Iran
War Witch Rebelle Canada
2013 The Broken Circle Breakdown Belgium
Bethlehem בית לחם Israel
Blue Is the Warmest Colour La Vie d'Adèle – Chapitres 1 & 2 France
Circles Кругови Serbia
Four Corners South Africa
The Great Beauty La grande bellezza Italy
The Hunt Jagten Denmark
Metro Manila United Kingdom
The Past Le Passé Iran
Wadjda وجدة Saudi Arabia
2014 Tangerines Mandariinid
Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem Gett: Le procès de Viviane Amsalem Israel/France
Ida Poland
Force Majeure Turist Sweden
Leviathan Левиафан Russia
Little England Μικρά Αγγλία Greece
Mommy Canada
Timbuktu Mauritania/France
Two Days, One Night Deux jours, une nuit Belgium
Wild Tales Relatos salvajes Argentina
2015[1] Son of Saul Saul Fia Hungary
The Assassin 刺客聶隱娘 Taiwan
The Brand New Testament Le Tout Nouveau Testament Belgium
Goodnight Mommy Ich seh, Ich seh Austria
The High Sun Zvizdan Croatia
Labyrinth of Lies Im Labyrinth des Schweigens Germany
Mustang France
A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence En duva satt på en gren och funderade på tillvaron Sweden
The Second Mother Que Horas Ela Volta? Brazil
The Throne 사도 South Korea
2016[2] The Salesman Forushande Iran
The Ardennes D'Ardennen Belgium
Elle France
The Handmaiden Ah-ga-ssi South Korea
The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki Hymyilevä mies Finland
Julieta Spain
A Man Called Ove En man som heter Ove Sweden
Ma' Rosa Philippines
Paradise Рай Russia
Toni Erdmann Germany
2017 In the Fade Germany
BPM (Beats per Minute) France
The Divine Order Switzerland
First They Killed My Father Cambodia
Foxtrot Israel
Loveless Russia
The Square Sweden
White Sun Nepal


  1. ^ "Satellite Awards (2015)". International Press Academy. IPA. December 2, 2015. Retrieved December 2, 2015.
  2. ^ "Satellite Awards (2016)" (PDF). International Press Academy. IPA. November 28, 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 3, 2016. Retrieved November 29, 2016.