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92nd Oscars. Oscar Contenders of 2019 (for the 2020 Ceremony) - For prediction, discussion, entertainment purposes

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LAST CHART UPDATE: JULY 13TH, 2019
Part One: Afghanistan through Georgia
Current predictions |  Germany through Norway | Pakistan through Yemen

Afghanistan
never nominated
(submitting spottily since 2002)

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More to come 

Albania
never nominated (subitting since 1996)

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More to come 

Algeria
5 noms | 1 win (submitting since 1969)

PAPICHA
Mounia Messoud
Official Site

106 minutes
French & Arabic 

An 18 year old woman tries to live a normal life in the 1990s despite the civil war. She wants to stage a fashion show in spite of conservative bans.The film premiered at Cannes in Un Certain Regard.

no US distribution at this time

More on Algeria and the Oscar Race...

Argentina
7 noms | 2 wins (submitting since 1961)

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Most recent nominee: Wild Tales (2014)

Armenia
never nominated
(submitting spottily since 2001)

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More to come 

 

Australia
1 nomination (submitting since 1996)

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More to come 

 

Azerbaijan
never nominated
(submitting since 2007)

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More to come 

Bangladesh
never nominated (submitting since 2002)

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More to come 

Belarus
never nominated (submitting infrequently since 1994)

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More to come 

Belgium
7 noms | 0 wins (submitting since 1967)

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The Young Ahmed, which took Best Director at Cannes is a possibility since they've submitted the Dardenne brothers four times in the past (that said, Oscar has never shown any interest in their filmography)

 

 

Bolivia
never nominated
(submitting spottily since 1995)

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More to come 

 

Bosnia & Herzegovina
1 nom | 1 win
(submitting since 1994)

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More to come 

 

Brazil
4 noms | 0 wins (submitting since 1960)

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Bacurau is a dark horse but the more likely (and probably more-likely-to-be-nominated) submission feels like Karim Anouz's period melodrama The Invisible Life of Euridice Gusmao which won Un Certain Regard at Cannes. The last three years have been baffling as to Brazil's choices, though...

Bulgaria
never nominated (submitting since 1971)

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Bulgarian has had one finalist but is still waiting on a nomination. 

Cambodia
1 nomination (submitting since 1994)

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Cambodia's sole nomination is from the brilliant Rithy Panth documentary The Missing Picturel.

 

Canada
7 noms | 1 win
(submitting since 1971)

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Canada had an incredible run with Oscar from 2006 through 2012 (lots of finalists or nominees). Two early possibilities though neither feels truly likely we'd say: Matthias et Maxime (Xavier Dolan) and A Brother's Love (Monia Chokri) which is currently playing in the US

Chad
never nominated
(submitting rarely since 2002)

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They've only submitted twice, both were films by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun who lives and works in France

Chile
2 noms | 1 win
(submitting since 1990)

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One possibility is Pablo Larraín's adoption drama Ema since they've submitted him multiple times (His hit film No proved to be the country's first nomination). The cast includes Gael Garcia Bernal and Catalina Saveedra (The Maid)

China
2 nominations
(submitting since 1979)

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Oscar is terribly averse to Asian cinema which is a real shame. China has had success twice with Zhang Yimou, though. Sadly they can't submit him this year though since Shadow was a finalist they didn't select last year. 

Colombia
1 nomination
(submitting since 1980)

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Oscar has responded well to the films of Ciro Guerra (1 nomination and 1 finalist) but otherwise they've ignored Colombia. Guerro's 2019 film is in English though (Waiting for the Barbarians) so they'll have to choose someone else.

 

Costa Rica
never nominated
(submitting since 2005)

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More to come 

Croatia
never nominated*
(submitting since 1992)

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More to come 

* Two Croatian films were nominated back when Croatia was a part of Yugoslavia

Cuba
1 nomination
(submitting since 1978)

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Strawberry and Chocolate a gay arthouse hit in the 1990s remains their sole nominee. They only submit about once every two or three years though.

Czech Republic
8 noms* | 2 wins* (submitting since 1994 as Czech Republic)

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* This number includes the Czech language stats from the days before Czechoslovakia split into two countries.  If you count only the Czech Republic it's 3 noms / 1 win

 

 Denmark
13 nominations | 3 wins (submitting since 1956)

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Though the press outside of TFE hasn't really caught on to this, Denmark is actually Oscar's fav country (of the right now) with 2 finalists, 5 nods, and a winner all in the last 10 years! 

 

 

Dominican Republic
never nominated (submitting since 1983)

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More to come

Ecuador
never nominated (submitting since 2000)

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More to come

 

 

Egypt
never nominated (submitting since 1958)

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Egypt has had a documentary nomination (The Square in 2013) but no luck yet in foreign film. They hold the distinction of having the second most submissions without a nomination (33 to date)

Estonia
1 nomination
(submitting since 1992)

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More to come

Ethiopia
never nominated (submitting spottily since 2010)

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More to come

 

Finland
1 nom | 0 wins
(submitting since 1973)

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More to come

France
3 Honoraries | 37 noms | 9 wins (submitting since 1956)

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They will have abundant choices (as usual) but three major possibilities already clear: Cannes Queer Palm / Screenplay winner  Portrait of a Lady on Fire, Cannes Jury prize winner Les Miserables and Berlinale's Silver Bear winner By the Grace of God. France rarely goes more than a few years without a nomination but they haven't won in 27 years!

A lot more on France and the Oscars here.

 

 Georgia
1 nom | 0 wins
(submitting since 1996)

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More to come

 

Continue on to

GERMANY through NORWAY

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PAKISTAN through YEMEN

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PREDICTION / STATS PAGE